Chipotle Black Bean Dip


Bean dips come in all shapes and forms- but this one has something a little extra special added to it. Avocado.  Yep- I did that.  I changed up the spicy twang of this bean dip recipe and added a … [Read more...]

Shrimp & Black Eyed Pea Salad


Happy New Year, everyone! Being from the South, I've learned that it is a tradition to eat some variation of  a cut of pork, greens, and, of course, black eyed peas on January One. Each element of … [Read more...]

Mango and Black Bean Salad


Today I bring you a true recipe winner.  Even if fruit and rice paired together weirds you out in the slightest- I have faith you and your tastebuds would enjoy this.  I found this recipe to … [Read more...]

Parmesan Garlic Edamame


When I get a snack attack—watch out. Anything is fair game when I get ravenous and usually I reach for unhealthy no-fuss convenience foods to satisfy my screaming cravings.  Thankfully, goods like … [Read more...]

Mexican Chicken & Rice Bowls


Last week I spotted this recipe off Pinterest, and boy, what a jackpot.  I've decided that this recipe would be perfect for singles, students, or the chronically busy individual.  Or- if you just … [Read more...]

Bean & Cheese Enchiladas


This meal rounds out our week of meatless meals.  I better be careful using that word.. meatless.  An American obsession with meat justifies the serving of mega-burgers, foot-longs, and frisbee-sized … [Read more...]

Mexican Stuffed Poblanos


My Fireman and I were out of town this weekend , yet again for family wedding (we spent a beautiful 4-days in a cabin last week with our Supper Club group)  Two weekends in a row of all-you-can eat … [Read more...]

Chipotle Bean Burgers with Spicy Cream Sauce


I've said it before, and I'll say it again.. Packing healthy lunches and snacks to take to work or school offer many benefits. Healthy brown-bag meals can reduce fat, calories, and sodium in our diet, … [Read more...]

Two-Bean Burger with Avocado-Cilantro Mayo

Two Bean Burgers

For you're meatless Monday (or whatever day you choose..) stear away from meat this way- and oh boy, you need this black bean burger in your life- definitly better than anything you will get out of a … [Read more...]

Light Start

Good Morning, Monday!  I'm not so sure I am welcoming you all that well this day- the day after a late night of Super Bowl fun.. I think I am still stuffed from the yummy 'football' food I had … [Read more...]