Chipotle Black Bean Dip

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]