Dinner in 10!

chicken and black bean rice salad

Last night was super busy, but that didn’t mean we couldn’t have a nutritious dinner!  I am not a huge advocate of convenience foods, but these items made my life a lot easier last night: Whole Foods 265 Organic canned black beans, Trader Joe’s frozen roasted corn, pre-washed organic spinach, Whole Food’s guacamole, and Trader […]

Chipotle Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Chipotle Dip

Just last week I purchased the Breville Fast Slow Cooker from Williams-Sonoma.  I already have a slow cooker, but this one intrigued me because it can also roast and pressure cook. I’ve been meaning to get a pressure cooker, as I really do enjoy using dried versus canned beans in my recipes when I can. […]

Mosmi’s Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

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We surround ourselves with like-minded people every day.  People that share the same views of the world, life paths, goals for our children, etc.  Being passionate about good, clean, healthy food – that’s often a friend “prerequisite” too :). I am blessed to be surrounded by not only great friends, but great cooks too. One […]

Quinoa Black Bean Burgers with Avocado Creme

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There’s no doubt most people love a good burger!  But there is no reason that burger needs to be made from beef or turkey all of the time.  This fabulous quinoa black bean burger is sure to please even your most skeptical veggie burger critics.  The black beans give them density, roasted corn and quinoa […]

Black Beans – Two Ways

Sweet Potato stuffed with Black Bean Salad

Tonight I made an amazingly tasty, and simple meatless dish for Meatless Monday.  When I’m using canned black beans, it literally takes no more than 10 minutes to whip together. I love that this dish is rich in fiber, protein, antioxidants, potassium and vitamin A!  But what I love even more is it’s taste….give this […]