Three Bean Salad Recipe

three bean salad recipe with red beans, white beans, green beans

Everything I love to eat was invented by someone’s grandma. Three bean salad is a good example of “old lady food” but you know what, old lady food is yummy and this three bean salad recipe is a good one. I have an undying devotion to bean salads. They’re wonderful. Make them on a day…

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Gigante Bean Salad

Delicious gigante bean salad with apples, corn, jalapeños and apple cider vinaigrette

Healthy, delicious gigante bean salad with apples, corn, jalapeños, apple cider vinaigrette and Royal Corona gigante beans

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Breakfast Chef Salad

Breakfast salad with lettuce, simple vinaigrette, boiled eggs, sunflower seeds

I first encountered a breakfast salad fifteen years ago. My ex-husbands sister-in-law was from Japan and she always ate a small salad with breakfast and told me salad was a regular component of Japanese breakfasts. I thought to myself it was a grand idea, but never made it part of my daily breakfast habit. And…

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

pumpkin soup

This was an experiment that worked out. Real, REAL good. I needed to use up some pumpkin puree after shooting my homemade pumpkin puree video. I remembered a recipe I made several years ago, a butternut squash and shrimp soup with a coconut milk base, that was AB FAB. And you know, pumpkin is so similar…

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Veggie Burger Recipe

Veggie Burger Recipe

This vegan bean burger recipe is very flexible, giving you endless variety. Avoid highly processed, pre-made veggie burgers and make your own! Yay! You can even store them in the freezer! Whee!

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Roasted Asparagus with Chili Oil and Lemon

Roasted Asparagus with Chili Oil and Lemon Recipe Video (scroll down for printable recipe) Roasting, if you are unawares, is most likely the best thing you can do to any vegetable. Asparagus takes particularly well to this treatment. Once roasted, it becomes sweet and juicy with a good, toothsome texture. I’m not really sure what…

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Cheese Enchilada Recipe with Red Sauce

cheese enchilada video – scroll down for recipe This was one of my favorite meals growing up. Corn tortillas filled with cheddar cheese and diced white onion, covered in red sauce, and heated just long enough for the cheese to melt, leaving the onions still crisp. My little brother hated onions when he was a…

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Mushroom Duxelles in Puff Pastry

  If you don’t know, duxelles is just French for “mushrooms cooked down into paste”. Mushroom paste? Blech. No wonder they made up a fancy-sounding word for it. But it is yummy if you’re into mushrooms. If you’re not, I completely understand because I have hated mushrooms my whole life until very recently when I…

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