Recipes & Food

Roasted Butternut Squash, Black Bean and Spinach Tacos with Cashew Cumin Sour Cream

Roasted Butternut Squash, Black Bean and Spinach Tacos with Cashew Cumin Sour Cream

NOT YOUR TYPICAL TACO Tacos bless us with a multitude of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, even dessert.  They are simple, easy to make and endless when it comes to creative combinations that are authentic, festive and flavorful. Tacos are all about getting your creative juices flowin’ and this recipe is intended to help do just that! Uncovering ways […]
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Red Lentil & Mushroom stuffed Eggplant with Cashew Sour Cream

Red Lentil & Mushroom stuffed Eggplant with Cashew Sour Cream

COMFORT ZONES AND EGGPLANT This particular recipe is more involved than most, however, lately, I’ve been trying things outside my “comfort zone.” So, I went with it. Turns out, the kitchen can be a great space for developing a practice of comfort zone crossing! I like to think of it as my own private labratory for expanding beyond the of the […]
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Black-Eyed Pea, Collards & Corn Chili

Black-Eyed Pea, Collards & Corn Chili

Happy 2013…Whoohoo!!! Growing up, a southern tradition my family has maintained each year is to create a meal on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day that represents good health and good luck for the New Year. Black-eyed peas are actually legumes that became popular in the South during the Civil War. It’s been said that […]
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Black Bean Burger Sliders

Black Bean Burger Sliders

INEXPENSIVE & GOOD FOR YOUR HEART Black beans are rich in antioxidants. Studies show that the darker the bean, the denser it’s antioxidant level, leaving black beans to top the charts! All beans are extremely beneficial to those looking to improve the nutrient density of their foods that offer a dependable protein source, help lower […]
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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

A SWEET, ROOT VEGETABLE WITH BENEFITS It is the time for winter soups and stews! And sweet potatoes are a great addition. They are a good source of potassium and vitamin B6, which help support a wide range of activities in our nervous system. The body tends to use a lot of potassium and other […]
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