Tag: carrot

Spinach Hummus Quesadillas

Spinach Hummus is not just for dipping.  I dig spreading between to toasted whole wheat tortillas with fresh bean sprouts and carrot.  OH! I didn’t think of it until just now – red bell pepper would make these rock!  I wish I had thought of it when I put these together.  It’s okay.  I have […]

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Black Eye Peas, Carrots and Collards

This is one of my family’s  favorite plant-based meals.  We have it once a week, well actually twice a week.  My husband and I enjoy the leftovers for lunch.  Anyhoo.  I typically whip up black eye peas, carrots and collards in the pressure cooker.  I’ve had several folks ask me how to make the wonderful […]

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Black Eye Peas, Carrots and Collards from a Pressure Cooker

I made something very similar to this not too long ago, but it didn’t have carrots in it.  Oh let me tell you, my friend, carrots with black eye peas, onions and collard greens are a match made in heaven.  A cornbread pancake on the side makes the meal just that much more fun.  My […]

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Crunchy Veggie Wraps

Imagine a toasty warm tortilla, smeared with garlicky hummus, filled with thinly sliced crispy, fresh cabbage, green bell pepper, carrot, cucumber, mushrooms, green onion, and a few black beans.  OH SO GOOD! Charlie and I have had these crunchy veggie wraps for lunch three times this week.  They seriously ROCK!  You should have seen us.  Charlie was making grunting […]

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No Egg No Oil Carrot Muffins- STILL MOIST

My world of baking muffins and cupcakes has been shaken up a bit.  All my cooking life I’ve read eggs and oil are staple ingredients to baking muffin recipes.  Somewhere along the road, I learned oil could be substituted for applesauce, but the egg was still there holding the batter together.  Then, I’ve read of […]

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Artichokes, Northern Beans and Orzo Salad

Artichokes, Northern Beans and Orzo Salad would be a smash hit at any potluck affair.  And anyone looking for light lunch recipes, this recipe works for them, too.  The marinated artichokes hearts really add zing to this dish, don’t even think about leaving them out.  To bump it up on the healthy grains recipes meter, […]

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Northern Beans Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This Northern Beans Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is a satisfying whole foods plant-based recipe.  It’s good eaten cold right out of the icebox and eaten at room temperature (perfect for your next potluck party).  However, my favorite way to chow down on this simple salad is gently warmed up and tossed with whole wheat pasta. […]

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Spinach and Quinoa Dinner

The first time I made this quinoa recipe, it was to be used for a stuffed bell peppers recipe.  My husband and I enjoyed the filling so much, we both agreed it was a meal on it own.  He said, “Next time, save yourself the trouble of broiling the peppers and just make the filling.” […]

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Broiled Red Bell Peppers Stuffed With Quinoa

This meatless recipe of red bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, spinach, onions, and carrots is absolutely dee-lish!  I wasn’t sure my husband was going to dig it.  It turned out, he totally grooved on it.  Said it was “fresh and fun”.  SCORE!!! OH! And I finally figured out the secret to making tasty quinoa that […]

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Carrot and Orange Salad

HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serve 4 friends 1 pound carrots 2 large oranges 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice pinch of sugar (optional) 2 tablespoons chopped pistachio nuts salt and ground black pepper Peel the carrots and grate them into a large bowl.  Peel the oranges with a sharp knife and cut into […]

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