Tag: chickpeas

Garbanzo Beans n Swiss Chard n Tomato Sauce

Garbanzo Beans n Swiss Chard n Tomato Sauce is a meal for anyone wanting heart healthy recipes without salt and full of flavor.  I’m so glad this simple vegetarian recipe serves 6.  I was able to go back for seconds knowing I would have enough for tomorrow’s lunch, too. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 6 […]

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Spinach Hummus Tostadas

I posted this photo on facebook and someone commented that I should be careful eating outside. Apparently, I got grass on my lunch. Hardy har har. Spinach Hummus Tostadas are this week’s lunch wonder hit.  I totally dig the warm, crispy whole wheat tortilla and spinach hummus together topped with zesty onion, bright cherry tomatoes […]

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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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Veri Veri Teriyaki Chickpeas and Rice

Veri Veri Teriyaki Chickpeas and rice is one of those dishes that makes you say, “MMM!”  I said it. My husband said it several times, as if he was surprised that a meatless dish could taste so good.  We enjoyed this easy vegetarian recipe so much we went back for THIRDS,.  I kid you not.  […]

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Spinach Hummus Without Tahini

Lately, I’ve been introducing new healthy dips and snacks to my family.  Hummus is my personal no-brainer-go-to snack.  I love to eat it loaded with enough garlic to ward off the whole cast of Twilight.  Since my kids aren’t old enough to appreciate the spicy stink of garlic, I went looking for a hummus recipe just […]

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Chickpeas and Lentils Lunch Salad

This Chickpeas and Lentils Lunch Salad recipe is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes.  It really hits the spot when you’re so hungry you could eat a horse.  If you have any leftover rice or quinoa, toss it in and you’ll have a well rounded meal in a bowl. Like all great salads, this healthy […]

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Three Bean Salad Recipe For Lunch

I watched the food documentary Forks Over Knives two times this week. What a great show! I am TOTALLY on board for eating more fruits and vegetables.  I already love my veggies, but now I have another reason to pile on the goodness.  If you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, or have moments […]

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Tomato-Rice Salad with Chickpeas and Feta

This simple vegetarian salad recipe is so good, my husband had TWO bowls.  I did, too.  There’s something about the fresh taste of tomatoes and feta cheese together that makes it hard to stop eating.  The chickpeas add a creamy texture while the zucchini stands in for the crunchy bites.  I’d have to say that […]

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Quinoa and Tomato Salad

This tangy quinoa salad could be prepared as a light meal for 3 or a side for 6.  It’s fresh and colorful and perfect for potluck occasions, too.  What really makes the salad rock is the use of fresh picked tomatoes and fresh squeezed lemon juice.  I’ve made other quinoa salad recipes with lemon juice […]

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Garbanzo Beans and Zucchini Dinner

This simple dinner recipe took hardly any time to pull together.  It’s full of fresh flavors with a little kick of good chili powder.  I’ve had access to plenty of fresh picked zucchini lately and I’m trying to find new ways to cook it up.  This recipe is like the Yellow Peppers and Chickpeas recipe […]

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Yellow Peppers and Chickpeas

When I get in the mood for chickpeas or garbanzo beans, whichever side of the tracks you come from, I cannot get enough of them.  I used to buy canned chickpeas until I learned to cook them in a pressure cooker.  Nowadays, I keep home-cooked chickpeas stored up in the freezer ready and waiting for […]

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4 Bean Salad Recipe that ROCKS!

Every Thursday, the kids and I gather up our school papers and head over to our friend’s, the Buckwalters, to learn science and art together.  My favorite part is lunch time and tea time.  Cheryl and I share the love of cooking and drinking tea.  She’s an excellent cook whose family enjoys Thai, Indian, Ukrainian, […]

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Chick-Peas with Mustard Greens and Sweet Potato

This is a complete well-balanced vegetarian meal that takes just about 35 minutes to bring together.  Chick-peas with Mustard Greens and Sweet Potato is a mild tasting meal.  The tender chunks of sweet potato go very well with the earthy tastes coming from the chick-peas and greens. Although, I used mustard greens in this recipe, […]

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Tomato, Chickpea and Spinach Soup

This simple soup recipe made for a nice addition to our weekly dinner menu.  The kiddos didn’t like it, but four grown ups chowed down until they could eat no more.  So colorful, so fresh tasting, light on the calories, and loaded with filling ingredients.  I served this soup with a side of hot baked […]

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Creamy Chickpea Soup with Rosemary

Francie presents a recipe for a creamy, delicious, spicy, bright soup that will warm you head to toe, fill you with lots of energy (chickpeas are a great source of protein, dontcha know!) and best of all, all this fabulousness will cost only a couple bucks to boot! HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 tablespoon of […]

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