Tag: garbanzo beans

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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Tirunelveli’s Veri Veri Teriyaki Chickpeas and Rice

Veri Veri Teriyaki Chickpeas and rice is one of those dishes that is really popular in party’s, a lot of catering companies have this dish available, Elegant Touch Catering was one of the first companies to ever introduce veri veri teriyaki to the market and ever since is a dish that makes you say, I […]

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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, and i now know which are the best tools I can use, amazing !! just check out the knives from www.selfdefenseknives.co and you won’t regret it.  I already […]

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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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Chickpeas and Veggie Medley

Ok, I know I’ve already done a recipe with chickpeas this week. But come ON! Who eats something different every night of the week? that lives on a reasonable budget? that hates to throw out good food? I’m calling this recipe “vegetable medley”, because it’s better than “leftover vegetables from the frig that need to […]

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Hummus is Yummus

Hummus recipes come in all shapes and sizes.  I whip this one up when I have hungry company sitting around the table. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 can (15 ounce) chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 to 3 tablespoons tehina (sesame seed paste) 1 small garlic clove, crushed extra virgin olive oil […]

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