Tag: green bell pepper

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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Roasted Bell Pepper and Potatoes

I could eat a whole plate of oven roasted vegetables and call it ‘dinner’.  Couldn’t you?  The other night, I had a icebox full of leftovers that didn’t quite go together, like leftover stir-fry veggies, baked yellow squash, and pinto beans.  It didn’t help that I had a hankering for fried potatoes.  That’s when I […]

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Spanish Lentils Cooked My Way

Lentils are relatively a new thing for me.  I’ve known of them for years, and off and on I’ve tried lentil recipes that worked out.  My biggest problem with them is getting the texture right.  I don’t care for the blown out, mushy results I typically get when I cook up a bag.  I’ve told myself every […]

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Orange White Bean Salad Recipe

This low fat salad recipe is very good because all the ingredients are fresh.  It’s a very mild salad that’s packed with all the nutritional winners, fiber, protein, vitamins.  Toss in a little cooked quinoa or whole wheat orzo pasta and you’ve got lunch. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 (15-ounce) can cooked Great Northern Beans or […]

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Red Bean Gumbo Recipe

I will admit, OUT LOUD, in front of everybody, that I don’t like typical gumbo recipes.  I’ve eaten only two bowls in my life that weren’t drowning in a layer of oil. Thankfully, this delightful red bean gumbo recipe I have before you is nothing like the meaty gumbo versions.  This vegetarian gumbo doesn’t need […]

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Simple Corn Salad Recipe

Totally simple to toss together and a great make-ahead recipe when you know you have a busy week ahead of you.  This corn salad is zesty with a tinge of sweet.  It gets better and better the longer it’s stored in the refrigerator. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 2 cups frozen sweet corn, simmered in water […]

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