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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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Leftover Broccoli Soup Recipe

What do you do when life gives you a bowl of leftover blanched broccoli?  You make leftover broccoli soup! HERE’S ALL IT TAKES makes 2 servings 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced 3 cups blanched broccoli, chopped 1 heaping teaspoon Mrs. Dash salt substitute 1 cup hot vegetable broth 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk (I like soy.) […]

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Bright Crunchy Lunch Salad

The salad.  Commonly thought of as an appetizer or side dish.  Seriously underestimated as a source of protein and super nutrients.  Rabbit food.  Who needs it when we can easily take a multi-vitamin for the same vitamins and minerals? You can get them all at TropicalOasis.com. Turns out, I need big salads in my life. […]

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Quick Black Bean Dinner

When I have NO TIME to cook, I still cook, only faster. I ALWAYS have canned beans in the pantry to pull off super quick meals. Black beans are our favorite rush hour staple. They’re so versatile for soups, salads, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and stir-fry meals. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 4 2 (14.5 ounce) […]

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Dairy-Free Alfredo Pasta Dinner

For everyone who knows their way around Simple Daily Recipes, y’all know that I have ALWAYS offered up recipes with commonly found ingredients.  This is not one of them.  In fact, I could go so far as to say this is SDR’s first uncommon ingredients recipe posted since 2007.  Times are a changin’, my friends. […]

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Simple Black Bean Burger Recipe

I’ve eaten my way through plenty of black bean burgers, from restaurants and out of the boxes.  And I’ve read too many recipes that called for a bunch of spices and ingredients. I finally accepted the truth that I haven’t found one I would enjoy eating if ever I were a castaway on an island […]

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Randy’s Purple Hull Peas with Collards

Last night, I felt like eating something down-home and simple.  I searched through the freezer and found a couple of bags of Purple Hull Peas.  These were not just any old peas from the store.  They were special.  These peas came from my neighbor’s garden last summer.  My sweet neighbor-friend, Randy, LOVED sharing his garden […]

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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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Quick White Bean Soup

This Quick White Bean Soup recipe is super healthy for you and it will fill you up!  The combination of flavors, white beans, spinach, green onions, tomatoes, and pepperoncini peppers floating in a bowl of vegetable broth, is outstanding.  OH! And it freezes well, too. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES makes enough to feed 6 with a […]

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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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Zippy Northern Beans Salad

Zippy Northern Bean Salad is really tomato salad with a can of Great Northern Beans tossed in the bowl.  It takes no time at all to pull this simple low fat vegetarian salad together.  I haven’t tried it yet, but I’ll bet if I cooked up some brown rice or quinoa and tossed it into […]

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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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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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New England Beans Baked in Texas

I’ll admit it out loud.  I tend to open up the can when it comes to baked beans.  Baked beans recipes tend to take all day and I NEVER think of taking up the oven for 3 hours just for a side dish.  A roast beef, yes.  A side a beans, no. Well, I came […]

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Black Bean with Quinoa Burgers

I tried out this vegetarian black bean burger recipe the other night and it was pretty darn tasty.  My husband and I really dig bean burgers especially when we’re trying to eat lighter in the summer time.  The only thing I wish I had had on hand was whole wheat buns, they taste better with […]

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