Tag: onions

Spicy Cabbage Dinner

Never in my days have I come across a cabbage recipe that had a Mexican flare to it.  My husband and I have always known cabbage cooked with sausage or tossed into stir-fry meals. Eating it cooked with tomatoes, beans, sweet corn, onion, cumin and chili powder was a whole new yummy experience.  We were […]

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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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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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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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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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Watch How to Make a Quick Ratatouille for Lunch

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Mediterranean Baked Rice

HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serves 4 to 6 1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain rice 2 3/4 cups water 1 roasted red bell pepper 1 tablespoon oil packed sun-dried tomato, chopped 2 green onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled 3 tablespoons black olives, chopped 3 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 3 tablespoons fresh […]

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Brown Rice and Spanish Lentils Salad

If you like salads with a tangy dressing, this brown rice and lentil recipe is right up your alley.  My husband was all over this dish and went back for seconds. Try this whole foods plant-based recipe and let me know what you think. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serves 6 2/3 cups dry Spanish Pardina Brown […]

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Caramelized Onions the Whole Week Long

Caramelized onions are great to have on hand.  They’re lovely as a pizza topping, with burgers, chopped and stirred into sour cream for a quick onion dip… just about anywhere you can think to eat an onion, there’s a place for caramelized onions. I’ve learned to make more than I could use in one meal, […]

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Sweet & Spicy Pickled Green Tomatoes

Oh my friend, let me tell you that you ain’t never had a pickled green tomatoes recipe like this one.  Well, maybe you have, but I haven’t.  I got the recipe over the phone from a farmer who said it was his grandmother’s recipe.  He said she was probably turning over in her grave because […]

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Pickled Green Tomatoes

This pickled green tomatoes recipe comes to us from Sue Adams, a loyal reader here of SimpleDailyRecipes.com. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 peck green tomatoes sliced 1 1/2 ounce black peppercorns 6 cups granulated sugar 1 ounce whole allspice 1/4 ounce ground mustard 1 dozen onions sliced 1 ounce whole cloves 1 ounce mustard seed […]

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