vegetarian burrito bowls

vegetarian burrito bowls

These Vegetarian Burrito Bowls are quick, easy, healthy, one-pot and most importantly (to me at least) absolutely delicious! They are obviously vegetarian, as well as gluten free and nut free and whipped up in an Instant Pot making them an awesome family friendly...
crispy roasted chickpeas

crispy roasted chickpeas

If you have been looking for a crunchy, savory, addictive and healthy snack, you’re in the right place. These Crispy Roasted Chickpeas will rock your world. With only five ingredients these crunchy garbanzo beans are ready in just 25 minutes and come in at just 128...
black bean hummus

black bean hummus

This healthy homemade black bean hummus is one of my very favorite recipes. It is naturally gluten-free and vegan! It’s the perfect appetizer, party food or plant-based snack. I cannot wait for you to try this black bean hummus recipe with lime, coriander and...
mexican four bean salad

mexican four bean salad

This vegan Mexican Four Bean Salad is going to be your new favorite picnic or potluck side dish- because it is so flavorful and delicious, but totally easy to make! The creamy avocado and cumin dressing has a kick of smoky chipotle chili that really peps up the canned...
southwest bean burgers

southwest bean burgers

I am telling you my friends, these Southwest Bean Burgers are in a league of their own. They are savory and tender patties of goodness that will satisfy all of your vegetarian comfort food cravings! I originally shared this recipe on December 28, 2011. I have updated...
five ingredient black bean croquettes

five ingredient black bean croquettes

These crispy black bean croquettes are a super easy vegetarian appetizer to serve for a Cinco de Mayo party. Serve them with guacamole or salsa for dipping and watch them disappear in no time! But, guys, you may need to sit down for this one. This recipe is fried. I...
smoky and sweet turkey chili

smoky and sweet turkey chili

This week marks the ONE YEAR mark since my cookbook, Maple: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup (Quirk Books) was published. In honor of the occasion, I wanted to share one of my top recipes from the book, Smoky and Sweet Turkey Chili, plus I have...
black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

This black bean and quinoa salad with mango and avocado is a delicious gluten-free side salad for potlucks, parties and summertime picnics, and the left-overs make a healthy vegan lunch. Last week I was gearing up for some recipe development for you guys but was...
southwest cobb salad

southwest cobb salad

This healthy Cobb Salad has a Southwest twist. Along with the traditional bacon and hard-boiled eggs, this Southwest Cobb Salad also has black beans, corn, jicama and cilantro on top. Back in my food stylist heyday I worked day in and day out with the same photography...
mexican jicama shrimp salad

mexican jicama shrimp salad

This Mexican jicama shrimp salad with jicama, avocado and grapefruit is the perfect light meal and the left-overs will make a stellar healthy lunch too! Calling this salad a twist on a taco salad is a bit of a disservice to this unique dish. To begin, as with the...
black bean burgers with green tea basil aioli

black bean burgers with green tea basil aioli

Last June I flew to San Francisco for one night to appear on the cooking stage at the American Library Association annual conference at the Moscone center to promote my cookbook Maple, 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup. I knew with such a short...

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