Kichadi is an East Indian comfort food that features rice and lentils (or split peas), and a variety of spices and vegetables. The combination of herbs and spices will fill your kitchen with a wonderful …

Sneaky Chickpea Burgers

Sneaky Chickpea Burger

For those of you that need to sneak veggies into your kids at every opportunity, this one’s for you! Our girls have no idea that these burgers have both carrots and red pepper … and …

Red Lentil Chili

Red Lentil Chili

This is my family’s all time favorite chili! Red lentils cook very quickly and are not only pretty but creamy and delicious. We love to serve this over a baked Yukon Gold Potato.

Velvety Macaroni

Mac 'n Cheese

The true guilt free and creamy “Velvety Macaroni.”

Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

About once a week, my family eats burritos for dinner. This recipe makes a great burrito filling or side dish and doesn’t take much longer than heating up a can of beans. This is a …

Pizzas How You Like ‘Em

Pizzas How You Like 'Em

This is a bit labor intensive, so I make a double-batch of this dough and put it in the freezer. This way, I always have it on hand and can make more when I have …

Rainbow Burgers


This veggie burger is a combination of what I loved from other veggie burgers that I have made in the past. Adapt it any way you like. You can use any type of bean or …

Ponzu Noodle Salad


Ponzu is a soy and citrus sauce popular in Japanese cooking. Use it to dress up simple vegetable and rice dishes, or use it as a sauce for stir-fries. Make this dish in the spring …

Black-Eyed Peas

Black-Eyed Peas

This recipe will convince you that healthy does taste better!

Black Bean Burgers

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This Mexican burger is inspired by Jeff Novick’s veggie burger line. It’s a delicious and healthy alternative to greasy beef burgers. Use your favorite salsa or you could also replace salsa with ketchup. If you …