Chickpea Avocado Salad recipes

Serve this flavorful salad on a bed of greens for a complete meal. I like arugula with this dish, but feel free to use your favorite.

Green Chile Rice with Black Beans recipes

Black beans are not usually added to this popular Mexican rice dish, but their addition makes it into a one-pot meal. Use whatever beans you have on hand, or leave them out if you want to serve this as a… Read more

Pizza with Creamed Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Olives

I like a pizza that kicks with flavor, and this one does it for me. The creamy sauce is rich without the added fat in most cream sauces, and the sun-dried tomatoes and olives add a perfect tangy-salty punch.

Thai Noodle Soup recipes

Once the ingredients are prepped for this soup, the dish comes together quickly. Sautéing the vegetables first shortens the stewing time, so there’s no need to spend long hours over a soup pot. This is a great one-pot meal that… Read more

Ethiopian Wild Rice Pilaf

Berbere, a spice used in Ethiopian cooking, resembles the spice garam masala from India. It is an unusual blend of spices such as cardamom, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and fenugreek. You can find it at gourmet spice shops or online (or… Read more

South-of-the-Border Pizza recipes

I love pizza! And I like to surprise my guests by making pizzas you’ll never find at a pizza place. This healthy pizza recipe is always a hit!

Chickpea Avocado Salad Super Bowl

Serve this flavorful salad on a bed of greens for a complete meal. I like arugula with this dish, but feel free to use your favorite.

Orange Black Bean Taquitos Super Bowl

The orange zest and juice in this recipe brighten the dish and elevate the ordinary black bean to new heights. Serve this with cooked brown rice or quinoa and a salad.

Spiked Sour Cream Super Bowl

I always make my own sour cream when I want it. I sometimes like to kick up the flavor, as I do in this recipe, depending on what I’m serving it with. This version is great on tacos, burritos, or… Read more

Corn and Black Bean Cakes brunch

My mom made a version of these savory pancakes for dinner when I was a kid. My updated version is healthier, but no less delicious—and now I enjoy them for breakfast, too! For best results, don’t try to flip the… Read more