Beans (dried) · Meatless Monday · One-Pot Meals · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Apple-Barley Chickpea Curry

Colorful, delicious curry! I started developing this easy recipe several years ago. I recall making it several times, adjusting the seasonings and refining the instructions, but never being quite satisfied. It went on the back burner, so to speak, for a few years. Long enough ago that I can’t remember what put the idea in… Continue reading Apple-Barley Chickpea Curry

Meatless Monday · Requires overnight step · Slow Cooker · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Three-Bean Chili For A Crowd (Slow Cooker)

  Nothing beats a hot bowl of chili on a blustery winter day. Plenty of things are tied, mind you, such as Homemade Hot Cocoa, French Honey Bread, and Beef Stew. But did you ever notice that chili is just as delicious in hot weather? There’s something about spicy food that makes you feel warmer in the winter and… Continue reading Three-Bean Chili For A Crowd (Slow Cooker)

Meatless Monday · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Garlicky Pasta With Beans and Broccoli Rabe

This is one of our favorite Meatless Monday dishes. So much flavor for so little effort! It’s an adaptation of a recipe I first saw on Smitten Kitchen, one of my favorite food blogs. I rarely tweak anything Deb publishes, as she’s brilliant and always spot-on. Really, all I’ve done is add the beans for a… Continue reading Garlicky Pasta With Beans and Broccoli Rabe

Slow Cooker · Soup & Broth · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Yellow-Eye Soup

Far, far better than Navy Bean Soup! By several orders of magnitude, in my not-so-humble opinion. No false modesty here, this stuff is incredibly yummy! And I do have my chief tester’s opinion to back me up. He loves to play the guessing game, where he tries to guess the ingredients in my recipes. He’s getting quite skilled at it.… Continue reading Yellow-Eye Soup

Meatless Monday · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Black Bean Enchiladas

  Happy Meatless Monday, a day in advance! You will surely be happy eating these hearty enchiladas. We were almost done with dinner before my chief tester noticed there was no meat. They’re that good. They go great with Sweet & Spicy Pickled Peppers, if you actually have any left.  So many meatless recipes end up not being… Continue reading Black Bean Enchiladas

Meatless Monday · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Green Tomato and Lentil Stew

Here it is, the first week in October, and there is sill plenty left in my garden to harvest. My Swiss Chard plant is almost as big as I am, my 2nd cucumber planting has just started to produce, the scarlet runner beans are still flowering, and there are tons of green tomatoes. Realistically, even an… Continue reading Green Tomato and Lentil Stew