Tag Archives: black beans

Chocolate Black Bean Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Black Bean Truffle Cookies

You expect to see them in a simmering pot of stew, a bulky burrito or a spicy rice dish. But black beans in your dessert? It’s a foreign – even shocking – concept. Don’t let dinner visions sway you from trying these rich, decadent, bean-based truffle ...
Smoky Vegan Bean & Beet Patties

Smoky Vegan Bean & Beet Patties

Smoked paprika has become a highly-anticipated guest star in my culinary creations as of late. I can’t get enough of this vibrant spice and the distinctive flavor it brings to my dishes. It is especially piquant in these Vegan Bean and Beet Pat ...
Southwestern-Style Tricolor Quinoa Salad

Southwestern-Style Tricolor Quinoa Salad

You can’t go wrong with tomato salsa, but to really get guests gathering around a chip bowl, set out a southwestern-seasoned black bean and corn combo. All that flavor, with a little more texture and a ton more protein, inspired this healthy salad. T ...
Millet & Black Bean Stuffed Fiesta Acorn Squash

Millet & Black Bean Stuffed Fiesta Acorn Squash

Cooking with popular, trendy grains is one of my “things.” But I have to admit, there’s one that I’ve shied away from for years, and the reason why is silly: I didn’t know how to cook millet. Turns out this healthy, tasty, nutrient-packed grain is ea ...
Vegetarian Black Bean, Tomato & Walnut Chili

Vegetarian Black Bean, Tomato & Walnut Chili

Being an autumn junkie (sweaters! apples! squash! pumpkin! Who’s with me?!), I’ve been pining for this season for months. Now that it’s finally here, the soup pot is happily home on the stove and hearty, spoonable meals have made their way back onto ...