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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 ...
Set-and-Simmer 3-Bean Chili

Set-and-Simmer 3-Bean Chili

Need enough food to feed an army? Break out the crockpot, because this turkey chili is your secret weapon.  All you have to do is dice a couple bell peppers and about half an onion. The rest is embarrassingly easy. Depending on the troops you need to ...
Baked Low-Fat Mexican Tortilla Wedges

Baked Low-Fat Mexican Tortilla Wedges

You could eat just over a quarter cup of almonds. Or a piece of string cheese and an apple. Or a half cup of vanilla ice cream. But for the same amount of calories – about 225 – wouldn’t you rather fill up on a hot, restaurant-style Mexican meal? Loa ...
Salsa Chicken Salad with Black Beans

Salsa Chicken Salad with Black Beans

When it comes to finger-lickin’ chicken, you probably want to steer clear of the fried stuff that comes in a bucket. Instead, buy it broiled from the deli section of your supermarket (or cook it yourself). One of the many bonuses is that you’re ...
Vegan Black Bean & Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Vegan Black Bean & Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Crunchy tacos and rolled burritos are great anytime Mexican meals. But for a dish that really gets the fiesta started this Cinco de Mayo, entertain with vegan enchiladas. No one will miss the meat with this hearty combination of sweet potatoes, black ...
Vegan Chile-Lime Black Bean Quesadillas

Vegan Chile-Lime Black Bean Quesadillas

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the meat-free way this year. Quesadillas, traditionally made with cheese, chicken or beef, get a vegan makeover in this recipe—and they’re just as easy (if not easier!) to make as meaty Mexican dishes. The fantastic-ness lies ...
Mini Beanie Burgers

Mini Beanie Burgers

Burgers are better when they’re made from beans! Get your (gluten-free) buns ready for a patty with plenty of sass. These tasty temptations may be tiny in size, but they’re big in flavor, spiced nicely with cumin, cilantro and rosemary. S ...