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Hominy Quesadilla with Cilantro and Sour Cream

Hominy is a wonderful ingredient that can be used in so many ways. I love to make these quesadillas. The black beans pair well with the hominy and I love using fresh cilantro. It’s healthy, filling, and oh so delicious. If you want a vegan version, go with a tofu based sour cream and cheeses. Vegan note: Substitute dairy-free cheese and a tofu based sour … Continue reading Hominy Quesadilla with Cilantro and Sour Cream

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Black Bean Burgers with Kale and Sunflower Seeds

I love making veggie burgers. It’s loaded with healthy fiber and protein. Tastes amazing and is ready in just a few minutes! These are perfect at barbeques with friends or a nice dinner at home. Yield: 2 burgers Ingredients: ½ cup black beans ½ cup red kidney beans 1 tbsp. sunflower seeds 1 tbsp. crushed walnuts ½ cup kale 2 tbsp. ground flax-seed ½ tbsp. … Continue reading Black Bean Burgers with Kale and Sunflower Seeds

Sauteed Vegetables over Lentils with Teriyaki Sauce

I love teriyaki sauce, and dressing it over fresh vegetables is so delicious. Making it yourself is easy, and this recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 cup broccoli 1 red pepper ½ red onion ¼ cup brown sugar, packed 2-3 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce 2 tbsp. canola or olive oil 2 cups lentils Preparation:  Wash all the produce. … Continue reading Sauteed Vegetables over Lentils with Teriyaki Sauce

Andouille Sausage with Okra Rice

Simple quality ingredients lead to big flavor.  One of my favorites to make for friends and family. Andouille sausage and okra are a great combination, paired with rice its filling, hearty, and makes great leftovers. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 package andouille sausage (pre-cooked turkey or pork); sliced thin 1 cup rice (white, brown, wild, any kind you like) 1 cup okra (fresh, frozen, or … Continue reading Andouille Sausage with Okra Rice

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Sweet Orange Cashew Stir Fry with Somen Noodles

This lovely stir fry is my go to recipe when I’m feeling like take out. Stir fry is an easy dish you can make in minutes with what you have in the fridge. Combine any fresh veggies you have, with a simple sauce and serve it over rice or noodles and you’ve got a tasty dinner in no time at all. I love using cashews … Continue reading Sweet Orange Cashew Stir Fry with Somen Noodles

Spiced Lentil Delight with Jasmine Rice

The aroma of all the seasonings in this dish with lentils, chickpeas, and jasmine rice is so amazing. This dish is simple, and one of my favorites to share with loved ones, or if I’m craving some take-out; this is my go to recipe. This is vegetarian and vegan friendly. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: ½ cup jasmine rice 1 cup lentils 1 can chickpeas 2 … Continue reading Spiced Lentil Delight with Jasmine Rice

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Coconut Shrimp Tacos

This dish is excellent on warm Summer days.  Warm fried shrimp with the crunchy coconut coating, and the sweetness of the orange marmalade chili sauce is a perfect combination for these tacos. This is a detailed recipe, its well worth the effort! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 8 Corn tortillas Peanut, canola, or vegetable oil to fry with 20 shrimp, peeled and de-veined, medium size, and … Continue reading Coconut Shrimp Tacos