Vegan Baked Beans with Brown Sugar

Summertime is always filled with spending time outside. Picnics, barbeques, and gatherings with friends. This is a perfect dish everyone can enjoy; its vegetarian and vegan friendly. Navy beans, red beans, and sweet brown sugar make this a delightful treat. Yield: 12 servings Ingredients: 2 cans navy beans 1 can red beans or kidney beans 8 ounces of tomato sauce 1 tbsp. dijon mustard 1 … Continue reading Vegan Baked Beans with Brown Sugar

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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

Gloria’s Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti

Growing up my Mom would make spaghetti once a week. It was always my favorite. I’d always help her stir the sauce. The smell of sweet tomatoes and pasta always takes me back to those memories with her. She worked hard, and always made dinner for us; myself, my brother, and my father.  We never had much money, and to me that never mattered. It … Continue reading Gloria’s Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti

Cucumber Salad with Moscato and Rice Wine 

This lovely cucumber salad is a great side dish for any barbecue, picnic, or outdoor get together with friends. Its simple and so easy to make. Fresh vegetables paired with rice wine vinegar and moscato wine, makes it a great marinade that’s slightly sweet and super delicious! Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup red cabbage 1 cucumber 3 celery stalks 2 carrots 1/4 tsp celery … Continue reading Cucumber Salad with Moscato and Rice Wine 

Pesto Pasta Salad with Fresh Basil and Walnuts

I love making this in the Summertime.  Its fresh full of healthy ingredients, and so easy it’s ready in just a few minutes! I love to take this to friend’s barbecues, and lunches at work. I also love to toss in a can of tuna with this salad for a simple and satisfying dinner. Ingredients: 2 cups rotini pasta (add nutrients using whole wheat or … Continue reading Pesto Pasta Salad with Fresh Basil and Walnuts

Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

I love making these little pudding pies. Less than 30 minutes and you have a delicious dessert. The crust is made with crushed cookies, and you can use any flavor pudding you prefer.  In this recipe I used vanilla wafers to make the crust, and for the pudding I made tapioca, butterscotch, and vanilla. Note: If you are short on time you can buy pre-made … Continue reading Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

I love Brussels sprouts! This dish is paired with sweet candied walnuts is quick, easy, and ready in minutes. Perfect for parties, gatherings, or a nice dinner at home; this one is sure to please. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups brussels sprouts 3 tbsp.  olive oil 1/2 cup crushed walnuts pepper, to taste 3 tbsp. sugar 2 tbsp. butter Preparation: Wash the brussels sprouts … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts