Legumes · Mealing Planning

Maple Balsamic Glazed Garbanzo Beans

One of my strategies when cooking for busy families is to make dishes that can be eaten as is or added to other dishes. My style is kind of mix and match. I often create components rather than cooking full meals. I find this gives families greater flexibility in meeting the needs of a wide range… Continue reading Maple Balsamic Glazed Garbanzo Beans

Legumes · Recipes

Pinto Beans with Vegan Sausage

I did not grow up liking sliced hot dogs in my baked beans. I was the kind of child who liked to keep my meals simple. It was only in my macrobiotic studies that I learned the value of incorporating two protein sources into one dish. If you haven't tried this, you can raise a simple… Continue reading Pinto Beans with Vegan Sausage

Legumes · Recipes

Garbanzo Bean Crepes with Sauteed Vegetables

I didn’t think these would turn into crepes when I first saw the recipe over at Oh She Glows. But, that’s how they turned out for me. I was looking for a quick simple dinner item and these were a hit. I used the basic garbanzo bean flour to water ratio that Angela uses, but added… Continue reading Garbanzo Bean Crepes with Sauteed Vegetables

Legumes · Recipes · Soup

Curried Lentil Soup

We all need those recipes that satisfy a broad range of different tastes and ages. This is one to take note of. Everyone I know loves this soup, including adults, teenagers and 3-year olds. It's easy to make, but has a lovely mix of flavors and is a step up from a more traditional lentil… Continue reading Curried Lentil Soup

Legumes · Recipes · Vegan MOFO 2013 · Vegetables

Sweet Vegetable Saute with Fried Tempeh – Vegan MoFo

Late Summer and Autumn is the perfect time for a sweet root vegetable dish. Adding fried tempeh is a great way to give your children some hearty and satisfying vegan protein in a way that is both strengthening and energizing for their active lives. I originally made this dish for a friend who needs strengthening… Continue reading Sweet Vegetable Saute with Fried Tempeh – Vegan MoFo