Black Bean Soup with Sherry

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A friend stopped by for lunch last Friday. I had some leftover frittata, but I was afraid that there wasn’t going to be enough, so I whipped up this soup. The recipe popped into my inbox shortly before my friend called, and I had nearly all of the ingredients on hand, so I […]

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Smoky Black Bean and Cheddar Burrito with Baby Spinach

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Once again, this is a case of the picture not doing the dish justice. Sometimes that happens when something is so good that we eat almost all of it, then I scream, “Don’t eat the last one… we have to photograph it for the blog.” Unfortunately you can’t see the […]

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Black Beans and Rice with Cheese

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Unfortunately, the picture doesn’t do this dish justice.  When you stir up the beans, the rice and the cheese and the cheese starts to melt into the dish, you end up with a wonderful meal.   It’s similar to a chili with less sauce, but no less delicious!

My niece Christina sent me this recipe the other […]

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Corn and Black Bean Salad with Basil-Lime Vinaigrette

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I love corn salads and I love bean salads, so for me this salad is heaven!   Like most great recipes that I find, I’ve made it twice within the last couple of days, and I’ve had three helpings this afternoon alone.   The vinaigrette makes the salad taste so fresh which I attribute to the lime […]

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Black Bean Brownies

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Ok, so I’m always on a quest for ways to get healthy food into the boys.   Is hiding vegetables in entrees and baked goods the best thing to do?   Not sure, but if I find a recipe that they’ll eat that has hidden veggies in it, it makes me feel a little better about serving […]

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