Category: Beans

Beans are a long deep category encompassing the entire family of legumes and lentils.  As a vegan, beans are a main staple in our meals.  I am always soaking, cooking, or pureeing one bean meal or another.

Vegetable Burrito with green lentils

Vegetable burrito

Source:  Mayumi’s Kitchen Macrobiotic Cooking The Macrobiotic burrito The vegetable lentil burrito: In this case the macrobiotic vegetable burrito, is perhaps a rather intimidating name to such a simple, delightful food. But, for those who aren’t familiar with the term, “macrobiotic”, here’s a simple introduction. Macrobiotic loosely means, food that is independent of animal based …

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Frittata

Frittata served on plate

Source:  Nonni cir. 1970’s Frittata was a staple food for me growing up. My mom would always manage a frittata, often throwing in left-overs from the night before, and minutes later producing a bit of wonderful. But just in case you’ve never heard of a frittata nor tasted one, let me clarify exactly what it …

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Hummus

hummus

Source:  Self-adaptation cir. 2000 A little story about hummus. “Hommus“, is the Arabic word for chickpea, thus a very Arabic, middle-eastern dish found in everyone’s home, like our version of peanut butter in the U.S. But sooo much better. Hummus has loads of health benefits. It’s high in dietary fiber, vitamins and proteins. Thus, the …

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