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Black beans, tomatoes, and rice

Quick Black Beans, Tomatoes, and Rice

Looking for a quick supper? Try this recipe. It’s quick, versatile, and delicious. As long as you have cooked rice or pasta on-hand, this dish is ready to eat in about 45 minutes. About the ingredients I usually use canned organic black beans in this recipe but you can use any kind of left-over cooked […]

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Steuben Yellow Beans

Steuben Yellow Beans

  Steuben yellow beans are known by several names: Steuben yellow-eye bean, butterscotch calypso bean, molasses face bean, and Maine yellow eye. They are grown in the New England states and were the original bean in Boston baked beans. In the South they are commonly used to make Hoppin’ John. Description Steuben yellow beans are a […]

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Butternut squash from my garden

Brown Basmati Rice with Garbanzo Beans and Winter Squash

  Indian food is one of my favorite cuisines and this is one of my favorite Indian dishes. It’s vegan, tastes great, and easy to prepare. Regional cuisine Like foods of most countries, the cuisines in India are regional with a variety of spices combined differently by locality. Recent research has shown that Indians who eat […]

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wild rice

Vegan Thanksgiving: Wild Rice

History Wild rice is native to the US and is Minnesota’s state grain where it grows in the marshy areas around Lake Superior. Wild rice, a grass from the genus Zizania aquatic, is a staple in the diets of groups native to the area. Evidence of the grain have found been found in earth layers […]

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bowl of dried mixed beans

Mixed Bean Soup with Baked Polenta

Homemade bean soup is economical and easy. I love soup almost as much as I love salads and make soup weekly in winter. Bean soups are nutritious, delicious, and easy to make with just a few ingredients. You can make soup as thin as you like by adding more water. If you prefer a thicker […]

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Sprouted bowl of mung beans

Sprouting, a simple way to get healthy food in winter

  Sprouting is easy Sprouting is one of the easiest and most economical things you can do to enhance your health. Of course you must eat the sprouts for the best benefit. Sprouts are beans, grains, seeds, and nuts germinated in water. Sprouting increases nutrients in plants by up to 600%. Sprouts are easily digested […]

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