Legumes

Rice and Vegetable Stuffed Eggplant

Rice and Vegetable Stuffed Eggplant

This vegan stuffed eggplant recipe is delicious and nutritious. My mother’s stuffed eggplant is the model for this vegan version.  Her eggplant was stuffed with ground beef, rice, and  tomatoes, similar to a stuffed cabbage filling. She made it only once or twice a year, […]

Chana Masala and Spinach

Chana Masala and Spinach

Chana Masala (chickpeas and spices) is a warm and delicious Indian dish. It not only is a great vegan main dish, but also makes a delicious side dish. Serve it with rice or like I prefer to do, with farro. The recipe I am sharing […]

Farro Vegetable Casserole

Farro Vegetable Casserole

You may have noticed by now that I like Farro. I am always trying to come up with new ways to serve it. My family likes casserole dishes because they are all-in-one meals, and easy to eat.  So I decided to create a casserole using […]

Turkey Taco Pizza

Turkey Taco Pizza

Tonight I was trying to decide what to make for dinner with the ground turkey that I bought.  My family likes Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes, so I decided to make my own version of tacos.  The only problem was I did not have corn tortillas, but […]

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

Lentils are common in Italian cuisine. They belong to the legume family and are a good source of protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals. So the point I am trying to make is that they are healthy for you, but they are also delicious […]

Chili Pie with Potatoes and Cheese

Chili Pie with Potatoes and Cheese

I created this recipe just for the Super Bowl. The combination of the Chili with the potatoes and cheese put together in a pie crust, meets the challenge of Super Bowl food criteria; it is filling, satisfying, and delicious. It is not finger food, but […]

Mesir Wat (Ethiopian Red Lentils)

Mesir Wat (Ethiopian Red Lentils)

This red lentil dish is a common Ethiopian lentil recipe called Mesir Wat.  It’s consistency is that of a thick puree. It can be served with the Doro Wat (Ethiopian Chicken Stew) or with Injera (sponge like crepe). Ingredients: 1 1/2 – cups red lentils 1 […]

Farro Salad

Farro Salad

Insalata di Farro Farro is an ancient grain that has a nutty flavor with a nice bite to it. Not only is it delicious, but it is also high in fiber and protein and is a good source of vitamins and minerals like magnesium, iron, […]