Legumes

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, […]