Last-Minute Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Bean and Corn Salad - made with garbanzo beans (chickpeas)

Bobbie says: Have you ever been almost, but not quite, ready to serve dinner when a giant light bulb goes on over your head (so brightly that everyone in the room gets an instant tan) because you suddenly realized that all you actually have prepared for dinner is grilled chicken and potatoes? Or burgers on buns? Or...whatever and NOTHING ELSE? … [Read more...]

Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Bran says: I thought I hated brussels sprouts. I think a lot of us have felt that way. After all, to many people, the boiled things that get served up to us as children, sodden and vaguely buttered, are not exactly the most appetising of vegetables. But brussels sprouts can be a great winter green, a nice seasonal change from kale or … [Read more...]

Collard Greens, Vegetarian Style

vegetarian collards

Heather says: These collards have a kick! They are peppery and wonderful, something I never thought would be possible without sausage or bacon, but as of last night I know it can be done. This recipe is adapted from the Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook, a birthday gift from last year. Their version is called Sneaky Collards and is written for fresh … [Read more...]

Lentil Casserole

Heather says: This lentil casserole recipe is light on the budget, simple, and filling. 2 cups dried lentils 4 cups water 1TBSP extra virgin olive oil  1 onion - diced 2 cloves garlic - minced or pressed 2 celery ribs chopped 2 carrots - chopped 1 red bell pepper (optional) 1 green bell pepper (or two if the red is … [Read more...]