Category: Beans

Two Side Dishes

Sweet Potato Fries and Three Bean SaladThese recipes feel a little like cheating. They are so easy that I almost think I should not include them here, but I don’t want people to overlook these. Sweet Potato Fries I bought

Posted in Beans, Easy, Fries, Green Beans, Hamburger, Healthy, Low Sodium, Potato, Salad, Sandwich, Side DIsh

Pulled Pork Chili

Pulled Pork ChiliServes 10 (1 cup portions) This morning I woke to 45F temperatures. To me, that means chili season. But some chili can be high fat, and some high sodium. This is neither, just high flavor. This is one

Posted in BBQ, Beans, Beer, Chili, Pork, Satisfying. Warm. Spicy., Soup, Stew, Tomato

Green Beans and Butternut Squash

Green Beans and Butternut SquashServes Variable This is a wonderful cool weather meal. It is very well-suited to pork dishes, but hearty fish (salmon), lamb or venison would be equally good. On my podcast, Make Your Someday Today, many guests

Posted in Beans, Easy, Green Beans, Lamb, Pork, Side DIsh, Squash, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Venison

Two Different Bean Salads

Chickpea SaladServes 10 (1/2 cup portions)1 cup dried chickpeas (or 3 cups canned)1 large cucumber, seeded and diced1 cup diced red bell pepper2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced1 tablespoon olive oil2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1.  Prepare dried beans according

Posted in Beans, Cucumber, Garlic, Onion, Peppers, Salad, Side DIsh

Baked Beans

Baked Beans (modified to further reduce sodium levels)Serves 10 This recipe is far easier than you would guess and tastes better than anything you will find in a can or deli. 3 cups canned beans (any variety, or a mix of varieties)

Posted in Baked, Beans, Low Sodium

Salmon Patties with Basil Mayo and Mexican Chop Salad

Speaking of hungry, this was last night’s meal. Two pan-fried salmon patties, with a bit of basil mayo and a Mexican chop salad. With the homemade vinaigrette, the entire meal was 626 calories. I don’t know how much the meal

Posted in Avocado, Basil, Beans, Corn, Peppers, Salad, Salmon