Spicy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are baked and then stuffed with black beans, red peppers, hot sauce and cilantro in this Spicy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes recipe. When your world is suddenly painted white, brown and gray — the colors of winter in Maine — and the sun seldom shines bright against a blue sky, it’s easy to get…

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Quick and Easy Veggie Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Quick and Easy Veggie Black Bean Rice Bowls recipe

Quick and easy veggie burrito bowls are a delicious way to get dinner on the table fast. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. This school year has brought so many changes to our household. Beyond new schools and an out-of-the-house job for me, the curriculum here…

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Raspberry Vinaigrette Slaw with Garbanzo Beans and Red Peppers

Raspberry Vinaigrette Slaw with Garbanzo Beans

Change up your salad routine with this quick and easy recipe for Raspberry Vinaigrette Slaw with Garbanzo Beans and Red Peppers. This recipe was created for my client, Kraft, but all opinions are my own. When I first started blogging about food nearly nine years ago, it was so that I could move from my…

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Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip

Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Dip

The robust flavor of this recipe for Spicy Roasted Tomatillo Garbanzo Bean Dip will have you reaching for more and more. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When the kids started school in August, it felt like we’d never find that groove where the morning just…

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Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad

Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad

Love salads with a tang? Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad is for you. This recipe was created for my client, Florida Sweet Corn Exchange, who I am working with via KitchenPLAY. All opinions are my own. When the bright sun rose in the sky earlier this week, the brilliant blue skies and raising…

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Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils with Feta

Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils

Last week, as I was digging into my lunch and reading through some interesting links I’ve opened earlier in my browser, I happened upon a Prevention Magazine story about Superfoods for 2014. Every year, different nutritionists and groups like to share what they believe will be the hottest healthy foods of the year. In the…

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Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice

Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice

I created this recipe for Easy Lime Cilantro Black Beans and Brown Rice for my client Old El Paso, as a pairing for their new frozen Old El Paso Chicken Fajitas. All opinions are my own. “Mrs. Caron, why are you so dressed up today,” one of Will’s classmates asked while I was supervising his…

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Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos

Beet Green Black Bean Burritos

This quick and easy recipe for Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos was created for Old El Paso and I was compensated for creating it. All opinions are my own. Two kids. Two schools. Two schedules. Two soccer teams. Two scouting troops. Two homework folders. Two packed lunches. Two of everything. Back to school is…

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Garlic Scape Garbanzo Bean Dip

Garlic Scape Garbanzo Bean Dip

My cousins have an organic farm, and for years we’ve gotten most of our veggies there every summer. We look forward to their amazing eggs, their huge heirloom tomatoes and their wonderful variety of greens every summer. But despite the fact that some years they grow garlic, I had to get my garlic scapes elsewhere….

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