I receive numerous emails asking, “How can I lose weight if I don’t like vegetables?” While there are lots of tips and sneaky tricks that I use for the die-hard vegetable hater, I’ve found that, for the average person, the most common reason for not liking vegetables is the method of preparation. I mean, seriously […]
Did you know that you could eat 7 cups of cooked kale and you still would not have consumed as many calories as are in one McDonald’s hamburger? 7 cups! Plus, leafy greens like kale and collards contain no cholesterol or saturated fat, are loaded with beneficial phytochemicals, and some are better sources of calcium […]
I think it was Abraham Lincoln who said, “Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends with them?” Although we love black beans, pintos, garbanzos, and lentils, white beans aren’t exactly our favorite. I consider that an invitation – a challenge – to try to find a way to make friends with those […]
“Meatless Monday” is a fast growing trend. And for good reason. Vegetarian meals can be flavorful, inexpensive, simple to prepare, and super good for you. And this recipe is no exception. At around 25 cents per cup, cooked beans are just about the most inexpensive, healthful source of quality protein you can buy. And they […]
This gluten-free, vegan salad is rich in fiber and protein and is super easy to make.
This full-of-flavor salad has quickly become one of my favorite dishes. And what’s not to love? It’s super easy to make. It tastes fabulous. It’s high in fiber. It’s chock full of important nutrients,like iron, vitamin K, folic acid, and vitamin C. And did I say easy to make? It is. Takes about 10 minutes […]
Have dinner waiting for you when you walk in the door. Easy, step-by-step instructions for cooking beans in a slow cooker.
Indulge without the guilt!