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Cheesy Vegetarian Taco Casserole

Cheesy Vegetarian Taco Casserole

    As usual, spring is slow in coming this year, where I live anyway. We have warm days that are sunny and spring-like, then days where it barely gets above freezing, then the next day, it might be 80 and I need the air […]

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Chili

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Chili

  Lately, now that the evenings here where I live aren’t unbearably frigid, my husband and I have been spending a few nights a week sitting around a crackling fire on the deck, wrapped in cozy blankets. We love having friends and family join us […]

Easy Gluten-Free Pizza Crust

Easy Gluten-Free Pizza Crust

Today, I want to share with you a recipe for a pizza crust made from ground garbanzo beans. It is a great healthy way to enjoy pizza, even if you are avoiding gluten in your diet. I’ve been reading lots of books and articles lately, […]

Veggie Sushi

Veggie Sushi

I am a fairly new lover of sushi. I always thought it was interesting, but until very recently, I’d only tried it once, and though I liked it, it was expensive and not something I thought about much. Then my daughter, Sierra reintroduced me to […]

Garbanzo Bean Crepes with a Seasoned Mushroom Filling

Garbanzo Bean Crepes with a Seasoned Mushroom Filling

  I recently discovered an amazing thing: you can actually grind dried beans – just regular beans you’d get in a bag at the grocery store – into flour, and use it to make things like these delicious crepes! Apparently, this is not a new […]

Spiralized Cucumber Salad on Lettuce Boats

Spiralized Cucumber Salad on Lettuce Boats

In today’s recipe, crunchy raw veggies, folded with a creamy dressing, are wrapped in crisp, cool lettuce leaves–perfect for a light lunch or dinner! I’ve had this as a meal several times already and really enjoy it. I got the idea from a picture I […]

Absolutely Amazing Three-Bean Salad on Rice

Absolutely Amazing Three-Bean Salad on Rice

  A couple of weeks ago, on a warm but not too warm evening, overlooking a quiet lake, under a peachy-gold sunset, I had the best meal I’ve had in a long time. Some lovely friends invited us to come to their lake house to […]