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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 […]

Sweet and Spicy Asian Black Bean Hummus

Sweet and Spicy Asian Black Bean Hummus

If you like hummus, I think you’ll love this recipe for a sweet and spicy, creamy and delicious vegan black bean dip for vegetables or chips.     My sister, Lizzie came over for lunch one day last week and brought a bowl of Asian Black […]

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 concept for everyone. In fact it is a common practice in other cultures. Garbanzo bean/chickpea flour is known in many Asian countries as ‘gram’. It is a staple ingredient in Indian, Pakistani, Nepali, and Bangladeshi cuisines. Chickpea flour is used in other cultures as well, showing up in pancakes with delicious fillings in Italy, France and Morocco, and in tortillas in Spain.

 

These soft, but crispy-on-the-edges crepes can be filled with anything you want!

 

Interesting to me, and maybe to you, is that (more…)

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 […]


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