White beans and Quinoa – Warm up on a cold winter day

  When there is snow on the ground, I like to dream that I am walking on clouds I love experimenting with different beans and spices to create unique tasting items at a low to moderate cost.  Too often beans are made fun of because they are a low-cost item and/or because of the aftermath […]

Oil Free Lentil Soup | Stew

In March of 2015, I tossed oil from my diet.  (Not fat but oil.) Over the years, I read many articles and books on the subject of consuming oil (even ‘healthy’ oil) but ignored them and still used various oils in my diet.  e.g. Cold Pressed Virgin Olive Oil, Cold Pressed Safflower Oil for cooking, […]

Quinoa & Black Bean Delight | Gluten Free and Vegan

  Quinoa & Black Bean Delight (A Gluten Free Recipe that satisfies most taste buds)   First, what is quinoa? According to Wikipedia, it is a grain like crop with edible seeds.  Quinoa is gluten free and is a tremendous substitute for barley, wheat, or many other grains.  I cook mine in the same manner […]

Healthy black bean breakfast burrito

Pappy, what are you making today? My eldest granddaughter was asking about my newest experiment in the kitchen. As a child I observed my parents cooking and experimenting in the kitchen. My mom always made up recipes. A little of this and a little of that to make some of this. Although she had a […]

Quinoa & Black Bean Delight (Gluten Free Recipe)

Quinoa & Black Bean Delight (A Gluten Free Recipe that satisfies most taste buds) First, what is quinoa? (Nature’s Earthly Choice: Organic Quinoa (1 x 4 lbs)) According to Wikipedia, it is a grain like crop with edible seeds.  Quinoa is gluten free and is a tremendous substitute for barley, wheat, or many other grains.  […]