Legumes

Mock Mashed Potatoes

MOCK MASHED POTATOES

Mashed potatoes are one of my all-time favorite savory foods. They epitomize comfort food to me, and I love to try different variations of herbs and substitutions (like the vegetable broth in place of dairy) to help lighten them up. However, there is such a thing as too much mashed potatoes. But sometimes you need …

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Fiesta Bean Salad

Fiesta Bean Salad

Black beans, chick peas, tomatoes, cilantro and avocado are tossed with a cumin-lime vinaigrette – I love the bright, fresh flavors of this quick and easy salad! Perfect for lunch, Meatless Mondays, or even as a side dish with grilled steak, shrimp or chicken. Something magical happens when you combine cumin, cilantro and lime juice. …

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Chickpea Spinach Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Chickpea Spinach Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Chickpeas and finely chopped spinach with a cilantro lime vinaigrette. What’s not to like? Plus it’s healthy! When you make it ahead of time, and allow the ingredients to marinate, you get this refreshingly vibrant and delightful dish. A wonderful joining of tart, sweet and savoury flavours… and the kick from the cilantro really makes it shine!