Mediterranean Cranberry Bean Dip

Getting a little tired of hummus? I know I am so here’s a solution. Bean dips. By using any variety of beans and seasonings, you can create an endless array of dips and spreads. I used cranberry beans in this recipe (thanks to Bob’s Red Mill for sending me samples to try) but any cooked or…

Quinoa and Brown Rice Lunch Bowl (with every vegetable in the fridge)

It’s mid-week and no time to stop at the market so rather than eat out, I’m making my favorite lunch, “the lunch bowl”. Using whole grains leftover from last night’s dinner, whatever chopped vegetables are in the fridge, baked tofu, pumpkin seeds and raisins, I have the fix-ins for the perfect lunch bowl. Lunch bowls…

Lunch Bowl on a Plate

Here’s a creative lunch idea (or breakfast or dinner) from my son’s blog https://www.instagram.com/foodishowmymom/.  It’s hearty but healthy with backyard chicken eggs (go ahead and eat the yolks, they’re heart friendly), roasted sweet potatoes, broccoli, red onion, brown rice and a sprinkle of feta cheese.  Nutrition Note: Check out the vegetable color palate on this…