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Vegan Poblano White Bean Chili

Vegan Poblano White Bean Chili

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Smoky and spicy, this hearty vegan poblano white bean chili is loaded with corn and hominy. It’s thickened with mashed beans. Top it with diced avocados and crumbled tortilla chips. January and February are when

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Ingredients
  • 2 poblano peppers
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small white onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Slow Cooker Lentil Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Lentil Tortilla Soup

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With black beans and corn, this vegan slow cooker lentil tortilla soup is satisfying and hearty with plenty of spicy and smoky chipotle flavor. Excitement and regret are two feelings that sometimes come as a

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-2 tablespoons chipotles en adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Rosemary White Bean Tomato Soup

Rosemary White Bean Tomato Soup

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This vegetarian rosemary white bean tomato soup is chunky, a bit garlicky and can be made with ingredients you might already have in your pantry. We had a loss in our kitchen. After nearly 16

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 white onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-15 ounce can white beans (navy or cannellini beans)
  • 1-28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper plus more for serving
Green Bean White Bean Quinoa

Green Bean White Bean Quinoa

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With arugula, parsley and feta, this quick and easy green bean white bean quinoa makes a great side dish served at room temperature no matter the season. I like green beans, but I’ve learned to

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 pound green beans trimmed and sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1-15 ounce can white beans, drained and rinsed (cannellini, great northern or navy beans)
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta
Black Bean Roasted Pepper Frittata

Black Bean Roasted Pepper Frittata

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When I’m out of ideas of what to make for breakfast, lunch or dinner, I always reach for eggs. They are just so quick and easy. Much like a chopped salad with a bit of

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Ingredients
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced, white parts and green parts separated
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted peppers
Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad

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This three bean salad takes on a twist with lime vinaigrette and cilantro. Bell peppers and red onions add fresh crunch to the black, pinto and navy beans. Usually a three bean salad says classic

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Ingredients
  • 1-15 ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1-15 ounce can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1-15 ounce can navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onions
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 handfuls cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup

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Fire-roasted tomatoes, cumin, ancho chile powder and oregano give this hearty vegan black bean soup lots flavor and a spicy kick. There’s no rinsing off the beans. You use everything in the can including the

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
One Pot Quinoa Chili

One Pot Quinoa Chili

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A hearty, filling vegetarian main, this one pot quinoa chili is filled with black beans, kidney beans, bell peppers, green chilies and a mix of spices. Fall and winter are the obvious seasons for soups,

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1-4 ounce can diced green chilies
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Butternut Squash Black Bean Quinoa

Butternut Squash Black Bean Quinoa

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With lime juice, cilantro and scallions along with a mix of cumin and chili powder give this vegan butternut squash black bean quinoa a little smoky heat. Things have settled down since all the anticipation

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Ingredients
  • 2 medium or 1 large butternut squash (about 3 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for serving
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
Black Bean Chili

Black Bean Chili

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Chipotle chilies give this vegetarian black bean chili some serious smoky heat. With corn and red bell peppers, each spoonful is spicy, hearty and filling. Growing up in Cincinnati, my definition of chili was different

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large red onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 chipotle, roughly chopped, plus 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper, roughly chopped
Chickpea Kidney Bean Snap Pea Salad

Chickpea Kidney Bean Snap Pea Salad

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No cooking is required for this chickpea kidney bean snap pea salad. Just combine the ingredients in one big bowl and you’re all finished. Summer is the season when the oven should be off more

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Ingredients
  • 1-15.5 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1-15.5 ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sumac
Grilled Veggie Burrito Bowls

Grilled Veggie Burrito Bowls

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A spice rub with chili, garlic & onion powder, cumin and paprika gives the corn, zucchini and peppers in these grilled veggie burrito bowls a kick. When I made these grilled veggie burrito bowls, I

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Ingredients
  • For rice
  • 1 cup long-grain brown rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 handful cilantro, roughly chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper