Category Archives: Beans & Legumes

White Bean and Yellow Beet Hummus – a Great Snack for Sailing

This rich and luscious golden beet hummus is extra smooth and creamy. The beets add a silkiness that is hard to achieve with beans alone, and add a very subtle, sweet earthy flavour to this beloved dip. Plus a little … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Lentil Sloppy Joes

Lentil Sloppy Joes are the answer for a delicious meatless meal that will satisfy the whole family. Kids love ’em. Plop the flavourful lentil filling onto buns, top with cheese, and enjoy this fantastically-flavoured, fun, messy meal. (Skip to recipe) … Continue reading

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Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad and Northern Gardening in the Spring

A zesty bean salad stuffed with good things like tuna, red pepper and artichoke hearts makes a great salad-as-a-meal and is easy to make ahead for picnics, potlucks, and packed lunches, so you can get outside and spend time in … Continue reading

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Refried Lentil Quesadillas {Video}

Who doesn’t love quesadillas? How about these Refried Lentil Quesadillas? They taste fantastic and are super high in fiber and nutrients, to boot! Well, I took a big gulp, crossed both fingers and took the leap – I made a … Continue reading

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Broccoli Lentil Salad – for the Best of Spring in Wintertime

Crisp broccoli and smoky lentils are the stars of this refreshing salad. As soon as I see the first primroses for sale in their little pots in the grocery stores, my heart cannot help but sing and start to feel … Continue reading

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