Category: Beans

Cranberries & Holidays = Magic

It is time to bring on the cranberries!!  I don’t know about you but the side dishes are really my favorite part of my Holiday table.  They are also my favorite left over…and these green beans are among my MOST Favorite.  As I have mentioned before, the only veggie I would eat growing up …

Quick Black Beans

Do sides ever stump you when your planning for dinner?  They do me.  I get bored with roasted veggies, mashed potatoes or a simple salad.  I love beans but to make beans from scratch takes forever and rice, well rice can get boring as well.   Do not fear though…I …

some quinoa dinner fun

OK…now I know that not everyone is a fan of quinoa.  The Hubby is not a fan at all, but it is healthy so therefore I keep trying. Quinoa? Why? There are so many reasons why but just a few are (according to this article)….  Quinoa is one of the …

restaurant style at home

Do you have a favorite bean? Are you a big fan of pinto beans?  Navy beans?  Lima beans? Green beans?  Me, I am a HUGE fan of black beans.  Honestly I would eat black beans everyday if given the opportunity, and now I can fix them at home just like …

black beans and options

The weekend is almost here and that means some much needed downtime (hopefully), some family time and hopefully a good meal (or two).  For us I love to break out the slow cooker on the weekends as much as the weekdays as I just love smelling the yumminess all day …

a cranberry is not just for the Holidays…

I don’t know about you but sometimes the sides are the hardest part of a healthier lifestyle.  I mean how many stalks of broccoli can you eat?  With that being said I am always on the hunt for new sides that are not only healthier but also delicious and if …