Beans & Chili
My Mom's Favorite Turkey Chili con Carne
Winter time or anytime, a steamy hot bowl of chili con carne is one of those iconic comfort foods that elicits nostalgia across the country. One of the original one-pot meals, this chili was usually made with beef when my mom made it. This version is made with turkey and tastes just as good.
Chili con Carne Recipe (Also Makes a Great Pasta Sauce!)
The savoury aroma of chili conjures images of warm sweaters, autumn leaves, and fireside reading. Meaty, spicy, tomatoey! It doesn’t get better than that. Enjoy this whole food recipe for nutritious, delicious chili.
Best Vegetarian Chili: Sweet Potato and Black Bean
Warm up with a bowl of sweet potato and black bean chili, the perfect fall comfort food.
Exploring Edamame: History, Health Benefits, and Recipes
Edamame is much more than a green soybean. Learn all about its origins, how it grows, health benefits, and fun recipes.
10 Different Chickpea Recipes and Serving Suggestions
Chickpeas are delicious, nutritious and readily available either dried or in cans. These 10 chickpea recipes celebrate their versatility and see them prepared in a wide variety of different tasty ways.
The Real MVP: The Only Superbowl Chili Recipe You Need
Not all chili recipes are created equal. Here’s a quick, easy recipe that can incorporate any meat you choose (I prefer ground beef), the right blend of spices and is made in the Crock-Pot for easy preparation, serving and cleanup. Enjoy!
Exploring Chickpeas: History, Nutrition, and Recipes
What the Middle East has known for centuries is now mainstream. Chickpeas are amazingly flavorful and healthful. Let's look at their history, nutritional benefits, and use them in fun vegan recipes.
Chili Cook-Off! 12 Chili Recipes, Including Classic and the Unexpected
In preparing for an annual chili cook-off, I tested many chili recipes and have included 12 here. The chilis range from the classic to the unexpected (with ingredients like cherries, pineapple, and butternut squash) to the vegetarian.
Spiced Chickpea Vegetable Cutlets (Patties) Recipe
Spiced chickpea vegetable cutlets (patties) are scrumptious, filling, and nutritious. Chickpeas are packed with protein, vitamins, and minerals that help maintain good health.
How to Make Spicy Fried Chickpeas (Garbanzo Bean Snacks)
Chickpeas or garbanzo beans are packed with nutrients. They are a rich source of iron, fiber, protein, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Fried chickpeas are crunchy and super delicious.
Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) in Spicy Tomato Sauce: A Quick, Cheap and Healthy Supper Recipe
Chickpeas, commonly known as garbanzo beans, are a nutrient-dense, low-fat food—a healthy, budget-friendly substitute for expensive meat. This is a quick, cheap, and tasty recipe for chickpeas in a sauce made from onions, peppers, garlic, tomatoes, paprika, and a little (optional) meat.
Family Bean Bake With Cornmeal Dumplings (Adapted From a Pillsbury's Prize-Winning Recipe)
This baked bean casserole recipe is adapted from the 3rd-place winning entry to the 1955 Pillsbury's 6th Grand National competition. Originally called "Teen Bean Bake," I have adapted the recipe and renamed it "Family Bean Bake."
Exploring Lentils: One of the World's Healthiest Foods (With Recipes)
Lentils—squishy, bland, and boring, or tender, tasty, and versatile? If you are not a lentil lover, give me just five minutes to change your mind with these recipes from around the world.
How to Prepare Any Type of Dried Beans for a Recipe
Dried beans are a healthy, inexpensive food. Read how to prepare and cook them properly. This recipe works for just about any type of dried bean.