Sausage, Escarole and White Beans

I love to make this on a cold night. It’s warm and satisfying and disgustingly easy to make. Too substantial to be called a “soup” but not quite a stew.If spice isn’t your thing, use sweet Italian sausage. But make sure whichever sausage you buy, it’s packed with flavor. It’s the main seasoning in the recipe.

Middle Eastern Shrimp

This Middle Eastern Shrimp Recipe is South Beach Diet Friendly for All Phases. It includes chick peas, spinach, shrimp and tomatoes with commonly found Middle Eastern Spices to create a flavorful stew.

Texas Caviar

This recipe for Texas Caviar was shared by Brie  in the South Beach Diet group on Ravelry. Since not everyone can get on Ravelry, I posted the recipe here with Brie’s permission. This is Brie’s original recipe. I will confess to making this with two 15 ounce cans of black eyed peas. Ingredients 1 pound dried black eyed peas 6… Read more →

Pork Chops with Rainbow Chard

We got tons of chard with our farm share this year.  We really didn’t know what to do with it.  We came up with this yummy and quick way to use up that chard. You can substitute any braising green but chard is my favorite! For more substance to this for an entree, pump up the protein with some white… Read more →

Just Can It: Black Bean Soup.

We have been trying to eat at least one serving of beans a day . Black beans are basically my favorite! They are great because they are a complex carbohydrate and the Doc says they help stabilize blood sugar and do mad good things for your cholesterol levels. Surprisingly, they are high in anti-oxidants, something we usually equate with colorful… Read more →

Oatmeal Pancakes

Oatmeal Pancakes

Since I’ve not been able to make class for a week (thanks to my job taking up all my time lately! Must need to figure out how to get out of there on time) I thought I’d post about my breakfast. Oatmeal Pancakes: Adapted from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone <– clicky the linky for the book info. Ingredients: 1 1/2… Read more →

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