June 7, 2021

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies 12 Servings Ingredients 15 oz can of Low Sodium black beans, well rinsed and drained 2 large eggs 3 Tbsp canola oil1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1.5 tsp baking powder Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 9 x 9 inch pan with parchment paper […]
May 7, 2021

Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Burgers 8 Servings Ingredients 2 (15 ounce) cans low sodium black beans, drained, rinsed, and patted dry 1/2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 green bell pepper, finely chopped 1 cup yellow onion, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, minced (about 1 Tablespoon) 1 cup shredded carrots1 and 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin1 teaspoon chili powder1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs or oat flour2 large eggs1 […]
April 26, 2021

Turkey Taco Soup

Turkey Taco Soup 8 Servings Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey (93% lean)1 onion, chopped1 package Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing and Recipe Mix1 package Less Sodium Taco Seasoning (Ortega 40% Less Sodium)1 can Low Sodium black beans1 can Reduced Sodium pinto beans2 cans S & W Mexican Style Tomatoes1 can Shoopeg corn (11 oz) Directions 1. Place ground […]
December 5, 2020

Spicy Black Bean Soup

Spicy Black Bean Soup Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup onion, diced1 cup carrot, peeled and diced carrot (approx. 2 medium)1 green bell pepper, diced3 stalks celery, diced½ jalapeno, de-seeded and minced (or a whole one for extra spiciness)3 cloves garlic, minced2 tsp. each cumin, oregano and chili powder3–4 cups vegetable broth (start with 3 cups, add a bit if it seems too thick)1 cup tomato sauce1-19 oz. can […]
November 21, 2020

Chicken Black Bean Salad

Chicken Black Bean Salad Serves 4 Ingredients 6 cups fresh baby spinach 1-15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup bell pepper, chopped 2 cups chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 1 cup salsa 4 TBSP. fat-free sour cream Directions 1. In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken breast, black beans, bell pepper, and salsa 2. […]
November 14, 2020

Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto Quick and healthy black beans and rice dish.  Traditionally found in Costa Rica. Serves: 4 Prep time: 30 minutes Ingredients 3 cups cooked brown rice 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 red bell pepper, finely diced 1 sweet onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed ⅓ cup salsa ½ tsp. cumin ¼ tsp. paprika ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper ½ tsp. salt to taste 15- oz. can black beans drained Instructions In a large skillet over medium heat add olive oil, bell peppers, […]
October 17, 2020

Light Chicken Taco Soup

Light Chicken Taco Soup Servings: 4-6 Ingredients 2-3 TBSP. olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 cup bell peppers, diced 1 lb. chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces 1 packet taco seasoning 1 packet dry ranch dressing seasoning 4 cups chicken broth 1- 14/15oz. can fire roasted tomatoes, undrained 1-4oz. can chopped green chilies 1-15oz. can black […]
October 17, 2020

Fiesta Salad

Fiesta Salad Servings: 4 Ingredients For the Salad: 2 fajita-size flour tortillas swap corn tortillas to make gluten free 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil, divided ¾  teaspoon kosher salt, divided ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided 1 lb. lean ground turkey 1 TBSP. chili powder 1 tsp. ground cumin ½  tsp. garlic powder 1 head romaine lettuce, rough chop 1- 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained […]
October 17, 2020

Mexican Rice Casserole

Mexican Rice Casserole Serves 6 Ingredients 3 ½ cups brown rice, cooked 1- 17 oz. can cream corn 1 -15 oz. can black beans 1- 8 oz. can tomato sauce ½ cup chopped green onions 2 TBSP. green chiles, diced 1 tsp. chili powder ½ tsp. cumin 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes ½ cup grated daiya cheddar cheese […]