The OG Smoothie Bowl

I have made many a smoothie bowl for this site, but this is the humble beginning of the famous nice cream.  All you need is bananas to have the greatest soft serve treat you’ve ever had.  Let me know how you like it! Ingredients 5-6 frozen bananas Fruit and nuts for garnish Method Place the… Continue reading The OG Smoothie Bowl

Black-Eyed Pea Nuggets

Another leftover recipe.  After a couple days of reheating, I want to make something new.  This would be the result.  Since they’re nuggets, they can keep in the freezer, so the life span of your food has been lengthened!  Let me know how you like this one. Ingredients 4 cups leftover black-eyed pea chili, found… Continue reading Black-Eyed Pea Nuggets

Black-Eyed Pea Chili

I basically have all of these ingredients plus a variety of dry beans available in my pantry at all times.  It’s incredibly simple to make, and it’s delicious every time.  You can substitute the beans with any lentil or split pea, and it will phenomenal.  Try it for yourself! Ingredients 3 cups black-eyed peas, dry… Continue reading Black-Eyed Pea Chili

Tropical Mango Smoothie Bowl

It has been a hot minute since posting.  Of course, life always keeps going, and I had to keep up.  Anyway, I’m back in the midst of a hot Texas summer.  Smoothie bowls have been one way that I have kept cool this season.  This one in particular has been my favorite as of late.… Continue reading Tropical Mango Smoothie Bowl

Sweet Potato Mash

This recipe is so simple, but it is unbelievably delicious.  I think it’s the vinegar.  It takes it to the next level.  This recipe is perfect on tostadas, which you can find here, or in tacos (which is basically the same thing but with a floppy tortilla).  Let me know how you like it!  … Continue reading Sweet Potato Mash

Tex-Mex Black Beans

In my life, I have come across many phenomenal recipes for black beans, having grown up in Southern California and now living in Texas.  This one I would say is a good contender.  It has the flavor profile you’d expect, and it’s practically fool-proof in its simplicity.  Do y’all prepare your beans differently?  Let me… Continue reading Tex-Mex Black Beans

Masala Patties with Tamarind Chutney

Picture this: you have made the fabulous chana masala recipe, found here, and you absolutely loved it.  It is wonderful, but there are so many leftovers!  How are you going to get to them?!  Have no fear!  This recipe will take your leftovers and transform them into a new creation!  This recipe also uses a… Continue reading Masala Patties with Tamarind Chutney

Chana Masala

This recipe follows the template that I used for my chili, but I used all chickpeas and different spices.  That’s basically the only difference.  Cooking doesn’t have to be complicated, people.  Also, it soothes my analytical, engineering mind to follow a formula for recipe development.  Anyway, it was absolutely delicious.  Try it for yourself! Note:… Continue reading Chana Masala

Mediterranean Bean Balls

This one was a complete experiment that resulted in a failed attempt to make a bean spread for crackers.  That’s perfectly ok, though, because I got this lovely recipe from it!  Try it.  Love it.  Tell me what you think! Note: this recipe uses a food processor.  If one is not available for your use,… Continue reading Mediterranean Bean Balls