Super Hero Salad — Black Bean & Chickpea Salad

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This salad is so awesome it just might save your life. Seriously, it’s super. Super tasty. Super simple and chock full of super foods – beans. I call it my Super Hero Salad, not because it’s high in fiber and protein and low in fat, or because it’s laden with beans that have been Hungry for more?

Start 2014 Off Right with Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Pea Salad

Black-eyed peas and I have never been friends. They popped up periodically throughout my childhood like a distant, oddball uncle who made an annual, not-so-pleasant appearance at the family table. As an adult, I’ve avoided them, a decision based solely on memories of mushy, slightly off-tasting spotted beans. This salad has restored my faith Hungry for more?

Pesto Parmesan Fingerling Potatoes

Creamy Pesto Parmesan Potatoes (2)

Fingerling potatoes are a pleasant surprise. Except for their smaller, elongated shape — like fingers — they look like any old potato, but once cooked they reveal a soft, creamy center. Seriously, a creamy potato! Their small shape means fingerlings cook faster than regular potatoes so they’re an excellent choice for quick side dish. Hungry for more?

Fabulously Simple Finger Foods – The Inauguration Edition

Chickpeas for Change

My fellow Americans, As we venture into this inauguration weekend it is my hope that you will celebrate this austere occasion with the level of grandeur it deserves, a gathering that truly reflects the state of our great union. To aid you in your entertaining efforts, I’m pleased to present a trio of recipes that Hungry for more?

Blood Oranges

Blood Orange Salad

Blood oranges get a bad rap. The name is unappetizing at best, but they’re actually a delicious variety of orange marked by its telltale crimson flesh. The pulp is a deep, brilliant red that can resemble — you guessed it — blood. The dark color is caused by an extra pigment, anthocyanin, that regular oranges don’t Hungry for more?

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