Sweet Potato Lentil Stew with Wild Rice


Wild rice is still a somewhat new ingredient I’m experimenting with, and as noticeable in the photo I’m still working on preventing the black rice from darkening my dishes. I did rinse the rice this go around but apparently not enough. The dark color of the broth did actually make the orange of the sweet…

Spinach and White Bean Stew with Red Cargo Rice


A little fresh spinach goes a long way and after utilizing it in two different recipes now, I still have enough leftovers for an additional meal. One of my favorite ways to cook, especially when I have a fridge full of stray vegetables, is to dump an array of ingredients in a Dutch oven or…

White Beans with Kielbasa & Kale


I’m a huge legume lover. Pinto, Kidney, Lima, Lentils, Pigeon peas I love them all and cook with them often. Growing up we ate beans and rice on a regular basis. Legumes are very budget friendly, versatile, freeze well, and leftovers all ways taste better the next day. They are also high in fiber, protein,…