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Chipotle Black Bean Hummus

Hummus is a dip or spread that was usually made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. It is popular in the Middle East and the Mediterranean, as well as in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe. Of course, this recipe substitutes chickpeas with Black Beans and will be enjoyed in…

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Carrot-Ginger Soup

Another one of my favorite soups, this carrot-ginger soup is super healthy and has a nice flavorful kick. The ginger intensifies the flavor of the soup while providing a lot of beneficial health benefits such as having anti-inflammatory effects, it may drastically lower blood sugars and improve heart disease risk factors, and more. For more…

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California Chipotle Chopped Salad

A healthy Mexican and vegetarian salad recipe with avocado, black beans, chipotle chile, and quinoa. One of the nice things about this salad is the use of the chipotle chili powder to give it a little bit of a kick. The other ingredients also make this a delightful smorgasbord of flavors when you eat it.…

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Tuscan White Bean Soup

This is a great soup recipe I have been making for 20 years now. I make it on a nice cool crip fall day and it really helps heat up the family. I really enjoy serving this with a nice loaf of fresh Italian bread that has been warmed up in a 350  oven for…

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Tomato Bisque

For me, nothing beats a good homemade Tomato Bisque soup when it is accompanied by a fresh, hot, grilled cheese sandwich. Yum! An added benefit? Kids love to dip a gooey grilled cheese sandwich into the soup, so they eat it right up. When serving to adults, adding a shot of Outerbridge's Sherry Pepper Sauce…

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