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The Big Vegan Salad

By On November 12, 2013

I’m sure we’ve all seen people turn their noses up at the idea of eating a salad. Most of the time these people think it’s all wet lettuce leaves and chunky carrots,… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

Broccoli and Chickpea Soup

By On October 15, 2013

Mondays and Tuesdays in our house are filled with meals that use up everything left over in the fridge. We go to the mercado on Tuesdays most of the time, so by… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

Basil Falafel (from Raw Sprouted Chickpeas)

By On August 3, 2013

I have loved falafel since the first time I had the opportunity to put one in my mouth, but yet I’ve only ever made them once or twice before, and always from… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

Tapas Week: Butter Bean, Roasted Red Pepper and Wilted Red Cabbage Salad

By On January 15, 2013

You can never go wrong with a butter bean, in my opinion. They’re just the right consistency and gorgeously tender when they’re done right, and they also taste just a little bit… Read More

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Chili and Cilantro Arepas with Garlic and Lime Black Beans and Avocado

By On January 6, 2013

Hello and welcome to 2013 on the Everyday Veggie! I trust you all had an amazing holiday period and all ate so much that you think even looking at a nut roast… Read More

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Chunky Hummus, Balsamic Pepper and Wilted Spinach Wrap

By On November 28, 2012

I was feeling a little uninspired, about to make yet another salad for lunch this week, when it struck me that I hadn’t had a delicious, fresh wrap for about an eternity.… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

Patacone Chilli Cups

By On July 29, 2012

If you come to Panama, one of the first things you’ll eat is a plateful of patacones. These little local delights are basically fried plantains, smashed flat with some kind of utensil,… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

$2 Meal Week day 3: Baked Sweet Potato with Spinach and Beans

By On March 21, 2012

I think I’ve cracked this budget thing: dried beans. You can get about a houseful of dried kidney beans for about 20 cents at the moment, and all you need to do… Read More

Beans, Peas & Lentils

Red Lentil and Roasted Vegetable Soup

By On February 15, 2012

When I was at Manchester Uni (a period I know affectionately think of as “the glory years”, though my liver might not agree), one of the places I was most likely to… Read More

Sandwich week day 3: Chunky hummus and grilled zucchini
Beans, Peas & Lentils

Chunky Hummus and Grilled Zucchini Sandwich

By On February 1, 2012

I first had a chunky hummus sandwich at the phenomenal Tea Tree cafe on the Danforth. I’d never before thought of hummus as more than a spread, much like butter or pesto,… Read More