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White Tepary Beans with Spinach in the Instant Pot

White Tepary Beans with Spinach in the Instant Pot

One of my favorite things about living in Tucson is – believe it or not – access to tepary beans! The white ones are my favorite. They’re small, firm, slightly sweet, slightly earthy, and SO delicious. Cooking them in the Instant Pot is easy, though […]

Instant Pot Black Beans

Instant Pot Black Beans

Beans are a staple of my diet, and black beans are one of my favorites. I used to buy a lot of canned beans, but not anymore. I LOVE LOVE LOVE dried beans, and the Instant Pot makes cooking them a breeze. You don’t have […]

White Beans with Rosemary and Kale

White Beans with Rosemary and Kale

While I started out wanting to create a copycat recipe of Zoe’s Kitchen’s white beans with rosemary, the concept for the dish evolved as I was prepping. I wanted to keep it simple and add up the nutritional value by adding some greens. The result? […]

Caribbean Inspired Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

Caribbean Inspired Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

This recipe came together like many of my recipes do: I browsed a dozen or so recipes for Caribbean soups and stews, did an inventory of my pantry, and came up with a creation all my own, inspired by others’ ideas and what I had […]

Spicy Adzuki Bean Burgers

Spicy Adzuki Bean Burgers

Adzuki beans are small red beans that originated in China. They are a staple of the macrobiotic diet, and they are a good source of magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and B vitamins. Adzuki beans have been called the “weight loss bean,” since they […]

Vegetable and Three Bean Salad

Vegetable and Three Bean Salad

This recipe was inspired by some vegetable salsa my friend Jennifer brought me – it was AMAZING! I made a few modifications – not as much oil and sugar/sugar substitute, different beans and peppers, and walnut oil instead of canola oil. You can adjust the […]