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southwest protein breakfast bowls with sweet potato and black beans

Southwest Protein Breakfast Bowls with Sweet Potato and Black Beans

These Southwest Breakfast Bowls are a great way to enjoy a quick, healthy, and high-protein breakfast at home on busy weekday mornings. A big thank you to Smithfield for sponsoring this recipe for Southwest Protein Breakfast Bowl with Sweet Potato and Black Beans. Click HERE to save this recipe for Southwest Breakfast Bowls! Southwest Breakfast …

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Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili Recipe

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili

We’ve combined two of our recent dinner time favorites – Chicken Enchiladas and Chili – into this new recipe for Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili. Tender chunks of chicken, black beans, diced tomatoes, and corn simmer in a creamy, cheesy, enchilada flavored chili base for a creative take on a bowl of chili. A big thank …

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Pumpkin Black Bean Turkey Chili + Tips on How NOT to Make Chili

Pumpkin Black Bean Turkey Chili

Pumpkin and Turkey Black Bean Chili is a great fall chili recipe with tons of flavor. Even better, it’s super easy to make! Creating This Turkey Pumpkin Chili Recipe If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen me talking about plans to make my Beefy Kidney Bean Chili for dinner last night. Well, that didn’t …

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Easy Black Bean Salad

Easy Black Bean Salad

This easy black bean salad is packed with corn, tomatoes, cucumber, and more! It’s tossed with a lime-cumin dressing that’s full of flavor! Creating This Black Bean Salad I’m back in Colorado after a few days in Vermont, which means we are back to warm weather. Kind of a contrast after this week’s Beefy Kidney …

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Black Bean Hummus Recipe

Black Bean Hummus

This black bean hummus is made with black beans instead of chickpeas, and is flavored with lime and cumin. This is a great dip to make for parties and potlucks! One of my favorite easy snacks is hummus. It is healthy so you don’t have to feel guilty about eating it, and it tastes great. Plus …

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black bean soup recipe

Smoky Black Bean Soup

Black beans are an ingredient that I don’t think I will ever get tired of. I always have a big stock of them in my pantry. They are a pantry staple for me because they can easily serve as a base for so many different recipes. Many of the recipes featuring black beans here on …

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Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Peppers are kind of a classic meal from my childhood. I remember my mom stuffing green peppers with a Mexican ground beef and rice mixture. They were super easy and something I enjoyed. Consider these Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers and updated version of that classic childhood meal. The rice in the recipe is swapped …

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Fall Mexican Rice Bowls

These Fall Mexican Rice Bowls are an easy recipe that I put together a few weeks ago. I was chatting with Chef Connie Guttersen about putting together a new, simple family meal idea. Connie challenged me to create a recipe that aimed for simple, easy, and everyday. She suggested that I develop a recipe that contained …

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mexican chicken salad wrap

Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wrap

These chicken salad wraps are a breeze to whip up, and the chicken salad will stay fresh for up to three days. Make a big batch and enjoy throughout the week! Click HERE to save this recipe for Chicken Salad Wraps! Creating This Chicken Salad Wrap I am totally on a Chicken Salad kick right now. I love how …

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black bean mexican pizza recipe

Black Bean Mexican Pizza

Three of my favorite things: Black Beans, Mexican, and Pizza all in one recipe. I knew from the start that this was going to be a quick favorite around here. There’s nothing gourmet about it. But sometimes that’s not what I’m craving. In fact, I’d been craving ooey, gooey, cheesy Mexican all week and this …

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Southwest Protein Breakfast Bowls with Sweet Potato and Black Beans

The Best Black Bean Recipes

The Best Black Bean Recipe: Here are some of the best black bean recipes to add to your recipe rotation! These recipes using black beans and tried and true and some of our favorite ways to use black beans. Get cooking with those beans and try out a new recipe for black beans! I love …

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