Berry Bean Bread

September 18, 2013

Makes 1 loaf of bread or 24 muffins (12 servings) 3 cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup white, granulated sugar (can use low calorie sugar substitute) 1 tablespoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 1 ½ cup cooked navy beans, cooked without salt 2/3 cup orange juice 1 large egg 1 cup nonfat […]

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Heart Health Bars

September 18, 2013

Makes 18 bars 1 cup white, granulated sugar (can use low-calorie sugar substitute) 1 cup soy flour ¾ cup all-purpose or wheat flour ¾ cup oat bran ¾ cup flax seed, ground 1 tablespoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 ½ cups cooked black beans, cooked without salt ¾ cup orange juice […]

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Fruity Bean Logs

September 18, 2013

Makes 24 logs or balls 1 cup dried apricots 1 cup dried apples 1 cup seedless raisins ½ cup dried prunes 1 cup walnuts, chopped ½ cup coconut, shredded 1 cup cooked great northern beans, cooked without salt ½ cup honey ¼ cup peanut butter, creamy ¾ cup powdered sugar Chop dried apricots, dried apples, […]

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Moroccan Tomato Soup

September 18, 2013

Makes 6 main dish servings (2 cups per serving) 1 large onion, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon sea salt 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon sweet paprika ½ teaspoon ground cumin 3 tablespoons honey ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) no salt added tomatoes, diced, do […]

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Polenta with Beans and Peppers

September 18, 2013

Makes 6 main dish servings or 12 side dish servings 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided into 2 tablespoon portions ¾ cup yellow onion, finely chopped ¾ cup fresh mushrooms, sliced thin 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 quart no salt added chicken broth 1 cup course ground cornmeal 2 tablespoons sun dried tomato, chopped 2 tablespoons […]

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Bean Stuffed Zucchini

September 18, 2013

Makes 4 main dish servings or 8 side dish servings 2 medium zucchini (main dish) or 4 small zucchini (side dish) 2/3 cup onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped or 2 teaspoons dried parsley 1 teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 ½ cup no […]

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Thai Shrimp and Beans

September 18, 2013

Makes 6 main dish servings 8 ounces angel hair pasta, uncooked ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce ¼ cup peanut butter, creamy 3 tablespoons white sugar 3 tablespoons dark sesame oil 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon red hot chili oil 8 ounces raw shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons vegetable […]

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Chicken Cannellini Tetrazzini

September 18, 2013

Makes 8 main dish servings 7 ounces spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cups cooked chicken, cubed (also works well with cooked turkey) 1 cup (4 ounces) cheddar cheese, shredded 1 can (10.75 ounces) reduced fat, reduced sodium creams of mushroom soup […]

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Chicken Red Bean Creole

September 18, 2013

Makes 6 main dish servings (1 ½ cups per serving) 1 ½ pounds boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch strips 1 can (14.5 ounces) no salt added diced tomatoes, do not drain 1 cup chili sauce 1 ½ cups green bell pepper, chopped (~ 1 large pepper) ½ cup celery, chopped (~ 1 ¼ stalks) […]

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