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No Oil Hummus Recipe by Anja

capture_10122014_185848Anja shows how to make a quick hummus recipe using canned chick peas and canned butter beans as the main ingredients.  She blends these with some spices, and makes an almost instant hummus dish.  Once, you have this basic hummus dish, you can add different ingredients such as roasted garlic, roasted tomatoes, roasted peppers, etc.  Unlike traditional hummus recipes, this one does not have any olive oil in it, which makes it is a much healthier recipe.  Serve it with crackers, vegetable slices, or as a spread on sandwiches, etc. Enjoy. Continue reading

Vegetarian Bean Burger by Sorted Food

capture_04122014_150544The guys at Sorted Food create a burger with butter beans, mushrooms, onions, lemon zest, thyme and garlic.  After they saute the onions, mushrooms and garlic, they add it in a blender with butter beans and bread crumbs, fresh parsley, an egg and lemon zest.  They form their burgers, coat them with flour, and fry them in a little oil.  Continue reading

White bean and vegetable soup by Gordon Ramsay

capture_20092014_114958This recipe is from his new cookbook, “Gordon Ramsay’s World Kitchen”.  It’s simple, healthy and delicious.  This soup gets better as it sits in the refrigerator.  It’s a great “make ahead” recipe.  With vegetable stock, and vegan feta or parmesan cheese, this recipe is completely vegan, low fat, and healthy.  The way he serves it with very little broth, it’s almost like a stew. Continue reading