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White Bean Dip

You only need 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to make this creamy white bean dip! Served with pita chips and veggies, it's a delicious snack or appetizer.

If you have cannellini beans, olive oil, and a lemon in your kitchen, you’re well on your way to making this white bean dip recipe. My advice? Go for it!...


Ribollita – Tuscan White Bean Soup

If you hate to waste stale bread, this ribollita recipe is for you! It's a delicious vegetarian Tuscan white bean soup thickened with cubes of bread.

...bean soup made from leftover vegetables and thickened with day-old (or in our case many days old) bread. My version starts with a base of onion, carrots, tomatoes, white beans,...


White Bean and Kale Soup

This White Bean and Kale Soup is full of vegetables & herbs and gets plenty of zing from white wine & sherry vinegar. A hearty, healthy winter meal!

...into the 60’s, a stay-home, curl-up-on-the-sofa, soup night (and this white bean and kale soup) happened. Why you’ll love this white bean soup It’s hearty, but still kind of light....


Smoky Sweet Potatoes with Black Beans & Corn

Chipotle dressing, mango salsa, and pickled onions infuse this dish with bold summer flavor. Serve it as a side dish, or enjoy it as a meal on its own!

...– I love how its sweet, zesty flavor contrasts with the smoky sweet potatoes. Black beans – They add plant-based protein and yummy earthy flavor. Fresh corn – I leave...


Adzuki Bean Bowls

Never tried adzuki beans? Learn how to cook them for this tasty grain bowl recipe! And don't worry, if you can't find them, black beans work here too.

...adzuki beans below, along with my all-time favorite adzuki beans recipe. How to Cook Adzuki Beans While it’s possible to find canned adzuki beans, you’ll more often see them dried....


Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

Crisp on the outside and moist in the middle, this sweet potato burger has a wonderful earthy flavor from rosemary & paprika.

...this black bean quinoa burger! Adapted from Healthy. Happy. Life. Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers Author: Jeanine Donofrio Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves:...


Garden Crisps with Herby White Bean Spread

These colorful garden crisps are such an easy healthy snack! I top puffed grain cakes with fresh veggies and a creamy white bean spread.’re looking for some new spring snack ideas, I’m sharing the recipe for these yummy puffed grain cakes below. To make them, I spread a creamy, herby white bean spread...


Black Pepper Turmeric Latte

I love this immune-boosting black pepper turmeric latte on cold mornings. With just 6 ingredients, this spicy, warming vegan drink is easy to make.

...with a grind of black pepper which sounds a little weird but “they” say that the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric are activated when combined with black pepper, which is why...


Black Rice & Spring Vegetable Pilaf

Asparagus, broccolini & edamame are mixed with a black rice pilaf to make a healthy spring entree. Herbs & a lemon yogurt sauce top this gluten-free dish.

...feel free to use the vegetables you love most. I’ve been using black wild rice more and more lately (which is actually a grass and not a rice). It makes...


Kale & White Bean Crostini

A healthy appetizer perfect for holiday gatherings! Toasted baguette is topped with marinated white beans and sautéed kale for a tangy, savory starter.

...white beans. Taste and adjust seasonings. Assemble toasts with a baguette slice and a dollop of the kale and bean mixture. Top with the reserved rosemary, red pepper flakes, and...

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Photograph of Jeanine Donofrio and Jack Mathews in their kitchen

Hello, we're Jeanine and Jack.

We love to eat, travel, cook, and eat some more! We create & photograph vegetarian recipes from our home in Chicago, while our shiba pups eat the kale stems that fall on the kitchen floor.