Vegetarian Beans and Lentils

Cold Weather Comfort: One-Pot Hot Sausage & Lentil Slaw

Cold Weather Comfort: One-Pot Hot Sausage & Lentil Slaw

A hot sausage and lentil slaw, a warm way to enjoy tangy coleslaw in the winter.

Pesto Beans and Pasta: Dinner for $10

Pesto Beans and Pasta: Dinner for $10

We’re well on our way to giving you an entire month’s worth of satisfying Meatless Monday meals here at Dinner for $10, and this Pesto Beans and Pasta definitely fits the bill. The not-so-secret ingredient here is the addition of ...more

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili: Dinner for $10

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili: Dinner for $10

It’s April, which means Earth Day is coming up. To celebrate, we’re bringing you some of our top Meatless Monday recipes all month here at Dinner for $10.   What’s going meatless on Monday have to do with Earth Day? Well, ...more

Easy New Year’s Resolutions: Get Lean Mean Beans

Easy New Year’s Resolutions: Get Lean Mean Beans

When you stock your pantry with beans, you always have a terrific lean source of protein, fiber, iron, and B vitamins handy. Plus, beans are “good carbs,” the complex carbohydrates that give you more energy.   Stretch beyond the ...more

Good Luck Recipes for a Great New Year’s Blast

Good Luck Recipes for a Great New Year’s Blast

You’re in luck for this year’s New Year’s Eve party. True, you make your own luck, as the saying goes. But when it comes to food, many of us take that adage literally, and when New Year’s rolls around, we make foods that ...more

Southern-Style Veggie Sliders: Dinner for $10

Southern-Style Veggie Sliders: Dinner for $10

We’re not planning on going vegetarian anytime soon, but we get it, what with all the health concerns about eating meat (especially red meat) that seem to crop up regularly in the news. So we’re all for Meatless Mondays (or, really, ...more

10 Good-for-You Bean Recipes: Cheap & Healthy Foods

10 Good-for-You Bean Recipes: Cheap & Healthy Foods

I have a friend who claims that the only baby toy you need is a jar full of dried beans. Although it’s true that dried beans are beautiful and that they rattle if you shake them, I have a bad feeling about using a jar as a baby toy. (And ...more

Meatless Meals: Eat Better for Less

Meatless Meals: Eat Better for Less

Gone are the days when every meal has to revolve around a slab of beef, pork, or poultry. Meatless meals are the latest trend, even among those who aren’t full-time vegetarians.  According to the USDA, Americans are eating about 12 ...more

Take Comfort in Lentil Soup

Take Comfort in Lentil Soup

Quick cooking and packed with protein, lentils make one of the easiest, tastiest low-fat soups around. Their nutty flavor and firm texture give a soup body and make them a trusted partner for vegetables like tomatoes, carrots, and celery. ...more

6 New Year’s Recipes to Bring Good Luck and Good Fortune

6 New Year’s Recipes to Bring Good Luck and Good Fortune

If you’re looking for something to fix for your first meal of the new year, then why not whip up a little good luck to go along with dinner? For most of us, the first thing to come to mind when we think of ringing in the new year is a ...more

Supermarket Savvy: Dried vs Canned Beans

Supermarket Savvy: Dried vs Canned Beans

I spend weeks before the holidays in a magical flurry of white flour, cinnamon, and powdered sugar, so after the last cookie is eaten, I need savory foods to restore the balance. For inspiration, I interviewed pastry chef Amanda Milazzo at ...more

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