Sensational Bean Salad -1 can of kidney beans, drained -1 can of pinto beans, drained -1 can of black-eyed peas, drained -1 red bell pepper, chopped -1 cup of corn -1 cup of edamame (or peas) -½ bunch cilantro, chopped -1 packet Italian Dressing Mix (this is a powder not a liquid) -2 tablespoon olive oil -3 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar (or white vinegar) -Juice from 1 lime (about 1 ½ tablespoon) -1 clove of garlic, minced (optional) Combine all the above ingredients

Sensational Vegan Bean Salad = really yummy (and Denver approved). I couldn't find black eyed peas, so I subed them for black beans

Black Bean Fajitas - vegan (and budget) friendly, family pleasing, week night dinner winners. I loved this recipe, and so did my family. Delicious - and easy, too!

Vegan Friendly Black Bean Fajitas

black bean fajitas 1 16 oz can black beans rinsed and drained 1 sweet pepper sliced 1 onion, sliced 1 zucchini, sliced bunch cilantro, chopped teaspoon cumin teaspoon chili powder See how I save on Bulk Spices 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoo

corn, black bean & edamame salad by Heather@MamaSass, via Flickr (found on Shrinking Kitchen)   Lunch/side dish this week!

Corn, Black Bean & Edamame Salad

corn, black bean & edamame salad-- I made this without the cilantro (which I didn't have) and with orange pepper instead of red. (I like it better as a snack than a meal, though)

fresh green beans 1 bunch fresh dill 4 tomatoes, seeded and chopped 5 green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon dried dill 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper ¼ cup vegetable oil ½ cup red wine vinegar 1. Wash and cut green beans. Boil green beans for 10 minutes. (Try not to overcook.) Meanwhile, seed tomatoes, and...

fresh green beans 1 bunch fresh dill 4 tomatoes, seeded and chopped 5 green…

Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts - delicious! I make this with the butternut risotto.

Green Salad with White Beans, Apples, and Walnuts

Green Salad with White Beans, Apples & Walnuts.Cannellini beans star in a simple salad that combines fresh apples and tangy Dijon for a dinner idea that is fresh, healthy, and delicious.

BLT Macaroni Salad- fabulous and a big hit at the last pot luck we went to.  |

BLT Macaroni Salad 8 pieces of bacon pasta baby spinach garlic powder tomato mayo 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp salt 3 tbsp rice vinegar. Will sub mushrooms fried with "bakon" seasoning or smoked paprika with maple syrup.