Chicken Curry with Sweet Potato and Chickpeas

I haven’t been writing much lately because I have been busy with a new job I started almost three weeks ago. The new job is a bit longer of a commute which led me to look for some slow cooker (crockpot) recipes since I get home a little later than I used to and well I’m still the personal home chef. One find, I already had on my Pinterest board [&hellip

Chickpea Biryani

I love Biryani. Usually I’ll order it with chicken, but it makes a decent vegetarian option for a Meatless Monday.   This simple recipe is worth trying. My only change is use 1 serrano pepper instead of two.  We found the two peppers too spicy.  Adjust to your preference. Full Recipe: Chickpea Biryani

Sausage, Chickpea Smoked Paprika Soup

I confess. I’ve been on a bit of a meat kick lately.  Take for instance last night when I had a perfectly good sounding vegan soup I planned to make.  Looking at the recipe on the Farmersgirl Kitchen blog, the recipe screamed for some italian crumbled sausage. If you wish to make this recipe as a vegan meal, please visit the Chickpea Smoked Paprika Soup recipe here. For the more carnivores [&hellip

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Tagine

I missed the past couple weeks of going to the Farmer’s Market, but fortunately White Rock’s market was open last Saturday.  There was a great selection of vegetables available. I walked away with sweet potatoes, kale, arugula, red potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, and the most beautiful yellow zucchini I’ve seen this year. With only a few days this week to cook, I probably over bought. Fortunately, I found some new [&hellip

Salad with Chicken, Chickpeas, Beans and Avocado

This dish has been favorite of our home all summer. It is made with simple ingredients and can easily be modified if an item or two was missed at the last market visit. Salad with Chicken, Chickpeas, Beans and Avocado Serves 4 1/2 lb wax beans, washed and thinly sliced 1 can chickpeas, drained 1/2 avocado, cut into bit-sized cubes 1/4 fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup and 1 Tablespoon olive [&hellip