Ingredient: smoked paprika

hoppin' john black-eyed peas
Cajun Cuisine, Entrees, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, New Year's Eve, Southern US Cuisine, Stove Top Dishes

Hoppin’ John Black-Eyed Peas

No one is sure where Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas originated. Some believe the recipe may have come from Louisiana and the French Creole name for pigeon peas, which are similar to black-eyed peas. The French Creole term for pigeon peas is “pois a pigeon,” which is pronounced “pwah peeJon.” This explanation makes great sense to me. […]

vegan oven breakfast hash
Breakfast, Entrees, Gluten Free Option, Oil Free Recipes, Oven Dishes, Vegetables

Oven Breakfast Hash

All of the ingredients in this oven breakfast hash can be adapted to fit your taste. Other vegetables may be added, as long as they all fit into the skillet! Onion and garlic powder are added in addition to fresh onion and garlic, because the oven baking doesn’t bring out those flavors. If you want to […]

vegan navy bean slow cooker soup
Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Slow Cooker, Soups

Navy Bean Vegan Slow Cooker Soup

I’m a real fan of bean soups. This navy bean slow cooker soup has such good flavors and its aromas will fill your house as it cooks. You’ll need a 4-quart slow cooker or larger. I used my 4-quart and the soup filled it to the brim – and I do mean the very top […]

smoky roasted chickpeas
Game Day, Gluten Free Option, Snacks

Smoky Roasted Chickpeas

When we have family coming from out of state, we like to get plenty of snacks ready, especially snacks and finger foods we can take to the beach. These smoky roasted chickpeas are perfect for having on hand in a nice jar or other airtight container. We only have about a block to walk, so […]