Black Bean and Sweet Potato Stew

black bean and sweet potato stew

You know how they say necessity is the mother of invention? Something like that is responsible for this black bean and sweet potato stew. I had a really specific idea of what I wanted this dish to be–warm, spicy with a touch of sweetness, comforting, hearty. I wanted the beans to be cooked down and […]

Black Bean Brownies

I know you're skeptical, but give the black bean brownies a chance! Who could say no to that plate?

Paul and I have been on a health kick lately, so I’m revisiting some lighter recipes. Here’s a simple dessert that’s filling, gluten-free and high in fiber, thanks to these little guys: Yep, black beans! I know it sounds strange, but the beans replace all the flour and produce a thick, fudgy brownie. The trick […]