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Vegan Campfire Chili

Vegan Campfire Chili

This easy to make chili packs a hearty and spicy punch that is sure to warm you up on a cold night! The name “Campfire Chili” came about because I had originally planned to serve it up for dinner while we were camping recently but… […]

Roasted Chickpeas and Edamame

Roasted Chickpeas and Edamame

Introducing my current favorite snack… roasted chickpeas and edamame. Loaded with protein and so super easy to throw together. I usually like to keep it simple and only season with salt and pepper but you could absolutely customize with all sorts of seasonings. Chili powder, curry, garlic […]

Vegan Channa Masala

Vegan Channa Masala

Bursting with flavor, this hearty and satisfying vegan version of the Indian classic can be on your table in around 30 minutes! If you want to either stretch the number of servings or just turn down the heat a little, I recommend beginning with bowls […]

Vegan BBQ Baked Beans

Vegan BBQ Baked Beans

Remember how I was all, “Summer’s coming!” in my last post? Well, I may have been prematurely excited because it’s still cold but that is not stopping me from looking ahead to summertime and all the classic picnic and potluck favorites we love, including these […]

Red Beans & Dirty Rice with Collard Greens

Red Beans & Dirty Rice with Collard Greens

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today is all about the distinctly delicious flavor of Cajun Country! Packed with good-for-you ingredients, this version of a Louisiana classic side dish is hearty enough to stand on it’s own as an an entree.For a touch of sweetness […]

Slow Cooked Black Beans and Rice

Slow Cooked Black Beans and Rice

My slow cooker quit on me over a year ago and I just never bothered to replace it. It was like the time our microwave gave out – it was convenient to have around but not necessary. Eventually I got used to it being gone […]

Wild Rice and Garbanzo Bean Soup

Wild Rice and Garbanzo Bean Soup

It’s been wonderfully dreary and rainy here lately.  Normally, this alone is enough to get me craving a hot bowl of soup but, add in the fact that I’m fighting a stubborn cold that just won’t go away, and it’s pretty much guaranteed there’s going […]

Red Beans and Quinoa

Red Beans and Quinoa

Southern-style comfort food that just happens to also be high in protein, gluten-free and vegan!  Served alongside Beer Braised Collard Greens, here, and a slice of cornbread, you’ve got a hearty, delicious meal: 1 TBSP olive oil 2 TBSP yellow onion, chopped 1/3c green pepper, chopped […]

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today we’re all about snack time!  This warm bean dip is the perfect addition to your Game Day (or any day) snack menu!  So grab a bag of chips and dig in! Another favorite dip option is my Caramelized Onion […]

BBQ Baked Beans

BBQ Baked Beans

I have used this recipe for baked beans every summer for the last several years.  Okay, not this *exact* recipe; the previous one included meat.  We’ve now had this vegetarian version twice and, as always, it’s delicious! 2 (15 oz.) cans baked beans 1/2c brown […]