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After loving white beans in my Rustic Herb Dip and as an addition to Butternut Squash Soup I knew that garbanzo beans (my prior favorite) were in a bit of trouble.  I won’t give up on them quite yet but I do want to incorporate their white cousin into my cooking more often. They are creamy beyond belief and my new favorite of the bean family.

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Adding them to sausage and tomatoes seemed like a no-brainer, not to mention a quick weeknight meal that would not only be satisfying but healthy. (think protein and fiber)

Recipe

Saute 1 white onion, chopped in large skillet with 4 cloves garlic, minced. Add sliced sausage (I had 3) and cook until lightly browned. Add in can of diced tomatoes, can of white beans and some spinach (I used 1/2 bag of frozen) and let simmer away for 5-10 minutes. Oh, also add random squirts of sriracha if desired. And if you are like me, add more to your bowl so your mouth is burning. :) Grate some fresh parmesan cheese over top if you wish.

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in my cupboard: dylan’s chia granola

Sweet with honey and crunchy with chia. I love that this granola is sweetened only with honey and includes a superfood like chia.  What is so great about this little seed? It is definitely a super-food in my opinion – it is full of antioxidants, omega-3′s, fiber, protein, iron, etc. It is as versitle as

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new york times salmon

  Wednesday is my favorite morning of the week. The Dining segment of the New York Times comes straight to my apartment and I know my morning commute will be spent reading the tales of restauranteurs, famous chefs and to-die-for meals. (Not while driving of course) The story that went along with this recipe was

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if i could only choose 3…

  If I could only choose 3 foods for the rest of my life…or maybe the night I would choose: greens, some gooooooood cheese and prosciutto. The bread would just be an added bonus   Are there some foods you can’t live without?   Also, I added a Recipe Tab to my site – check

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