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I created this recipe blog to keep track of dishes I've made, dishes I want to make, and things that just look tasty! Enjoy browsing and daydreaming ...

Vegetarian Pumpkin Curry
http://juliasalbum.com/2013/11/vegetarian-pumpkin-curry/
Black Bean, Pumpkin, and Butternut Squash Soup
http://juliasalbum.com/2012/12/black-bean-pumpkin-butternut-squash-soup-recipe/
Pumpkin, Coconut, and Peanut Butter Curry
http://juliasalbum.com/2014/01/pumpkin-coconut-and-peanut-butter-curry/
Mexican Chopped Sala with Cilantro Ranch Dressing
http://www.cookingclassy.com/2014/06/mexican-chopped-salad-greek-yogurt-cilantro-lime-ranch/
Guinness Beef Chili
http://flavorthemoments.com/guinness-beef-chili/
Three Bean & Tomato Soup
(from a South African braai cookbook)
Ingredients:
1 onion, roughly sliceda couple cloves of garlica good dollop of olive oil1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/2 teaspoon paprika2 cans whole peeled tomatoes8 ripe tomatoes (quartered, skin and all)1 can chickpeas1 can sugar beans1 can butter beans2 cups fresh spinach (finely chopped)salt & pepper to taste 
Directions:
1. In a deep pot, fry the onions, spinach, and garlic in the olive oil until the onions are translucent. Add the cayenne pepper and paprika, give it a good stir, and then add the tins of whole peeled tomatoes, the roughly chopped fresh tomatoes, and the three tins of beans, plus some water or vegetable stock. Let this simmer on low heat until the fresh tomatoes disintegrate. 

Three Bean & Tomato Soup

(from a South African braai cookbook)

Ingredients:

1 onion, roughly sliced
a couple cloves of garlic
a good dollop of olive oil
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 cans whole peeled tomatoes
8 ripe tomatoes (quartered, skin and all)
1 can chickpeas
1 can sugar beans
1 can butter beans
2 cups fresh spinach (finely chopped)
salt & pepper to taste 

Directions:

1. In a deep pot, fry the onions, spinach, and garlic in the olive oil until the onions are translucent. Add the cayenne pepper and paprika, give it a good stir, and then add the tins of whole peeled tomatoes, the roughly chopped fresh tomatoes, and the three tins of beans, plus some water or vegetable stock. Let this simmer on low heat until the fresh tomatoes disintegrate. 

Healthy Cookie Dough Dip
http://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/2011/05/23/want-to-eat-an-entire-bowl-of-cookie-dough/
Cannellini Bean Vegetarian Meatballs with Tomato Sauce
http://www.cookincanuck.com/2011/11/cannellini-bean-vegetarian-meatballs-with-tomato-sauce-recipe/
Quinoa and Black Beans
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Quinoa-and-Black-Beans/
Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls
http://www.annies-eats.com/2010/03/05/baked-southwestern-egg-rolls/