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by Sarah Steimer

Squash blossoms with ricotta, corn and black beans and a roasted jalapeno chimichurri

Why not another squash blossom recipe! I you’re going to make some, go all out. Still not sold on edible flowers? At the very least, bookmark this amazing roasted jalapeno chimichurri sauce.

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by Sarah Steimer

Rainbow vegetable and bean salad

This is a perfect summer side dish that highlights so many great flavors that you just can’t get year round. So take advantage! Make up a big bowl even if you’re not feeding a large crowd; it keeps quite well in the fridge.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Red and black beans with rice

My new grocery store in Rhode Island has an impressive selection of ethnic foods. In the Mexican section, there are cans of beans for days. I was stocking up on black beans when I spotted frijoles rojos pequeños, or small red beans, so I grabbed a can. I didn’t have a plan for it, but I knew it would come in handy when I needed to come up with a quick dinner. And it did!

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by Sarah Steimer

Quinoa and black beans with pomegranate salsa

This dish was the direct result of being forced to stay indoors for about three days straight and NOT wanting to spend those days in a pasta coma. Like much of the rest of the country, Chicago was buried in snow and below-freezing temperatures for a few days this month. With just enough pantry staples and plenty of time to think, I came up with a surprising and very tasty meal.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Black bean and corn fritters with cilantro-lime sauce

I love that you can find all of these ingredients at the grocery store on any cold day and still be able to whip up a dish that tastes summer-fresh. Lime livens up the fritters, and garlic and fresh cilantro give the sauce zing.


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by Sarah Steimer

I didn't quite have a bowl big enough for this, so it's more of a burrito plate. I was craving something Mexican-inspired, but wasn't in the mood for all the cheese and tortillas. This was a lightened-up version with the added benefit of super-healthy kale.

I didn’t quite have a bowl big enough for this, so it’s more of a burrito plate. I was craving something Mexican-inspired, but wasn’t in the mood for all the cheese and tortillas. This was a lightened-up version of a restaurant-style burrito bowl with the added benefit of super-healthy kale.


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by Sarah Steimer

I served these patties over a simple tossed spinach salad and a dollop of plain yogurt. These mini patties would also make an awesome appetizer or could be refrigerated after they're cooked for adding to salads later in the week.

I served these patties over a simple tossed spinach salad and a dollop of plain yogurt. These mini patties would also make an appetizer, or they can be refrigerated after they’re cooked for adding to salads later in the week.

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