soaked black beans in a colander

Cooking sprouted beans to reduce flatulence

I know beans are good for me, but they don’t like me.

Are you sick of getting bloated, gassy, and flatulent every time you eat beans?

I know I am not the only bean eater who farts.  Want to reduce your flatulence?  It’s scientifically proven that eating beans causes gas.  Check out this article from Nutritionfacts.org on beans and gas. Not only can that gas be uncomfortable, it can be embarrassing. Are you afraid to eat beans because you know you have an important meeting, appointment, or job interview later? Have you ever completely stopped eating beans for a period of time over the hassle? I have. I am ready to give eating beans a try again, but only sprouted, then cooked beans. Continue reading “Cooking sprouted beans to reduce flatulence”

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Plant-based cooking shows and tips for your new Instant Pot

I hope you have received your new Instant Pot, many people took advantage of the smoking deal on the Instant Pot (IP) the other day.  Today many of you have or will receive your new Instant Pot, I received my 2nd one.  I look forward to having both on hand for those days when one is just not enough. Continue reading “Plant-based cooking shows and tips for your new Instant Pot”

Sandwich cravinig satisfied

I was really excited when I saw this video on Facebook because I had been craving sandwiches.  Today I finally got the opportunity to try out the recipe and I am glad I did.  Craving satisfied!

chickpea avocado sandwich mix

chickpea avocado sandwich mix

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cans chickpeas (or the equivalent of dry beans prepared at home, this is what I did)
  • 2 avocados
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Salt to taste (optional)

Directions:

  • Add ingredients to the food processor and mix until desired texture.
Cuisinart food processor

Make a sandwich with the mixture as a replacement for meat and condiments.

My sandwich:

  • Ezekiel bread (found in the refrigerated or freezer section at your grocery store)
  • mix from above
  • Onion
  • Tomato (picked fresh from my garden today)
  • Broccoli sprouts (freshly sprouted at home)
  • Spinach (I forgot to add the lettuce, oops)
My sandwich

I love having this disc holder for my food processor.

Cuisinart disc holder