I make this White Bean Chili with cannellini or northern white beans, but you really could use any bean type you prefer. Bulgur wheat gives it a ground beef texture, but this is an optional ingredient. Bulgur is a whole wheat grain that is cooked exactly like rice in about 15 minutes. (Follow package directions). I […]
Soups & Stews
This very simple yet substantial warm soup combines whole grain bulgur with assorted beans for a hearty main dish. Vegan sour cream and cornbread recipe links included.
Barley is not only delicious but adds an excellent source of soluble fiber which reduces blood cholesterol levels. This chowder is great with cornbread–recipe link included. Recipe adapted from Dr. Neal Barnard of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Miso, also known as soybean paste, is a traditional Japanese food. It is most commonly used for making miso soup. This recipe uses white miso which has a mellow, slightly sweet flavor. The shiitake mushrooms in this soup add vitamin D, an important nutrient for cancer prevention. Recipe from The Cancer Survivors Guide by Dr. Neal Barnard.
This simple and comforting soup is a one-pot (or crock pot) recipe , so clean up is a breeze. And it doesn’t hurt that it’s packed with fiber, protein, and antioxidants!