Chef Alli’s Chicken and White Bean Soup

By Stacey | April 15, 2020

Ingredients 1-2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts (may substitute chicken thigh meat, if preferred), cooked and shredded 1 Tbs. good olive oil 1 small yellow onion, diced (may substitute 1 Tbs. dehydrated onion flakes) 1 tsp. each cumin ans dried oregano leaves 15 oz. can petite diced tomatoes, with juice 2 cups cooked 21st Century…

Chorizo Andouille Beans

By Stacey | March 31, 2020

(Pinto and Fremont beans) By Pearl and Brett Worden Ingredients 3 cups pinto beans 1 ½ cups Fremont beans 1 medium onion (chopped) 3-4 cloves minced garlic 8oz ground chorizo 12 oz Andouille Sausage 1-2 Tablespoons Chicken Bouillon 2 bay leaves 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup Spices to taste: Salt & pepper Cumin Oregano Directions…

Pintos: America’s Favorite Bean

By Stacey | March 26, 2020

Every year, Americans eat more than seven pounds of beans, and the most popular choice is pintos. Likewise, pinto beans are also the most widely grown crop in the U.S. But, other than being something tasty that you eat as a side dish or use to fill a burrito, what else do you know about…

Crispy Burrito Baskets

By Stacey | March 10, 2020

Crispy Burrito Baskets Looking for a delicious spin on burritos? You’ve just arrived! These crispy bowls are easy to bake in the oven and you don’t even have to use a mold! Similar to taco salad baskets, this recipe puts a new spin on burritos.  Course Main Course  Cuisine Mexican  Keyword mexican, Tex Mex  Prep Time 15 minutes  Cook Time 40 minutes  Total Time 55 minutes…

From the Land of Kansas – Cooking with Chef Alli

By Stacey | March 10, 2020

21st Century Bean Processing was the guest on the March 5th edition of Cooking with Chef Alli, presented by From the Land of Kansas on KAKE News. Check out the link below for the news segment: http://www.kake.com/clip/15018465/from-the-land-of-kansas-21st-century-bean-processing https://chefalli.com/      

MPR News – Appetites: Beans really are a ‘magical fruit’

By Stacey | March 10, 2020

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2020/03/05/appetites-beans-really-are-a-magical-fruit

Black Bean Meatballs

By Stacey | February 10, 2020

Ingredients 1 cup black beans cooked until soft 2 tbsp chopped onions 1 tsp dried parsley 1/3 tsp salt 1 tbsp oat flour Optional: olive oil Directions Blend or process your cooked black beans until they look like a puree (if you want, leave some whole beans for texture!) Mix the chopped onions, dried parsley,…

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

By Stacey | May 21, 2019

Ingredients 1/2 Cup(s) (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 Cup(s) firmly packed brown sugar or coconut sugar 1/2 Cup(s) granulated sugar or monk fruit sugar 2 Eggs 1 Teaspoon(s) vanilla 1-1/2 Cup(s) black bean flour 1 Teaspoon(s) Baking Soda 1 Teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon(s) salt (optional) 3 Cup(s) Quaker® Oats (quick or old…

Peanut Butter Blossoms

By Stacey | May 20, 2019

INGREDIENTS 1 ½ C Pea flour 2/3 C granulated sugar 1/3 C packed brown sugar ½ C butter ¾ C peanut butter 1 egg 2 Tbsp milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 48 chocolate kisses or stars DIRECTIONS 1.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees, remove chocolates from wrappers 2. …

Snickerdoodle Cookies

By Stacey | May 20, 2019

INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 C Garbanzo flour ½ tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp fine sea salt 1 C plus 3 Tbsp sugar ½ C oil or warmed coconut oil 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbsp unsweetened applesauce 2 tsp ground cinnamon DIRECTIONS 1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees, line baking…

Caramel Chip Pecan Cookies

By Stacey | May 20, 2019

INGREDIENTS 2 C + 2 Tbsp Garbanzo flour ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ¾ C butter, melted ¾ C packed brown sugar 1/2 C granulated sugar 1 large egg + 1 egg yolk 2 tsp vanilla extract 10 oz caramel chips ¾ C pecans, chopped DIRECTIONS 1.  Preheat oven…

Chewy Protein Cookies

By Stacey | May 7, 2019

Ingredients 2 C Coconut Flakes 8 Tbsp Pea Powder 1 tsp Cinnamon 8 Tbsp Maple Syrup Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Place all ingredients into bowl and stir Scoop cookies onto tray Gently flatten Bake for 15 min Source: http://purelytwins.com/2016/04/13/chewy-protein-cookies-paleo-vegan-recipe/#_a5y_p=5292818

Chocolate Pea Protein Shake

By Stacey | May 7, 2019

Ingredients 3/4 C Water 1 frozen banana 1 soft date (optional for sweetness) 2 Tbsp cacao powder 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbsp Pea Powder 1 C ice cubes Instructions Combine all but ice in blender, blend until smooth. Add ice and blend again until smoothie is at a milkshake texture   Source: https://pulses.org/nap/recipe/chocolate-pea-protein-shake/

Blonde Brownies

By Stacey | May 7, 2019

Ingredients 2 cups Yellow Pea Flour (Powder) 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2/3 C butter 2 C brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs, slightly beaten 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 C chocolate chips 1/2 C white chocolate chips 1/3 C chopped nuts Instructions Mix flour, soda, baking powder, and…

Lentil Salad

By Stacey | April 29, 2019

Ingredients 1/4 C Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar Juice of 1/2 Lemon 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 1 tsp Sea Salt 1 1/1 C cooked, drained, and cooled green or brown lentils 1 C Cherry Tomatoes, halved 1 C Sliced Cucumbers 1 C diced Red or Yellow Bell Peppers 1/2 C Kalamata…

Black Bean Flour Tortillas

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

Ingredients 1/3 cup black bean flour 1/2 cup cornstarch 2 Tbsp. tapioca flour 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. cumin 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 cups filtered water Instructions Combine the dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl and mix until combined. Mix in the wet ingredients with a whisk until the batter is…

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

Ingredients 3 eggs 1½ cups sugar ⅔ cup coconut oil 2 cups grated zucchini 3 cups fresh ground black bean flour ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon ½ cup cocoa Instructions Preheat oven to 350 Combine the eggs, sugar and coconut oil and mix well Add grated zucchini and mix until well combined Add…

Black Bean Crackers

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

Ingredients 1/2 c. black bean flour 1 Tblsp. oil 1/2-2/3 c. water salt to taste Instructions Mix the salt and bean flour together, then slowly mix in the oil. The result will be a sandy mixture. Add half the water and mix well. Slowly mix in more water until the batter spreads easily when dropped…

Chickpea Omelet Mix

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups chickpea flour(superfine gram flour or besan or garbanzo-fava flour) 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast 3 tablespoons ground flax seed 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt if desired 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon black salt (kala namak) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Instructions Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Store in refrigerator in tightly sealed container. To use: Stir mix before each use. Mix one heaping 1/3 cup with 1/3…

Chickpea Crepes

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

Ingredients 1 1/4 cup garbanzo bean flour 1 1/3 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt Optional spices 1 teaspoon ground cumin – optional 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano – optional To grease the crepe pan 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin coconut oil or vegetable oil of your choice Instructions In a blender, add the garbanzo bean flour, water, salt and spices (if used, the authentic French chickpea crepe use the spices) Blend on…

Garbanzo Bean Brownies

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

INGREDIENTS -1.5 cups garbanzo bean flour -1/4 cup cocoa powder (high quality, I use Penzey’s) -1/2 cup organic cane sugar -1/2 teaspoon baking powder -1 cup 60% or higher dark chocolate chips, melted -2 teaspoons vanilla extract -1 egg -3 egg whites -2 tablespoons coconut oil -optional toppings: powdered sugar and peanut butter! INSTRUCTIONS First,…

Lentil & Black Bean Chili

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

INGREDIENTS 5 cups Vegetable Broth 1½ cups of dry Green Lentils 1 14.5oz can diced Tomatoes with fire roasted green chilis 1 15oz can Tomato Sauce 2 14oz cans of Black Beans drained and rinsed 1 large Sweet Onion chopped 1 large Red Pepper chopped 4 cloves finely chopped Garlic 1 Tbs Olive Oil 1…

Spiced Lentil Burgers

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

INGREDIENTS *Spiced Lentil Burgers* 1½ cups cooked green lentils ½ cup grated carrot 2 Tbsp. tomato paste 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. smoked paprika 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. onion powder ¾ tsp. kosher salt ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbsp. olive oil 4 toasted buns…

Tomato & Basil Lentil Chips

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

INGREDIENTS 1 cup  / 140g Red split lentils 4 tbsp Tomato puree 1 slice Onion 2 cloves Garlic 1 tsp Smoked paprika ½ tsp Turmeric ½ tsp Cayenne pepper 2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp Maple syrup pinch of Salt and Pepper ¾ cup / 180ml Water 1 tbsp dried Basil METHOD Soak the lentils in salted water for at least an hour, overnight is best. Drain and…

Chicken Split Pea Soup

By Stacey | April 15, 2019

INGREDIENTS 4 boneless, skinless, chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 lbs.), cut into bite size pieces 2–3 Tbsp. olive oil 2 celery ribs, sliced 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced 1 onion, diced 1 tsp. fresh chopped rosemary (or 1/2 tsp. dried) 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper 1 cup green split peas 1 dry bay leaf 2 (32 oz.) cartons chicken stock or 2…