Black Bean Cakes

These black bean cakes are crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. The secret is Panko bread crumbs, which are used both inside and outside. The batter is made of finely chopped onions, garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper and black beans blended in a Magic Bullet blender, which is then dipped in flour, egg and Panko bread crumbs and fried until golden and crispy on the outside. These black bean cakes go great with avocado, sour cream and cilantro […]

Spicy Black Bean Dip

Here is another healthy dip recipe that you can blend up in minutes. No heating required until serving, although you can eat this spicy black bean dip hot or cold. It is made with fresh ingredients like tomatoes, red bell pepper, jalapeño, and onion. Do you have to wait for a special occasion to make it? Of course not! I like to have some of this black bean dip in my refrigerator for an anytime-snack. Top it with fresh cilantro, […]

Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers!

This is for when you get that pang for a burger, but you want to try and stay healthy. We’ve all been there, done that. I got his recipe from Sprouted Kitchen, which always has beautifully photographed and yummy recipes. Ingredients 2 cloves garlic 3 scallions, white and green parts, chopped 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp. chili powder 3/4 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. cumin 1 cup cooked and cooled brown rice 15 oz. […]

Smokey Spicy Black Bean Dip

Oh, wow. It has been a while. And don’t you think that just because I wasn’t able to get a recipe written up that I wasn’t using that lifesaver of a Magic Bullet Blender, my loves. Lauren here, your Kitchen Magician, and I’m back baby! Months of flying around North America gave me a run for my money, but I’m settled, back in business, and better than ever. I spent this weekend sorting through the photos I took from several Magic Bullet Blender recipes since […]

Spice Up Your (week this) Life by Lauren

    Terrific Tuesday – Chicken + Black Bean Enchiladas Verdes Buenos Dias – Happy Tuesday – Lauren here, your Kitchen Magician: Hop on the Magic Bullet Express with me because we are heading south bound because today – going Mexican – and going strong. Below is the recipe for Chicken + Black Bean Enchiladas Verdes. Two of my FAVORITE enchilada fillings. Chicken + Black Bean Enchiladas Verdes MAGIC BULLET BLENDER PARTS: [1] Magic Bullet Blender cross blade [1] Magic […]

Black Bean Dip by Lauren

Terrific Tuesdays Tuesdays are always terrific – right? And if you are lucky enough to live in the northeast like me, this rain and extreme humidity that has made for a fabulous, high-gloss complexion for the past two days has been a fantastic added bonus…………………… Now let’s be serious for a moment. Is any recipe with the word ‘dip’ in it ever a bad? In my opinion, no. Are dips always the most healthy things in the world? Again, that […]