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Moroccan Chickpea and Millet Soup

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup celery, diced 1 cup yam, peeled and diced 1 cup cooked chickpeas ½ cup raw millet, rinsed and soaked for 1/2 hour or more 1 ½ tsp. ground cumin ¼ tsp. turmeric ¼ tsp. nutmeg 3 lemon slices 4 cups water 1 tsp. salt Pinch of pepper 2 tbsp. cilantro, chopped Cooking Instructions Sauté onion, garlic, and celery in olive oil over … + more

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Vegetarian Chili

Makes six cups Ingredients 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp olive oil 15 oz can, tomato sauce 14 oz. can, black beans or chickpeas or half of each, drained and rinsed 1 cup corn, canned or frozen 2 cups mixed vegetables (peppers, mushrooms, asparagus, and carrots) 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp each oregano, cumin & basil Cilantro (to taste) (optional) Cooking Instructions In saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in oil over … + more

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The New Year

The new year is here.  Although New Year’s Resolutions are things we don’t tend to keep, the new year brings thoughts of goals for the upcoming year. Making healthy eating and exercise goals for the new year can be motivating – make them small and manageable. For instance, a good healthy eating goal for January is to try to eat at home. We have been out socializing in December, eating things we don’t normally eat. In fact, on the news … + more

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Spicy Bowl of Chickpeas

This recipe serves: 8 – 10 Ingredients 1 Tbsp. oil ½ tsp. each of cumin, turmeric, cinnamon and cardamom ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper 1 general Tbsp. each of minced garlic, onion, and ginger ¼ cup (dry measure) of coconut milk 1 can water (14 oz.) or vegetable stock 1 28 oz. can of chickpeas 1 – 28 oz. can of whole tomatoes, squished 2 leftover potatoes 1 bunch spinach 2 cups peas Cooking Instructions In a large pot, heat oil.  … + more

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