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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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Lively Up Yourself Lentil Soup

Makes 6 – 8 servings Ingredients 2 cups black beluga (or French lentils), picked over and rinsed 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 large clove garlic, crushed 1 tsp sea salt 1 – 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes 2 cups water 3 cups of chard, kale or spinach, washed, deveined, finely chopped Greek yogurt (or plain yogurt) Cooking Instructions Bring 6 cups of water to a boil in a large saucepan, add the lentils, cook … + more

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Beans in Tomato Sauce

Makes about 14 cups Ingredients 2 cups dried small white or navy beans 1 28-ounce can tomato sauce 1 cup vegetable stock 1/2 cup water or beer 1/2 cup barbeque sauce 1/2 cup cooking molasses 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 Tbsp dried mustard 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp ground cumin Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Cooking Instructions Place the beans in a large pot and cover with 10 cups of cold water. … + more

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Are Canadian Hearts Healthy?

February is heart month. According to a recent report by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadians are in denial about their unhealthy lifestyles and how it is robbing them of years of living healthy. The report suggests that people are not tackling risk factors that can be managed. It also goes on to say that, although 90 percent of Canadians rated themselves as healthy, the reality is that nine out of 10 have at least one risk factor for heart … + more

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