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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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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Makes 8 – 12 servings Prep time: 20 minutes, Cook time: 40 minutes Ingredients 3/4 cup spelt flour 2/3 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup natural cane sugar 1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 cup natural cane sugar 1/2 pound (8 ounces) hulled medium strawberries, cut into quarters 12 ounces trimmed rhubarb, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1/4 cup port wine … + more

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Lauren’s Green Smoothie

Makes 1 serving Ingredients 1 cup milk (dairy or almond) 1 ripe banana, cut in pieces (can be fresh or frozen) Several handfuls of raw spinach, steamed 1 Tbsp peanut butter 1/4 cup raw oats Cinnamon, vanilla and honey to taste Cooking Instructions Steam spinach. Add all ingredients to blender and blend. This recipe is one that has been perfected by my daughter, Lauren. She sometimes adds cocoa to it and says that it makes it a strange colour but … + 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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Curried Rice Salad

Makes 4 – 6 servings Ingredients 1 cup brown rice, uncooked 1/2 cup toasted almonds 1/2 cup celery, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 3 green onions, chopped 1/2 – 1 cup cilantro, chopped 1/2 cup lemon juice 3 Tbsp cold pressed extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp curry powder 1/8 tsp pepper Cooking Instructions Toast the almonds in a 350 degree oven for 7 – 10 minutes. Toss with one teaspoon of olive oil and … + more

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Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onion and Toasted Almonds

Makes 2 – 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. green beans 1/2 a fennel bulb, thinly sliced and tossed with lemon juice 1 stock celery, thinly sliced 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 cup water 1 Tbsp Kosher salt 1 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 cup whole almonds 2 Tbsp olive oil Cooking Instructions Toast the almonds in a 350 degree oven for 7 – 10 minutes. Toss with one teaspoon of olive … + 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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Beef Daube

Makes 4 – 6 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 4 large garlic cloves, halved, thinly sliced 2 pounds top sirloin steak, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 3 medium carrots, halved lengthwise and sliced 1 large onion, diced 3 Tbsp flour 1 cup beef stock 1 cup red wine 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes 2 Tbsp tomato paste or ketchup 2 bay leaves 1/2 tsp dried thyme Pinch ground cloves Chopped fresh … + more

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Salmon, Fennel, Parsnip and Coconut Stew

Makes enough for 2 people Ingredients 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 leek, washed and sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 fennel bulb, diced 2 parsnips, scrubbed and diced 1 cup vegetable stock 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper 8 oz salmon, cut into chunks Microgreens as garnish (optional) Cooking Instructions In a medium pan, heat the olive oil and cook the leek, garlic and fennel for about 5 minutes until tender. Do not let … + 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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