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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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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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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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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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Penne with Herbed Tomatoes and Tuna

This recipe serves: 4 Ingredients 1 ½ cups dried penne or macaroni (whole wheat) 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 can tomatoes (14 oz.) ½ cup vegetable or chicken stock Dried oregano to taste 1 can tuna, packed in water, drained* Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley (optional) (or can used 2 Tbsp dried) Cooking Instructions In a large pot of boiling water, cook penne or macaroni until al … + more

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Tomato and Summer Squash Gratin

This recipe serves: 6 Serving size: 1/2 cup Ingredients 2 medium summer squash, cut in half lengthwise and sliced 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano or parsley salt to taste freshly ground black pepper 2 large ripe tomatoes, cored and sliced 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 cloves minced garlic 2 teaspoons olive oil Cooking Instructions Preheat the oven to 375°F. In a large mixing bowl, toss the summer squash with half of the oregano … + more

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