Salads & Soups

Vegetarian White Bean and Pasta Soup

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion - finely chopped 4 carrots - quartered and sliced 4 stalks celery - finely chopped 1 quart vegetable broth (use chicken broth if you're not making a vegetarian meal) 2-3 cups water (start with…

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Vegetarian Two Bean Barley Chili

Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 medium onion - chopped 3 cloves of garlic - minced 1 medium red bell pepper - chopped 1 (4.5 oz) can of chopped green chilis 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2…

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Tortilla Soup

Ingredients 2 large or 3 medium chicken breasts 6 cups water 1 large onion - minced 4 cloves garlic - minced 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon thyme 1 red bell pepper - chopped 3 large ripe…

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Split Pea Soup

Ingredients 2 T olive oil 8 cups water 2 cups split peas 1 bay leaf 2 pieces kombu about 1 lb (more or less is fine) of ham - bone in 1 onion - coarsely chopped 3 cloves garlic - finely chopped 4 carrots - finely chopped 3 small potatoes -…

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Spicy Pea and Basil Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small leek 2 cloves garlic 2 cups peas (fresh or frozen) 6 cups water 1 cup fresh basil leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper Directions In a small soup pot, saute the chopped leeks and…

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Soba Noodle Soup

Ingredients 1 quart vegetable broth 1 quart water 4 strips kombu 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 4 cloves garlic - chopped 1 tablespoon fresh, grated ginger root 1 teaspoon chili flakes (or more if desired) 4 scallions…

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Lentil Soup

Ingredients 1 quart vegetable or chicken stock 1 quart water 2 cups red lentils - rinsed 1-2T olive oil 2-4 strips of Kombu (sea vegetable) 1 onion 3 cloves garlic 4 carrots 4 stalks celery 1/2 pound potatoes 2 zucchini 1 28oz. can diced…

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Leek and Potato Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large or 3 medium leeks - cleaned well and sliced 3 medium russet potatoes - washed and diced 1 bundle swiss chard - roughly chopped 1 quart chicken stock 1 quart water 1 bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon dried…

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Fresh and Spicy Gazpacho

Ingredients 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1-3 teaspoons salt (depending on saltiness of tomato juice) dash ground pepper 8 C (2 qt. or 1/2 gallon) organic tomato juice 4 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and…

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Fish Stew

Ingredients 2 T extra virgin olive oil 1 organic onion - chopped 3 cloves garlic - diced 4 stalks organic celery - chopped 3 organic carrots - chopped 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon crushed…

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Soba and Sea Vegetable Salad

Ingredients 1 8oz package of soba (or buckwheat soba) noodles 1/2 cup arame (sea vegetable) 1/4 cup hijiki (sea vegetable) 1/2 pound Brussels' sprouts 3 carrots - chopped 3 scallions - thinly chopped 1/4 cup flax seed oil 1/4 cup rice…

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Potato and Garbanzo Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds baby or 'new' potatoes 1 can organic garbanzo beans 1/2 cup white wine - a dry chardonnay works well 3 tablespoons whole grain or seed mustard 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh thyme -…

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Fully Loaded Gluten Free Pasta Salad

Ingredients A 10 ounce package small seashell pasta - cooked and rinsed 1 small red bell pepper - diced 3 carrots - diced 4 green onions - diced 2 small yellow squash - diced 2 small cucumbers - diced 1 cup frozen corn - thawed 1 (15-oz) can…

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