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Strawberry Soup

2 cups yogurt 2 pounds strawberries, tops removed 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup sugar mint for garnish (optional) waffles (optional) Put first four ingredients into high speed blender or a food processor and blend to deliciousness. Pour into bowl and garnish with mint...

Oatmeal

Oatmeal 2 c soy milk 1 c stone ground oatmeal Add milk and oatmeal and cook according to type of oatmeal Put in bowl with rest of ingredients   Coconut Cardamom Oatmeal 2 tbsp pistachios, chopped 1 tbsp  unsweetened coconut flakes (of using large flakes, up it to...

Rice Pudding

8 cups milk 2 tbsp butter 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup rice 1 egg, beaten ½ pint heavy cream Then choose one of the following options: 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp almond extract 1 tsp cardamom Optional add-ins: Can add shredded coconut, chopped nuts, raisins or currants...

Pot Roast

1 3 - 4 lb roast (eye round, bottom round or top round - you can also use chuck (cheaper), but that is a little fatty, but still delicious) ¼ cup flour 2 TBS of oil Choose ONE of the following for liquid: 2 beers plus 3 beef boullion cubes OR condensed beef stock...

Cannelini Parmesan

1 ½ lb cannellini beans, soaked overnight 6 sprigs plus 1 ½ tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped 4 sprig plus 3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 onion, whole, speared with 3 cloves 1 bulb fennel with fronts and stalks reserved 1 bulb fennel, diced 6 cloves garlic,...

Vegetable and Rice Paella

6 cups vegetable broth 1 packet goya sazon ¼ tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 red pepper, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 5 plum tomatoes, diced 1 bunch asparagus, cut into 1” pieces 1 cup frozen peas 1 cob of corn, grilled and cut from...

Moroccan Chick Peas

2 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 15oz chick peas, drained and rinsed 2 c water 4 carrots, chopped ¼ cup raisins 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp cayenne 1 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp honey Rice or couscous as a bed Garnish (optional): 2 tbsp...

Black Bean Salad

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lime, juiced ½ tsp cumin 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp black pepper 2 15 oz cans black beans 1 red pepper, chopped 1 grilled sweet corn cob or 1 can sweet corn ½ red onion, chopped ¼ c fresh cilantro, chopped   In small...

Garbanzo, Fennel and Artichoke Salad

3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped ½ fennel bulb, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 15 oz cans chick peas, rinsed and drained 1 12oz jar water packed artichoke hearts, drained, rinsed and quartered ½ c pitted kalamata olives 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp cider...

Bacon Brussels

2 cups Brussels sprouts, shredded 1 tbsp olive oil 4 strips of bacon ½ cup chopped onion 2 tsp fresh thyme or or rosemary or 1 tsp dried salt and pepper   Heat oil on med heat and add bacon. Cook until crispy, turning at least once. Remove from pan and place on...