Roasted Fennel with Parmesan Vinaigrette

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This recipe for roasted fennel with parmesan vinaigrette is simple, tasty and adds a bit of exotic flavor to your table. A member of the parsley family, all parts of the fennel plant are edible. This recipe uses only the bulbs, but you can also use the stalks and fronds like you would celery – chopped in salads, braised or …

Bean, Rice and Cabbage Bowl

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As I continue my education into things vegetarian and vegan, I’m starting to become much more selective what I buy. I’ve learned to be wary whenever I hear the word “industry,” for example, “the dairy industry,” “the meat industry,” “the wool industry.” Webster’s defines industry as, “a distinct group of productive or profit-making enterprises,” among other things. And that’s where …

Broccoli and Pine Nuts in a Brown Butter Sherry Sauce

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• 2 fresh broccoli crowns, cut into florets • 1/2 C (1 stick) butter • 1/4 C cooking sherry • 1/4 C pine nuts • Garlic salt to taste 1. Wash the broccoli and cut into florets. • You could substitute white wine for the sherry – or just leave it out. You’ll still get a rich, delicious sauce.

Roasted Herb Potatoes

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• 1 3/4 lbs small red potatoes • 1/3 C melted butter • 2 Tbsp fresh minced garlic • 2 Tbsp fresh chopped parsley • 1 Tbsp fresh chopped rosemary • 1 Tbsp fresh chopped thyme • 1 tsp seasoned salt • 1 tsp paprika 1. Preheat over to 425. • This is a great alternative to french fries when …

Savory Oats with Brie

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• 2 tsp olive oil • 1 shallot, chopped • 2 C cherry tomatoes, halved twice • 1/2 tsp salt • 2 C old-fashioned rolled oats • 1 clove garlic, minced • 5.5 oz. small Brie, cut into cubes • 1/4 C fresh basil leaves torn • 1 Tbsp toasted pine nuts 1. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. …

Chick Pea Salad

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This Chick Pea salad is quick and easy to make, and most of the ingredients are things you might already have on hand. You’ll notice that the recipe calls for both the tomato and parsley to be chopped, and the garlic to be minced. You’ll also see recipes that call for something (like a potato) to be diced. So what’s …

Zucchini with Chick Peas

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• 2 tsp olive oil • 2 small zucchini • 1 14.75 oz. can diced tomatoes • 1 14.75 oz. can chick peas • 1/2 C chopped onion • 1/2 tsp dried thyme • 1/2 tsp dried basil • Garlic salt and pepper to taste 1. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat. • You can try using diced …

Savoy Spiced Cous Cous

Savory Spiced Couscous

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Originally from North Africa, couscous has become a very popular grain all over the world and can be found in most supermarkets. While it might seem like you’re boiling it to cook, in reality you’re steaming the couscous which is why you cover it and let it sit once the water comes to a boil. • 1 C couscous • …

Black Bean Salad

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Once you start eating healthy, and eating organic produce, you’ll find you start to prefer it. I was in a meeting at work the other day and it ran late. I was getting really hungry; they had some packaged snacks in the room but I didn’t want those. They also had a lot of bananas so I grabbed one of …