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Edamame Tahini Spread

This is a nice alternative to traditional hummus, but we won’t call it a hummus because we’re stubborn like that. Hummus needs chick peas. Serve this with roti or pita bread. Edamame Tahini Spread 16 oz edamame juice from one … Continue reading

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Bulgur Salad Stuffed Squash

This is a great appetizer, first course or light meal. The hot roasted squash pairs perfectly with the cold creamy bulgur salad. Stuffed Summer Squash 3 large summer squash 2 large tomatoes diced small 6 leaves basil cut into ribbons … Continue reading

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Avocado and Cucumber Soup

This is a simple cold soup that is great as a starter course or light lunch. Serve with toasted bread to dip. Avocado Cucumber Soup 1/2 lbs cucumber peeled and cut into chunks 2 ripe avocados 4 tbsp olive oil … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Baby Eggplant

This is a great, quick and healthy way to cook baby eggplant inspired by a recipe in Curry Easy. Do not overcook or they get gummy. Sweet and Sour Baby Eggplant 5-7 baby eggplant quartered almost to the end caps … Continue reading

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Lamb Ragout with Angel Hair Pasta

Fresh kale and grape tomatoes and ground lamb. Oh my. Angel Hair with Lamb and Kale 1/2 lb ground lamb 4 cups slivered kale leaves 10-12 grape tomatoes halved 1 summer squash diced small 4 cloves garlic minced 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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Sauteed Spring Vegetables

This is a healthy recipe that takes advantage of all the fresh spring and early summer produce. It comes together quickly and is a good side for many different dishes. Slice everything the same thickness so it cooks evenly. Sauteed … Continue reading

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Poached Eggs with Lemony Roasted Asparagus

This is a great light dinner, first course, or brunch option that takes advantage of fresh asparagus and preserved lemons. And fantastic, runny, poached eggs. I went healthy on for this, but nothing says this could not be topped with … Continue reading

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Can Can Sauce

This recipe is adapted from our favorite vegetarian cookbook The Complete Encyclopedia of Vegetables and Vegetarian Cooking. Originally it was a lighter tossed pasta that used canned garbonza beans and tomatoes to create a quick simple sauce. Although the sauce … Continue reading

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Chicken Marinade #9

This is an easy marinade that comes together quick and is ready for the grill after 30 minutes. This would work well for fish as well. Fresh mint is not optional. Cilantro Mint Marinade 1/2 cup mint leaves 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Fusilli with Roasted Spring Vegetables

This recipe uses the fresh vegetables from an early spring garden. The farmers market is a good second stop. Slice everything fairly uniform and thin so they crisp up and don’t get soggy while roasting. Fusilli is the best shape … Continue reading

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