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  • Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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    from: Everyday Food Ingredients 4 Bell Peppers 1 T Olive Oil 1 Medium Onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp ground coriander salt and pepper 1 cup quinoa 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/3 cup walnuts coarsely chopped 1 cut coarsely grated Provolone Directions Preheat oven to 450 with rack in upper third. Slice a […]

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  • Black Bean Quesadillas

    from: Adapted from Slashfood Ingredients 1 14-ounce package of extra firm tofu 1 1-ounce package of taco seasoning, without MSG 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 15-ounce can of black beans, drained, well rinsed 1 cup vegetable broth Non-stick cooking spray 8 (9-inch) corn or whole wheat soft tortillas 8 ounces of grated part-skim mozzarella Directions […]

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  • Lentil Soup

    from: Ina Garten Ingredients 1 pound French green lentils 1/4 cup olive oil, plus extra for serving 4 cups diced yellow onions (3 large) 4 cups chopped leeks, white and light green parts only (2 leeks) 1 tablespoon minced garlic (2 large cloves) 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 1 […]

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  • Polenta Lasagna

    Ingredients Polenta 4 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 1 3/4 cups cornmeal Sauce 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups chopped onions 2 tablespoons minced garlic cloves 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoons dried marjoram 1 tsp dried oregano 1 cup chopped red bell peppers 3 cups crushed tomatoes with juice (28-ounce can) 1/2 cup dry […]

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  • Panera’s Broccoli Cheddar Soup

    Ingredients 1 tablespoon melted butter 1/2 medium chopped onion 1/4 cup melted butter 1/4 cup flour 2 cups half-and-half cream 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 lb fresh broccoli 1 cup carrot, julienned 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 8 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese salt and pepper Directions Sauté onion in butter. Set aside. Cook melted butter and […]

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  • Pesto Pizzas

    from: allrecipes.com Ingredients5 1/2 pounds apples – peeled, cored and finely chopped 4 cups white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt DirectionsPlace the apples in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Pour the mixture over the apples in the slow cooker […]

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  • Aunt Fannie’s Squash Casserole

    Ingredients 3 lbs summer squash 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 cup saltine crumbs 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper saltine crumbs Directions Wash squash, cut in half lengthwise, then in 1/4-inch slices. Combine with chopped onion and cook in water to barely cover until […]

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  • Broccoli and Feta Pasta

    from: The Birthday Cake Book IngredientsFor the Cake 2-3 T soft unsalted butter and 2-3 T all-purpose flour for the pan 2 1/4 C sifted cake flour 1 T plus 1/8 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 16 T (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened to the consistency of mayonnaise 1 1/2 C plus 1/2 C […]

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  • Spinach Pesto

    from: The Birthday Cake Book IngredientsFor the Cake 2-3 T soft unsalted butter and 2-3 T all-purpose flour for the pan 2 1/4 C sifted cake flour 1 T plus 1/8 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 16 T (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened to the consistency of mayonnaise 1 1/2 C plus 1/2 C […]