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Lemony White Beans & Bok Choy

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Lemony White Beans & Bok Choy
Inspired by a tasteofhome.com recipe, modified to make it vegetarian friendly.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Passive Time 2 1/2 hours
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  • 1 cup dried white beans
  • 5 medium carrots scrubbed and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 4 cloves garlic 2 coarsely chopped and 2 minced
  • 3 sprigs fresh oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 oz vegan ground meat
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bunches baby bok choy
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (juice of 1/2 medium lemon)
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese optional
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Passive Time 2 1/2 hours
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried white beans
  • 5 medium carrots scrubbed and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 4 cloves garlic 2 coarsely chopped and 2 minced
  • 3 sprigs fresh oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 oz vegan ground meat
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bunches baby bok choy
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (juice of 1/2 medium lemon)
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese optional
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  1. Rinse beans and add to pot with 3 cups water and salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Add 1 chopped carrot, chopped garlic cloves and 2 sprigs of oregano. Cook for 1-2 hours until beans reach desired tenderness. Drain beans, saving 1/4 cup broth.
  2. Trim off root end of bok choy. Coarsely chop leaves and cut stalks into 1/4 inch pieces.
  3. In large skillet, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium high temperature. Stir fry crumbled vegan meat for 3-5 minutes until browned and set aside.
  4. Add remaining oil and stir fry carrots and bok choy stalks for 5-7 minutes until tender but crisp. Add bok choy leaves, garlic and 1/4 cup wine. Cook for 2-5 minutes.
  5. Stir in vegan meat, beans, chopped oregano, remaining wine and bean broth. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice.
  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and garnish with lemon and oregano sprig.

Caribbean Black Beans

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Caribbean Black Beans
For the quick recipe version, use canned black beans and add the the ginger with the sauteed onions, etc...
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
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  • 1 cup dried black beans (or 1 15 oz can, rinsed beans)
  • 1 small onion chopped and divided in half
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp minced or grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced or grated turmeric
  • 3/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 medium orange juiced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup green pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup red, yellow and/or orange peppers chopped
  • 1 tbsp cooking sherry, dry
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried black beans (or 1 15 oz can, rinsed beans)
  • 1 small onion chopped and divided in half
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp minced or grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced or grated turmeric
  • 3/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 medium orange juiced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup green pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup red, yellow and/or orange peppers chopped
  • 1 tbsp cooking sherry, dry
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Instructions
  1. Rinse dried beans and place in pot. Add water, allowing enough to cover beans with 2 inches. Add garlic, ginger, onions and salt.
  2. Bring to boil over high heat. Boil for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook for about 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Cook till desired tenderness is reached. Older beans will take longer.
  3. Once beans are cooked, remove from heat.
  4. Sautee remaining onions, peppers, turmeric, black pepper, and allspice in olive oil over medium high heat for about 2 minutes until onions are translucent.
  5. Strain beans and add to sautee along with orange juice and sherry. Stir to heat evenly.

Carrots, Tomatoes and Kale – Oh My!

With spring on the way, more fresh fruits and veggies are coming in season and we know eating a colorful rainbow of fruits and veggies is linked with vibrant health. One important family in the fruit and veggie kingdom are carotenoids.

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Kale Cranberry Salad

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Kale Cranberry Salad
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Prep Time 15 minutes
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  • 1/2 bunch Fresh kale
  • 1/2 fresh lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp Walnut oil
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp local honey
  • 1/2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese optional
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1/2 bunch Fresh kale
  • 1/2 fresh lemon
  • 1/2 tbsp Walnut oil
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp local honey
  • 1/2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese optional
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  1. Wash kale and tear leaves into bite sized pieces. Place in large bowl.
  2. For the dressing, squeeze juice from lemon into a small bowl. Add oils, honey, thyme and salt. Whisk until mixed well.
  3. Drizzle dressing over kale. Massage dressing into kale with hands to soften the leaves.
  4. Add cranberries, walnuts and feta cheese. Toss well and serve.

Coconut Red Bean Soup

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Coconut Red Bean Soup
A delicious simple soup inspired by a national dish of Tanzania in Africa. This dish is traditionally served with Ugali, a corn flour porridge and also delicious served with bread and salad!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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  • 1 15 1/2 oz can red beans, drained and rinsed or 3/4 c. dry beans, cooked
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes canned if not in season
  • 1/2 tsp salt optional
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweeetened coconut milk
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 15 1/2 oz can red beans, drained and rinsed or 3/4 c. dry beans, cooked
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes canned if not in season
  • 1/2 tsp salt optional
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweeetened coconut milk
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  1. If using dried beans, soak in large bowl, covered with 2-3 inches of water overnight. Drain, place in pot, cover with fresh water and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer, stirring occasionally until desired tenderness is reached, for 1-2 hours.
  2. In a pot or large skillet, heat oil on medium high and sautee onions and peppers for 2 minutes until soft.
  3. Stir in spices and tomatoes, cooking for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add beans and coconut milk. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Marinated Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Marinated Roasted Brussels Sprouts
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Passive Time 2-4 hours
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  • 1 lb brussels sprouts washed
  • 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh herbs
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/4 tsp salt optional
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Passive Time 2-4 hours
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 lb brussels sprouts washed
  • 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh herbs
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/4 tsp salt optional
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
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  1. Smash garlic cloves with flat side of knife.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except brussels sprouts and mix well.
  3. Trim stems from brussels sprouts and cut them in halves or if large, cut in quarters. Add to marinade and toss to thoroughly coat them.
  4. Marinade for 2-4 hours, tossing occasionally.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  6. Transfer to baking sheet, arranging in a single layer and bake for about 35 minutes, checking and flipping them every 12 minutes until browned and loose leaves are crispy.
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