Soups & Salads

Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Sage

October 20, 2017 Recipes


Sugar pie pumpkins are also known as pie pumpkins or sugar pumpkins. Don’t just leave them for decorations, sugar pie pumpkins are well suited for cooking. They have a more thick and dense flesh than jack-o-lantern stile pumpkins. A bit sweeter than other pumpkins, they are low in calories and fat, and provide a wealth […]

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September 15, 2017 Featured Recipe

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A traditional Lebanese salad, the Fattoush is made with toasted, or fried, flat bread. Here we use pita bread. By coating the pita with olive oil prior to toasting, it won’t tend to get soggy once the dressing is added. To transform this into a ‘full meal’, simply add some shredded chicken or shrimp and […]

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Vietnamese Quick Chicken Pho

August 18, 2017 Featured Recipe


Rice noodles and shredded chicken, served in a comforting hot broth, then topped with delicious garnishes, ensures this easy-to-make Vietnamese style phò is a family favorite. 12 ounces wide, flat noodles, medium width, or rice vermicelli 4 cups canned chicken broth, plus 4 cups water 2 Tbsp fish sauce 3 slices unpeeled fresh ginger 1 […]

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July 18, 2017 Featured Recipe


A classic bulgur salad that is made with garlic, parsley, lemon and mint, is perfect for personalizing with cucumber, bell peppers, and even garbanzo beans. 1 cup dry bulgur wheat 1-1/2 cups water, brought to a boil 1-1/2 tsp salt, to taste 1/4 cup lemon juice – fresh squeezed if possible 1/4 cup olive oil […]

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Summer Pasta

July 15, 2017 Featured Recipe


Quick, easy and delicious are the key words when it comes to making summer meals. That’s why this Summer Pasta recipe from Rosanna Bowles’ Coming Home cookbook is a favorite around out house. 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 lb cherry tomatoes, halved 10 fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped, plus more whole leaves for garnish […]

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Multi-Bean Salad

May 25, 2017 Featured Recipe

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This festive colorful salad is good with cornbread and any soup. Also try serving at room temperature over hot rice (you can melt some cheese into the rice) with steamed tortillas. Try making the salad with a combination of 1 cup each: pinto, kidney, black, and garbanzo beans. Dry beans need to soak at least […]

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Nana’s Dressing

January 11, 2017 Recipes


Make a springtime salad. Go for a walk, and bring a basket. Look for Miner’s Lettuce growing in the shade. Snap the stem carefully. The whole leaf and stem are good to eat and full of vitamin C. Take your basketful home. Wash it well and toss with Nana’s Salad Dressing. Actually, Nana’s Salad Dressing […]

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Kale Slaw

September 26, 2016 Featured Recipe


There are so many ways to enjoy this super food that we enjoy it all year round. This recipe pairs kale with delicious mix of crunchy red cabbage, a bit of spice and a hint of ginger. 1 head green kale, torn from stems and chopped 2-3 carrots, grated 1/4 red cabbage, cut in thin […]

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Quinoa and Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

September 16, 2016 Recipes


This healthy salad recipe has a lot going for it. Starting with nutrient-packed kale, then mixing with grapes, honey, and quinoa, this salad will fill your belly and satisfy your taste buds. 4 cups curly kale, hard stems removed, chopped small 2 cups cooked quinoa 1/2 cups red grape halves 1/2 a red bell pepper, […]

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Quinoa with Spicy Pintos

March 16, 2016 Featured Recipe

Packed with flavor

We have enjoyed this recipe for years – usually adding a bit more tamari for more flavor. Since I buy my beans in bulk, I typically measure 1 cup of pintos prior to cooking. 1 can Eden Organic Spicy Pinto Beans 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 1 tbsp Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 […]

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