Soups & Salads

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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Herbed Carrot Soup

January 26, 2016 Featured Recipe

Herbed Carrot Soup

You can make this with no oil. The onions and garlic can be cooked in the water with the carrots. Add the seasonings later, as the soup simmers. Par this soup with a delicious crusty bread, fritatta, or even samosas. 2 lbs carrots 1 medium potato 4 cups water 1 Tbsp butter or oil 1 […]

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Disappearing Baby Bok Choy Salad

January 16, 2016 Featured Recipe


Baby bok choy is a smaller, younger version of bok choy. It is a brassicacae and is part of the mustard or cabbage family. Because it is smaller, it is more tender, and provides a milder flavor. The list of nutritional benefits are plentiful. One cup of shredded raw baby bok choy has only nine […]

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