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Carrot-lentil soup with fresh, ginger-root. Gluten-free, vegan.

As winter grips part of the nation with its icy fingers, nothing spells cozy comfort as much as a steaming, hot bowl of soup to combat the cold, and this carrot-lentil soup does not disappoint! The tantalizing aroma of fresh … Continue reading

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Sweet potato noodles with broccoli, mushrooms and garlicky marinara sauce; gluten free

Oodles of noodles with a twist: Step up to the plate with this nutrient packed and amazingly delicious pasta meal. The “from-scratch” marinara sauce is surprisingly easy to make and its garlicky flavor, with the crunchy broccoli is sure to tantalize your taste … Continue reading

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Quinoa-Chickpea stew with carrots, tomatoes, and a hint of basil

What’s old, becomes new again: Ever since an ancient psuedograin called quinoa got catapulted into the limelight by the media touting its considerable benefits, consuming quinoa has become today’s trend, with this amazingly, healthy seed (yes, even though it may be … Continue reading

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