Category Archives for Main Dishes

Kale is a Superfood!

Kale is a wonderful anti-cancer superfood.  In studies, kale has been shown to reduce rates of breast cancer.   There are several different types of kale.  The types I use most often are curly kale and Lacinato (also called dinosaur kale, … Continue reading

04. February 2012 by admin
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Winter CSA and Tania’s Antioxidant Vegetable Soup

When my husband and I moved to Charleston I first became aware of CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture).  I learned about CSA — from one of the money saving blogs I visit  — as a great way to save money on … Continue reading

31. January 2012 by admin
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Peanut butter and banana chia wrap

Here is another great and very easy recipe that uses chia seeds.  It is great for a quick breakfast or lunch.  To learn more about chia seeds go here.   Peanut butter and banana chia wrap, adapted from peanut butter fingers … Continue reading

28. January 2012 by admin
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Pepper and Sweet Potato Stew

I grew up having sweet potatoes as a Thanksgiving staple.  I know a lot of people with some version of the sweet potato casserole recipe topped with either marshmallow or brown sugar and pecans.  As good as it is that … Continue reading

19. January 2012 by admin
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Lentils

I love roasted vegetables.  They take on a very unique flavor when they caramelize in the oven.  I found this recipe that uses a combination of roasted vegetable and lentils for protein.  Lentils – like beans—are legumes and one of … Continue reading

11. January 2012 by admin
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Miso Soup

I don’t know exactly what it is about miso soup, but I absolutely love it!  Some say that it’s the umami – you know your 5th taste – that makes this soup so irresistible.   I have been craving this soup … Continue reading

05. January 2012 by admin
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“Fried” Rice

    This recipe was adapted from Bethenny Frankel’s Un-fried rice recipe.  This is a great way to use your own bean sprouts, or you can use store bought bean sprouts. Ingredients 1 cup chopped onions (regular or green onions) … Continue reading

29. December 2011 by admin
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Butternut squash pizza

  Ingredients 1 whole wheat pizza crust- store bought or homemade whole wheat crust 1/2 cup organic pizza sauce 1 package frozen butternut squash, or you can roast your own if you can’t find frozen 5 portabella mushrooms, thinly sliced 1/2 … Continue reading

23. December 2011 by admin
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Sprouting

Eating You can eat sprout raw in salads, add them to sandwiches, or cook them to add to dishes.  I love using my bean sprouts in “fried” rice.

20. December 2011 by admin
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Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

  Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup  Adapted from Rachel Ray recipe on foodnetwork.com This recipe contains multiple healthful ingredients that contain antioxidants. The pumpkin is loaded with cartenoids, the tomatoes contain lycopene, and the beans contain flavinoids, folate, protein and … Continue reading

13. December 2011 by admin
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