Braised Collards

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Braised collardsĀ are a staple of southern cooking in the U.S. Typical recipes used a little bit of bacon fat or butter, but you can still get a tasty side dish full of great nutrients by subbing in olive oil. Balsamic vinegar and soy sauce help round out the flavor palate for a dish that’s bright […]

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Bean & Macaroni Soup

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This simple, nourishing soup will be sure to leave you satisfied on a cool winter’s evening. To store the leftovers for the longest life, you can also store the macaroni separately to prevent it from soaking up the liquid.  

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Navy Bean Soup

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Beans are a wonderful food to include frequently in your diet. They provide protein and fiber, and are easier on the environment than animal proteins. This soup uses a frequently overlooked part of the pig to flavor the beans for the best of both worlds. Tip: Ask the butcher counter at your local grocer for […]

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Lemon Blueberry Flax Muffins

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Whole-wheat flour and ground flax seed boost the nutritional value of these tasty muffins that pair the winning combination of lemon and blueberry for wonderful flavor.

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Roasted Plum Tomatoes

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The simple delights of garlic, tomatoes, and good olive oil are brought together gently by a slow roasting process to deepen and meld the flavors.

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