kale soup

Hearty Portuguese Kale Soup

There are so many reasons to love this soup; added protein-rich chick peas, carrots, celery and tomatoes make it more substantial and tastes even better on the second day. This vegetable-packed healthy soup recipe is inspired by caldo verde, a Portuguese soup made with kale, potatoes and linguica sausage. I had planned to make this healthy soup last night before I knew temperature is going to be in the single digits for much of the day.

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roasted chicken with potatoes

Roasted Chicken with Garlic, Onions and Potatoes

Talk about a one-pan wonderA mouthwatering medley of potatoes, onions and garlic tossed in a mixture of everyday spices with olive oil and fresh rosemary. This Crispy, tender roasted chicken with veggies makes an easy weeknight meal! Only 15-minute preparation and an hour of roasting time in the oven— as this dish cooks you have plenty of time to get organized for next morning…or relax with a glass of wine.

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nut and herb quinoa salad

Nut and Herb Quinoa Salad

Easy… Simple… Delish! This hearty, nutty-tasting, super-healthy, super-seed quinoa is spectacularly versatile. It is gluten free and can be added to almost anything: soups & salads or for stuffing. Ideal as a main course or light and flavorful side or a quick fix on busy weeknights, it is perfect in every way! The high protein seed has a fluffy, slightly crunchy texture and contains all nine essential amino acids.

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A hearty vegetable salad chock-full of corn, cherry tomatoes, Lima beans, bacon and other goodies. A delicious way to eat your fill of veggies. Because of the relatively inexpensive and more readily available ingredients, this simple mixed vegetable dish became popular during the Great Depression in the United States. A Southern staple, this medley of corn with lima beans and other vegetables makes an incredibly satisfying side dish.

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