No more searching the internet for the recipes that I build off of. These are the base and who knows what the end product will be. These will be finds, tries, and tried and true (from my Momma’) recipes and some are subject to change.

Barley & Lentil Soup Base

1/2 cuppearl barley1/2 cuplentils (dried)1onion, chopped2celery or carrots, chopped (or both)3 cupsFresh baby spinach2 clovesgarlic, minced1 1/2 tbspolive oil1 tspground cumin3 cupschicken broth2 cupswater1 1/4 cupcanned tomatoes (diced)1 pinchsaltground pepper…

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts frozen, skinless3 carrots full size, chopped4 celery stalks chopped1 small onion chopped3 tablespoons butter unsalted2 cloves garlic minced2 slices fresh ginger8 oz. noodles - wide egg, bow-tie1 bay leaf1 tablespoon Italian seasoningsalt and pepper to taste8 cups chicken broth 2-32. oz. containers Instructions Cook Frozen Chicken Place frozen chicken breasts in…

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Butternut Squash Soup
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Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil1 small yellow onion, diced (about 3/4 cup)2 lb chopped butternut squash (about 6 heaping cups)3 small carrots, chopped (about 1 cup)3-4 cups vegetable broth2 cups apple cider or juice1/2 tsp curry powder1/4 tsp cinnamondash of nutmeg1/2 cup pumpkin puree2 Tbs butter2 oz cream cheese1 Tbs brown sugar, more…

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Base for Falafel 2 Tbs finely chopped fresh cilantro Chopped tomato for garnish Soybean or vegetable oil for frying 2 Tbs finely chopped fresh parsley 4-6 Tbs flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2…

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This is the base that I use for Hummus INGREDIENTS 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas½ teaspoon baking soda (if you’re using canned chickpeas)¼ cup lemon juice (from 1…

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Recipes to Check Creamy Grits with Corn, Goat Cheese, & Roasted Tomatoes YIELDServes 2 to 4SHOW NUTRITION  INGREDIENTS 1 pint cherry tomatoes, sliced in half1 cup stone-ground grits, rinsed1 1/2 cups milk1 1/2 cups water1 cup corn kernels1/4 cup goat cheese, plus more for garnishKosher…

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