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.

Dutch Apple Bread

Ingredients Batter ½ cup softened butter 1 stick1 cup granulated sugar2 eggs large½ cup milk1 tsp vanilla extract2 cups all-purpose flour½ tsp salt1 tsp baking powder1 ½ cups green apple diced & peeled½ cup walnuts or pecans chopped Crumb Topping 5 tbsp cold butter? cup flour2 tbsp granulated sugar2 tbsp brown sugar2 tsp ground cinnamon Vanilla Glaze 1 tbsp melted butter½ cup powdered sugar1 tbsp milk¼ tsp vanilla extract Instructions…

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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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Falafel

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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Hummus

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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