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What is Edamame Anyway?

Recently a client asked me about Edamame.  She heard of it, but had no idea what is was or what to do with it.  Edamame is a soybean popular in Japanese cuisine.  To prepare Edamame green soybeans in the pod are picked before they ripen.  The pods are boiled in water or steamed.  The pods […] Continue reading

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Meatless Monday Vegetarian Chili

When the weather is damp and cold I love to make a big pot of chili.  Everytime I make a pot I wish I had left out the meat and made a vegetarian chili.  This time I did just that.  The only change I made was to use olive oil to saute the vegetables.  Generally […] Continue reading

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Meatless Monday Squash Ravioli with Low Calorie Alfredo Sauce

    While attempting to find different recipes for squash I found a ravioli recipe using wonton wrappers and squash.  You can find the recipe for Easy Butternut Squash Ravioli at Allrecipes.com.  I used delicata squash instead of butternut, because I already had pureed delicata in my freezer.  I combined this with a lower calorie […] Continue reading

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Meatless Monday Butternut Squash Soup

I have tried to make Butternut Squash Soup several times, but never really enjoyed the recipes I used.  Last week I experimented with combining parts of different recipes and came up with this, which turned out great.     Meatless Monday Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Type: Butternut Squash Soup Author: Jennifer Lynn-Pullman Prep time: 30 […] Continue reading

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Meatless Monday Black Bean Soup

It’s Meatless Monday!  Each week I am going to post a meatless recipe.  For my first Meatless Monday recipe I have decided to post my son’s favorite soup, Black Bean. The recipe comes from a great book, Soup & Ladle Favorites, published by the Pennsylvania Dietetic Association.  There are actually 5 different Black Bean Soup […] Continue reading

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Fresh Salsa

Print Fresh Salsa Author: Jennifer Lynn-Pullman Prep time:  20 mins Total time:  20 mins Serves: Approx. 20   Ingredients 6 Large Roma Tomatoes 1 Jalapeno Pepper ¼ Yellow Bell Pepper ¼ Orange Bell Pepper ¼ Red Bell Pepper ½ Small Red Onion 1 Cloves Garlic 2 tsp Olive Oil ½ tsp Cumin Juice of ½ Lime 2 […] Continue reading

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Oat Bran Chocolate Chunk Muffins

My favorite breakfast is skim milk and a homemade Oat Bran Chocolate Chunk Muffin.  I made another batch yesterday and promised some of my facebook friends I would share the recipe.  I decided to share the steps used to make them too, because they are so wonderful.  I have had to make them more frequently […] Continue reading

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Acorn Squash and Kale Soup

  For the past few weeks I have received kale and acorn squash from my CSA share.  Both vegetables have baffled me.  Acorn squash I usually use as a Fall decoration and kale, I have no idea what to do with it!  So, I Googled both and found a Martha Stewart recipe for Acorn Squash […] Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetables

  Recently I was given fennel and leeks with my farm share.  I had no idea what to do with them.  I found a recipe for roasted vegetables that incorporated these two vegetables.  Roasting a mixture of vegetables together gives you nice tender vegetables that are full of flavor.  The rich nutrient content is an […] Continue reading

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