Cooking

Banana Oat Cookie Balls

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I’m not a person who likes to eat heavy meals in general, especially for breakfast. I usually have a smoothie or some granola. However, I wanted to have something a little more filling that also had some nutritional value. I recently experimented with baking without flour and eggs. I have made granola bars with rolled […]

Red Lentil Soup

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Have you ever had one of those days when you just want to eat soup all day? I certainly have. Whenever I’m too exhausted or under the weather to make an elaborate meal, I make a pot of soup. One of my favorites is red lentil soup. It’s quick and easy to make. Also, it […]

(Not) Hoppin’ John

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Happy New Year everyone! I hope that you are having a productive week. My family traditionally celebrated New Year’s Day by eating soul food dishes such as collard greens and ham hocks, pig’s feet, chitterlings (basically pig intestines) and hoppin’ john or some other dish with black-eyed peas. These dishes were supposed to bring good […]

Vegetable Stew

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I was feeling under the weather earlier this week and wanted to make something that would warm up my body. I didn’t want soup, but I still wanted something filling that did not have any animal protein. Also, I wanted to make a one pot meal so that I could reduce my cleaning up time. […]

Tomato, Corn and Basil Soup

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I was passing by a Hale & Hearty shop and noticed that they were offering a tomato, corn and basil soup. I didn’t stop in and buy some, but I thought that it would be a great idea to make it myself. Since it’s fall and I’m loving what is available at the farmers’ markets […]