Lunch | Salads

AVOCADO, CARROT AND ORANGE SALAD

YIELD Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 garlic cloves,   peeled and smashed sea salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted and ground 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds, toasted and ground 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons crumbled dried chilies or red pepper flakes 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 30 or so similarly sized (each […]

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TOFU WITH BROIL MARINADE

This is an easy tofu with London broil marinade that only takes 12 minutes to make and half an hour to marinate. A mix of Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, honey, black pepper and rosemary makes this a fragrant dish taste like you’ve just cooked tofu on a barbecue! INGREDIENTS: 16 ounces firm tofu 1 tablespoon extra virgin […]

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Eggplant with Garlic Sauce

Eggplant with Garlic Sauce is a Chinese dish that is very easy to make and is low in carbs. INGREDIENTS 2-3 long Japanese or Chinese eggplant sliced in half lengthwise and chopped 2 tablespoons peanut oil 4 large cloves garlic peeled and minced 1 tablespoon ginger peeled and minced 2-3 Chinese dried red chiles chopped 4 scallions finely chopped on the bias For the sauce: 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons granulated […]

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Lunch | Soups

BROCCOLI AND POTATO SOUP

Broccoli and potato soup is truly an incredibly healthy food, especially on a cold winter days. Broccoli, the super food, not only gives the dish a beautiful color, it is packed full of Vitamin C, to help fight all of the stinker viruses that are lurking. NOTE!  Cooking methods can impact the nutrient content and health […]

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Dill Pickle Hummus

INGREDIENTS: 2 c. canned chickpeas 1/2 c. chopped dill pickles, plus more for garnish 1/2 c. tahini 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving 1/4 c. pickle brine 2 cloves garlic kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 1 tbsp. chopped dill, for garnish Pita chips, for serving […]

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Gluten Free | Lunch

Tropical Chickpea Salad

So much texture and flavor in every bite and it’s ready in 5 minutes. It has a tropical vibe from the pineapple and mango, and pineapple salsa enhances that. It’s naturally vegan, gluten-free and almost fat-free. You can make the salad hotter with some cayenne as you prefer. INGREDIENTS: one 14.5-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed […]

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ORANGE AND HONEY-GLAZED CARROTS

ORANGE AND HONEY-GLAZED CARROTS Honey makes for a more flavorful glaze for carrots than sugar does. In this dish, orange zest keeps the sweetness from becoming cloying. Ingredients 12 tbsp. unsalted butter 4 lb. carrots, peeled and cut into 1½-inch chunks 1 cup honey Juice and zest of 1 orange Kosher salt and fresh-ground black […]

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ALMOND AND GARLIC SOUP

Ingredients 3 1⁄4 cups ice-cold water 2 1⁄4 cups blanched almonds 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (6-oz.) baguette, crusts removed, torn into pieces 1⁄2 cup olive oil, plus more 2 1⁄2 tbsp. sherry vinegar 2 drops almond extract Kosher salt, to taste Halved green grapes, for garnish (optional) Instructions Combine 2 cups water, the almonds, garlic, and bread in a food processor […]

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CREAMY GARLIC SOUP

This creamy garlic soup is a very healthy recipe, garlic has a lot of benefits for the body. Garlic soup is prepared in several countries in Europe, each country has it’s specialty for this tasty soup. Ingredients 2 tbsp. olive oil 16 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 4 onions, sliced 6 3⁄4 cups heavy cream Kosher salt and […]

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Sesame-Ginger Broccoli Soup

Ingredients 10 cups broccoli florets, divided 1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced 1 tsp. salt 2 Tbs. low-sodium tamari or soy sauce 1 Tbs. toasted sesame oil 1 Tbs. pickled ginger, plus more 
for garnish, plus 1 Tbs. pickling liquid 1 Tbs. toasted black and/or white sesame seeds, for garnish Preparation 1. Set […]

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