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It’s Summer – Enjoy it!

Summer is my favorite time of the year. I love the long days and the sunshine.  I love that life slows down just a bit so we can enjoy it  I love spending more time outside. We are  a lot more relaxed.  And I love that it is easier to eat better I don’t know

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Easter Recipes & an Easter Meal Planner

Easter is just around the corner and I don’t know about you, but I am working on creating a menu that includes cooking  vegan and gluten free meals so everyone at my table feels that I’ve prepared a meal just for them.  Already light and a little sweet, Garden Pilaf or Gluten Free Garden Pilaf

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Lemony Garden Pilaf with Chickpeas, Corn & Spinach

Easter is next Sunday and this recipe will delight your guests  It’s vegan and can be easily made ahead of time and gluten free using our Gluten Free Garden Pilaf Ingredients Garden Pilaf or Gluten Free Garden Pilaf, cooked as directed and cooled 1 can or 2 cups chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 cups frozen

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Ingredient Spotlight: Black Beans

Black Beans.  They are delicious, versatile and budget friendly.  Loaded with fiber and protein, black beans are a must-have on a vegan or vegetarian diet.   Black beans are also a great source of folate, vitamin B1, phosphorus and magnesium, as well as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. Black beans are one of my favorite foods,

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Pantry Staple Tomato Bean Soup

You know those times when you have nothing in the fridge to eat but you really want something yummy  Yep, I have those all the time  This soup is perfect Ingredients 4 cups vegetable broth 1 cup tomato sauce 1 cup fire roasted crushed tomatoes 1 cup northern beans 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 medium

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The Best of Garlic Clove Foods

We get asked all the time what our favorite or best selling products are.   Luckily, our favorite products happen to be our best selling too  So I thought I would put this list together for you, along with our favorite recipes.  Use promo code BEST for 20% off our best selling items Garden Pilaf –

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Pulled Pork Nachos

Nachos are standard in our house because they are really easy to customize.  When I make these, I use two baking sheets so I can build 4 distinct nacho piles.  I often make a “nacho bar” for everyone to build their own, and then I just bake them off.  Our Pulled Pork Slow Cooker Spice

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Sesame Garden Bowls

These bowls are the perfect make ahead lunch, but they are also a really great dinner Ingredient 1 package Garden Pilaf or Gluten Free Garden Pilaf, cooked as directed and cooled 1 sweet potato, roasted 1 package organic edamame, shelled 4 green onions, chopped 1/8 red cabbage, shredded Sesame Oil Directions Divide the Garden Pilaf

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Santa Fe Stuffed Avocados

I must admin – I am in love with this recipe  Avocados are for sure one of my favorite foods and this recipe gives me just another reason to add them to my meal plan  These are perfect for lunch, they are great to use left over Santa Fe Pilaf with and they are a

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Lentil Potato Soup with Kale

Ingredients 1 package Lentil Soup 6 cups low sodium vegetable broth 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 medium onion, diced 1 medium carrot, diced 2-3 medium red potatoes, small diced 1/2 bunch kale, stem removed and chopped   Directions In large stockpot, saute onion until translucent. Add garlic, carrot, potato and kale. Saute until fragrant. Add

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