Rita’s Gazpacho

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Ingredients: 3 lbs Cherry Tomatoes ½ Avocado 2 to 4 Cloves Garlic 1 tbsp Olive Oil 4 tbsp cooking Sherry wine or vinegar 1 bell pepper seeded – today I used ½ red, ½ yellow 1 cup V-8*   (*Depending on what is on hand, and desired level of spiciness, I sometimes use Clamato Juice, Tomato […]

Slow Cooker Burgundy Lamb Shanks

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Ingredients 4  lamb shanks (about 20 ounces each)   Salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp dried parsley flakes 2 tsp garlic minced 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp lemon peel grated 1/2 cup onion chopped 1 medium carrot chopped 1 tsp olive oil 1 cup Burgundy wine or beef broth 1 tsp beef bouillon granules Instructions Sprinkle lamb with salt and pepper. Place in a 5-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with the parsley, garlic, oregano, and lemon peel. In a small […]

GRILLED PORK CHOPS WITH SOY SAUCE, CUMIN, LIME, AND OREGANO

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yield: 4 SERVINGS; RECIPE CAN EASILY BE DOUBLED total time: 24-28 MINUTES, PLUS MARINATING TIME prep time: 15 MINUTES, PLUS MARINATING TIME cook time: 11-13 MINUTES These delicious Grilled Pork Chops with Soy Sauce, Cumin, Lime, and Oregano can marinate all day while you’re at work! INGREDIENTS: INGREDIENTS: 4 thick bone-in or boneless pork chops (1 inch thick) MARINADE […]

15 Bean Soup

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This soup is easy to prepare and great for busy days, simply brown ground beef, turkey or chicken then place all ingredients in a slow cooker. The taste, and texture of this hearty dish will satisfy every appetite. Ingredients: 1/2 lb lean ground beef ( I have also used ground turkey-if using turkey, be careful […]

Vegan Bon Bons

Vegan Bon Bons

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Ingredients 1 can organic chickpeas, rinsed & drained 3 tbsp maple syrup 4 tbsp your choice of nut butter, smooth 1 tsp vanilla extract  1 tbsp coconut oil Pinch cinnamon Pinch salt 10 oz carob chips (1 bag) Directions: In your food processor, combine everything except the carob chips and coconut oil and purée until […]