Dinner

Mashed Potatoes

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Ingredients 5 pounds of potatoes ¼ cup margarine or coconut oil 2 tablespoons of salt Directions 1. Cut potatoes into quarters (peeled or unpeeled) 2. Boil the potatoes until tender 3. Drain potatoes 4. In a bowl mash all ingredients 5. Serve and enjoy!

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Pasta with Kale and Olives

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Ingredients 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup vegetable broth or water 1 bunch kale, cut or torn into approximately one-inch pieces (about 5 cups chopped) 1/2 cup pitted and sliced Kalamata olives 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 8 ounces dry whole-wheat penne pasta 1/4 cup dairy-free (vegan) parmesan cheese substitute or nutritional yeast (optional) Directions 1. Sauté onion with vegetable broth or water over medium heat for 3 minutes. 2. Add kale and tomatoes and their liquid. 3. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. 4. Add olives and parsley. 5. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.

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Cou-Cou (Caribbean Polenta)

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Prep time: 40 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 2 cup Yellow cornmeal 1⁄2 lb. Fresh okra 1⁄4 tsp Pepper 1⁄4 cup Non-hydrogenated margarine or vegan butter 1 tsp Salt 3 cup Water Directions: 1. Clean and wash okra and dice all but 6. Add 3 cups of water to a large saucepan. Add salt and bring to a boil. Add diced and whole okra. 2. Boil okra for 5-8 minutes. Remove pan from heat. Set whole cooked okra aside for garnish. Measure 2 cups of liquid from the cooked okra to use for cooking the cou-cou. 3. Mix cornmeal in a large bowl with...

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Curried Vegetables Over Cous Cous

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Prep time: 25 minutesServes: 4 Ingredients: 1 tsp Turmeric 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper 1 cup Onion, thinly sliced 5-6 cup Cauliflower, cut into bite-size pieces 1 cup Reduced sodium vegetable broth 11/2 tsp Salt 10 oz. Cous cous 21/2 cup Zucchini, in half inch slices 1/4 cup Fresh cilantro, chopped Pinch Ground cloves Pinch Ground cardamom 1 tbsp Ground coriander 11/2 tbsp Canola oil 6 oz. Cremini mushrooms, quartered 1/2 tsp Ground cumin 1 tbsp Minced fresh ginger Directions: In a 4 quart dutch oven heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and cook stirring occasionally until browned about...

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Hot and Smoky Black Bean Stew

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Prep time: 40 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 Sweet green peppers 1⁄4 tsp Ground cinnamon 2 Sweet red pepper 28 oz. Canned tomatoes 1 tbsp Canola oil 2 -19 oz. Canned black beans 2 Potatoes 2 Chipotle peppers minced 1 Onion, chopped 1 tbsp Adobo sauce 4 cloves Garlic, minced 1⁄2 tsp Dried oregano 1⁄2 tsp Salt 1⁄2 tsp Ground cumin Coriander sprigs (optional) Directions: 1. Preheat oven to broil. 2. Peel and cut potatoes into cubes, chop onions and mince garlic. Set aside. 3. Halve and seed peppers. Place on baking sheet skin side up and broil till blackened. 4. Transfer to...

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