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Green Beans

Green Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic

This summer dish is the perfect way to showcase local, seasonal vegetables fresh from the farmers’ market. Serve as a side dish or enjoy as a satisfying vegetarian lunch – simply ...

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Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

I love to roast asparagus. It’s a quick and simple way to cook this delicious springtime vegetable. This isn’t really a recipe, but rather a method. Often the freshest vegetables ...

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Raw Food/Real World

Celeriac and Green Apple Soup w Black Truffle

This elegant raw soup recipe is from Matthew Kenny and Sarma Melngailis’ Raw Food Real World cookbook. Their recipes are pretty killer and this is one of my favorites. The two are ...

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Roasted Root Vegetables with Dill

Roasted Root Vegetables with Dill

Any combination of root vegetables works well in this easy recipe. Carrots, potatoes and beets pair naturally with dill, but try experimenting with fennel, turnips, sweet potatoes or whatever suits ...

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Lentil Rosemary Soup Beauty

French Lentil with Rosemary Soup

This soup is tasty, hearty, easy to prepare, vegan, gluten-free, and the rosemary adds an earthiness that will entice even the most committed carnivore. Enjoy everyone! 

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RoastedPeppers

Marinated Roasted Peppers

This is a great way to put nature’s bounty to good use. Buy up a big bagful of peppers from your local organic farmer, roast some up and marinate ...

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Gazpacho

Gazpacho

Given the summertime climate in Kansas City, I like to serve cold soups when the mercury rises. This one is as simple as it gets, but your ingredients must ...

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