Soups

Easy Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

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Vegetarian Minestrone Soup w/ Pasta & Kale – a quick and easy veggie loaded soup using pantry and freezer staples. On your table in just about 30 minutes!

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1/2 sweet onion (peeled and diced)
2 garlic cloves (peeled and minced)
16 oz frozen mixed vegetables
28 oz canned crushed tomatoes (I like the kind with no salt added)
32 oz low sodium vegetable broth (I use Trader Joe's organic)
1 tbsp dried parsley
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp salt (or to taste)
1/8 tsp pepper (or to taste)
15 oz canned red kidney beans (rinsed and drained) (or 1.5 cups of home cooked beans)
1 cup chopped kale
1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
2 cups cooked noodles* (We like macaroni noodles. Ditalini is also a good choice.) (Use gluten free noodles if desired)
https://www.veggieinspired.com/easy-minestrone-soup/
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Nutritions

Calories
644

Sodium
9267mg
386% DV

Fat
6g
10% DV

Protein
41g
83% DV

Carbs
107g
36% DV

Fiber
31g
124% DV

This pan-cooked rainbow trout with potatoes and spring garlic makes an amazing family Friday or any day meal. It is packed with nutritious goodness. And these potatoes… mmmm!

2 large rainbow trout fish whole fish (gutted and washed) or fillets
4 large potatoes
5 spring garlic or 5 medium cloves regular garlic
1/2 tsp salt pink Himalayan
1 pinch black pepper
1/4 lemon juice or cider vinegar
4 tbsp fresh herbs I used the spring garlic leaves but parsley and chives will work great too
2-3 tbsp cider vinegar optional to drizzle over when serving
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1. Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into the desired shape. I fancied slices this time. Chunky chips or wedges will be as good.
2. Season the fish with salt and pepper and place some herbs and a little...
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Nutritions

Calories
65

Sodium
64mg
2% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
8g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV

Air Fryer Calzone

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Air Fryer Calzone. How to transform your leftovers to make the most delicious air fryer calzone that you have ever tried. Similar to hand pies these loaded calzones are ideal for a fridge clear out, a planned leftover meal, or just something comforting to eat for a Friday supper.

Grandma's Texas Sheet Cake is a moist chocolate cake baked in a jelly roll pan and smothered with a rich, chocolate fudge frosting. The old-fashioned dessert is a crowd-pleasing treat for birthdays, potlucks, or just about any other special occasion!

For the Cake::
0.5 c salted butter
0.5 c shortening
1 c water
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
2 c granulated sugar
2 c all purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 eggs
1/2 c buttermilk
1 t vanilla extract
For the Icing::
1/2 c salted butter
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
6 T whole milk
16 oz confectioners sugar
1 t vanilla extract
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FOR THE CAKE