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Barley and Mushroom Chicken Soup

Barley adds a nutty, hearty flavor with health benefits that make it even better. This soup is both robust and flavorful. Serves 6

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Chef Ken’s Basic Vegetable Broth

This recipe makes a basic vegetable broth that can be modified with seasonal additions. Makes 6 cups.

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Chilled Cherry Tomato and Sweet Pepper Soup

Tomatoes and red peppers are a dynamic duo full of carotenoids known for protecting against cancer and heart disease. Put the team to work for your health in this make ahead soup that’s a refreshing respite when served chilled on a hot summer day. Perfect as a tempting appetizer or with a side salad or sandwich. Serves 6.

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Spicy Black Bean Chowder

Chipotle Black Bean Chili

For our Chipotle Black Bean Chili, we found the beans on sale for 79 cents a pound. In terms of nutrition, black beans are rich in protein and calcium as well as fiber. Serve with green salad and baked tortilla chips. Serves 12.

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Easy Ratatouille

Ratatouille is so versatile that you can use our ingredients here or substitute what you have on hand. Serve it alone or over pasta, polenta, or rice—or satisfy meat lovers by adding a piece of protein.

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Hearty Chicken Harvest Dinner

Hearty Chicken Harvest Dinner

The ultimate one-pot dinner –fast and easy with all the ingredients for a healthy-heart. Serve with a leafy green salad. Serves 4.

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Hearty Spinach and Bean Soup

Make Popeye proud! This satisfying soup is ready faster than you can say “I am what I am!” Fresh spinach, low in calories and high in phytonutrients, protein-packed beans and dashes of cinnamon and cumin make this soup super delish! Add depth with fire-roasted tomatoes or smoked paprika. Serves 4.

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Lickety-Split Pea Soup

Take the chill off with this great cold-weather recipe. It’s a good use for the frozen peas—and any other veggies—in your freezer. Make a batch on the weekend to have ready for simple week-night meals. Serve with a wedge of hard cheese and slice of dark bread—or a simple green salad. Serves 4.

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Mac’s Hearty Beef Stew

Who doesn’t love the hearty winter meals they had as a child? This is a great one-pot meal that takes a family classic and makes it absolutely healthy without losing taste. Serves 4.

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Mama’s Italian Chicken Dinner

The title of this menu evokes family dinners — warm, cozy and satisfying. All the chef needs to add is good company and conversation. This chicken recipe can be expanded for a crowd. Leftovers are great for during the week. Serves 4.

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