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Acorn Squash with White Beans and Sage

Acorn Squash with white beans and sage

Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 onion 1 medium carrot 2 cloves garlic 1 can white kidney beans (cannellini) 3/4 cup vegetable broth 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 3 teaspoons fresh sage leaves 2 small acorn squash 1 medium tomato Fresh sage sprigs for […]

Acorn Squash

Acorn Squash

Acorn squash is an old standby in winter squash and for many people, their first introduction to squash in general.  Containing significant levels of vitamins A and C, thiamin, pantothenic acid and other B-family vitamins, acorn squash also provides many minerals.  Some of these are potassium, manganese, phosphorus and calcium.  Acorn squash is also a […]

Carrots

Carrots

High in vitamin A and beta carotene, which is the substance responsible for its beautiful orange color, carrots are a favorite raw snack for many children and adults.  The carrot is also high in fiber, calcium, potassium, and other trace minerals.  To receive the most nutrients, eat carrots raw.  They should be scrubbed with a […]

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