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Caramelized Grilled Leeks

Caramelized Grilled Leeks

Terri Edwards shared this recipe on her site, “Eat Plant-Based Foods.com”. For those who may be unfamiliar with leeks, this is an easy introduction to them. Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients: 3-4 whole Leeks minced Garlic, fresh or from a jar vegetarian “Oyster” Sauce, or Soy Sauce Parsley flakes […]

Leeks

Leeks

Looking quite similar to onions in appearance, leeks are root vegetables and are related to onions, garlic, scallions, shallots and chives. Their flavor is onion-like but much milder. People who avoid this vegetable because they dislike onions should try them, their flavor is mellow and not overpowering, and many onion-haters enjoy them.  Nutritionally, leeks are a great […]

Cantaloupe

Mini Cantaloupe

A member of the cucurbita family, which includes squash, pumpkins, cucumbers, melons and gourds, cantaloupe and its relatives grow on the ground surface as a trailing vine.  An excellent source of beta-carotene, folic acid, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C and dietary fiber, fresh cantaloupe is a popular breakfast fruit.  It is a wonderful addition to […]

Green Bell Peppers

Pahl's Fresh Green Peppers

Peppers contain high levels of vitamins A, C, and E and most varieties include the minerals iron and potassium.  Refrigerate unwashed in a refrigerator hydrator drawer for 1-2 weeks.   Eating them raw, added to a veggie tray, sliced in a salad, or as part of a favorite sandwich, will give you the most nutritional benefits.  They are easy to […]

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