Ellie’s last supper
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Ellie’s last supper

I make this soup at least three times a week! It’s fast and versatile, flavorful and healthy. Any vegetables can be swapped or added, and you can change proteins or carbs at your whim, but this is my favorite iteration. Honorable mention to sweet potato chunks instead of noodles. Dash of olive oil ¼ onion…

Brunch at Town Talk Diner is savory and sweet
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Brunch at Town Talk Diner is savory and sweet

A field trip to the Trylon Theatre on the 21 bus brought me to the intersection of Minnehaha Avenue and Lake Street, where I found the Town Talk Diner. It was freezing and windy, so I didn’t do much exploring, but I think there was a Target across the street. Down the block, you can…

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Farro Stew Recipe

1 cup farro, rinsed 3 cups broth (or water and bouillon) 1 can beans 1/2 head of cabbage, sliced up 1/2 large onion 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can tomato paste 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 splash apple cider vinegar Pinch of salt Pinch of pepper 4-5 dashes cayenne pepper 2 dashes smoked paprika Slice…

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili Recipe

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, cut into chunky pieces 1 big sweet potato, cubed 1 can black beans (I drain them almost completely – a little bean juice gives nice texture) 1 can diced tomato 1 can’s worth of broth (1 cup of water and a bouillon cube, or 1 cup of broth) Garlic to taste…

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Oats Recipe

Ingredients: 1 jar 1/4-1/3 jarful of old fashioned rolled oats A few sprinkles of other seed items (like those chia seeds you impulse bought at the start of your last health kick) A few dashes of cinnamon Milk of your choice, twice as much as your oats 2-3 drops of vanilla extract 1 big squeeze…

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Leftover Vegetable Bake

Ingredients: I’m using (about 2 handfuls of each): Brussels sprouts, ahalved String beans Mushrooms, sliced Red Onion, cut into pretty big pieces Cherry tomatoes A swoosh of oil (I prefer olive) A good scoop of garlic in whatever form you want Many dashes of curry powder (enough so there’s some on all of the vegetables)…