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Creamy Mint Pea Soup by Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa)

capture_26112014_133439This is a very simple, healthy, and delicious soup.  Ina sautes chopped onions and leaks, adds vegetable stock, frozen peas, and fresh mint. After she simmers the mixture, she carefully blends it to a smooth creamy consistency.  She adds chopped fresh chives as she she serves it.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Eggplant & Mint by Rachel Ray

capture_02112014_143539Rachael shows how easy it is to cook quinoa.  She uses vegetable stock instead of water to cook the quinoa.  She then adds it to sauteed vegetables, and stuffs roasted red peppers with the mixture.   This recipe is very easy to make, and can be made ahead for use later in the week.  Like Rachael says, it is “delicious and super nutritious.”  Enjoy. Continue reading

Vietnamese Vegetable Spring Rolls with Orange Almond Sauce by Jaden Hair

capture_16092014_231210Do you know it is really easy to make spring rolls.  Watch as Jaden shows how to include vegetables in a rice paper wrapper to create a spring roll.  You can use any kind of filling you wish.  The trick is to moisten and soften your rice paper wrapper correctly.  In this video, Jaden also shows how to make a delicious “Orange Almond” dipping sauce.  These spring rolls are good food for appetizers, lunch, brunch, dinner, or finger foods.  They also make a nice treat to take to a party. Continue reading