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Summer Squash Soup with Pasta and Parmesan
6 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth  3 cups water  2 1/4 cups uncooked farfalle (6 oz)  2 cups finely chopped yellow squash  2 cups fine chopped zucchini  1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley  1 tablespoon fre

Summer Bread Salad with Zucchini, Tomatoes and Feta
1 1/2-2 c. chopped zucchini 1-1 1/2 c. chopped tomatoes  1/2 c. crumbled feta cheese  1/4 c. chopped scallions  1/4 c. chopped imported olives  1/4-1/2 c. chopped fresh basil  1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil  3 T. w

Stuffed Bell Peppers with Herbed Rice
1 clove garlic  1 bay leaf, crushed  1 clove shallot 1/2 teaspoon crushed celery seeds  1 medium tomato, sliced 1/2 teaspoon crushed savory  Olive oil 1/2 teaspoon curry  1 15-ounce can tomato sauce 2 parsley sprigs,

Pasta with Eggplant and Basil Sauce
5 T olive oil  2 sweet peppers, chopped  2 small onions, chopped  1 eggplant, unpeeled, cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch cubes;  2 large cloves garlic, chopped  1/2 c. chopped fresh basil  1/4 c. chopped toasted pine nuts

Orzo with Tomatoes, Basil, and Gorgonzola
3 t. olive oil  1 c. orzo pasta  1/2 medium onion, finely chopped  3 cloves garlic, minced  1 1/4 c. chicken stock or canned low-sodium broth  Salt and freshly ground pepper  1 pint red and yellow cherry tomatoes,

Herbed Salad Dressing for Salad Lovers
1/4 c. rice vinegar  1-2 T. lemon juice (fresh squeezed is best) 1/2 t. sugar  1/2 t. Dijon-style mustard  2-3 T. freshly chopped herbs (I use basil, parsley, thyme, oregano or chives) 1/2 c. good light olive oil  2 garlic c

Green Beans with Tomatoes and Basil
1 1/2 lbs green beans, cooked Salt and Pepper to taste  1 garlic clove, diced (or substitute chopped garlic scapes!) 1 T. chopped fresh basil or 1 t. dried basil  1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 T. chopped fresh parsley or 1 t. dried pa

Garlicky Tomato-Eggplant Sauce
1/4 c. olive oil 1/2 t. salt  10 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 c. dry red wine  3/4 c. finely chopped onions 2 c. cherry tomatoes 3 c. peeled, cubed eggplant  Freshly ground pepper 1 c. minced fresh parsley 3 T. freshly grated Par

Garlic Bread with Zing
1 cup butter, softened  4 to 6 cloves garlic, smashed  1 tablespoon minced basil leaves Freshly ground pepper to taste  1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley leaves  1 loaf French bread   Combine butter, garlic, basil, pep
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Garlic and Greens Pizza
PIZZA CRUST: French bread cut in half lengthwise or pre-baked pizza shell  1/3 c. sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)  1/2 c. boiling water  4 large garlic cloves, minced or pressed  3 T olive oil  4 packed cups coars

Easy Italian Eggplant
I pound eggplant, cut into 1/2 inch slices  1 15 oz. can tomato sauce  2 cloves garlic, minced  1 medium onion, chopped  1 teaspoon each fresh basil and oregano  1/4 cup Monterey Jack and Parmesan cheese, grated  

Couscous with Chickpeas, Edamames and Tomatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil  1 cup fresh or frozen shelled edamames (soybeans)  1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper  4 garlic cloves, minced  2 1/4 cups water, divided  1/4 cup chopped fresh basil  1 (16-ounce) can chickpea

Cherry Delights with Pasta
20-25 cherry or 10 - 15 Roma tomatoes cut in half  IN BLENDER WHIZ TOGETHER:  1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil  1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, chopped  4 big garlic cloves, minced  2 tsp balsamic vinegar 1/2 - 1
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4 medium tomatoes  4 T. olive oil  Chopped fresh basil leaves  Mozzarella  Salt and pepper and capers (optional)   Thinly slice tomatoes and slice mozzarella. Alternate tomatoes and mozzarella on a serving plate, then s
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Basil Pesto
3 packed cups basil leaves  3 large cloves garlic (or use garlic scapes instead!)  1/2 cup pine nuts 3/4 c. (packed) parmesan cheese  3/4 c. chopped fresh parsley  1/2 c. olive oil  1/4 c. melted butter  Salt to t
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Raspberry Turkey Salad
1-1/2 cups vanilla yogurt  2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh mint OR 1 drop mint extract  1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup honey  2 Tbsp. raspberry vinegar  1 lb. box farfalle pasta  2 cups asparagus, cut into 2" pieces OR 2 cups

Spaghetti Squash with Feta, Arugula and Pine Nuts
3 lbs spaghetti squash, halved and seeded (about one medium squash)  1 large bunch arugula, washed and chopped 1 clove garlic  1 T. virgin olive oil  4 oz feta, crumbled or cut into cubes  3 T. pine nuts  Sea salt and b

Roasted Shallots, Tomatoes and Arugula Salad
6 medium shallots, peeled and cut into fourths  1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar  1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard  Salt  4 medium firm, ripe tomatoes, cut into fourths  1 cup arugula leaves, washed and dried

Arugula, White Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Salad
SALAD: 3 cups torn arugula leaves  1/2 cup chopped bottled roasted red bell peppers  1/3 cup vertically sliced red onion  1 (16-ounce) can navy beans, rinsed and drained  DRESSING:  1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar &

Arugula Pesto
1 bunch arugula or about 1 to 1 1/2 lbs. loose  1/2-1 cup walnuts  1/2-1 cup parmesan cheese (grated) 2 small cloves  Garlic  1/2 cup Olive oil  Salt, to taste   Wash and chop the arugula (You may want to start w
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Roasted Beets, Apple and Fennel
5 medium beets, peeled and thinly sliced 5 small to medium apples, cored and quartered 2 heads fennel, trimmed and sliced ½ cup honey Dijon salad dressing ¼ cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt Grou
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Parsnip and Apple Soup
1 large boiling potato  2 parsnips (about 1/2 pound), peeled and chopped fine  3 shallots, chopped fine (about 1/4 cup)  1 leek (white and pale green part only), trimmed, halved lengthwise, washed well, and chopped fine  1 gra
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Mixed Fresh Greens with Curried Dressing
2 quarts fresh assorted greens  2 T. white wine vinegar  1 T. vermouth  1 scant tablespoon Dijon mustard  1 T. soy sauce  1/4 t. ground cumin  1/2 t. curry powder  1 t. sugar  1/4 t. freshly ground pepp

Farm Apple Cake
1 cup oil 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 eggs 1 teaspoon nutmeg  2 cups sugar 5 cups raw, peeled, thinly sliced apples  2 cups sifted flour 1 cup chopped nuts  1 teaspoon salt 3 Tablespoons lemon juice  1 teaspoon baking soda &
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Creamy Squash Soup
1 squash (acorn, butternut or kabocha) about 2 cups cooked  3 tablespoons butter, margarine or vegetable oil 3 1/2 cups water  2 cups chopped onions 1 1/2 cups milk OR 1 cup heavy cream  1 small carrot, diced  1/8 teaspoon c