Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced pinch hot red pepper flakes 1 bay leaf 2 28 oz cans whole tomatoes, undrained 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3 large slices whole wheat bread, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons brandy salt & pepper to…

Read More

Ingredients: 1 – 14-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth 1 cup water 1 pound broccoli crowns, trimmed and chopped (about 6 cups) 1 – 14-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper 1 cup shredded extra-sharp low-fat Cheddar cheese Instructions: Bring broth and water to a boil in…

Read More

Ingredients: 1 26 oz can of crushed tomatoes 1 pound of ground hamburger, ground turkey or chicken, or firm tofu, cubed ½ cup mushrooms, chopped 1 red pepper, diced ½ sweet onion, diced 1 zucchini, cubed 1 yellow squash, cubed 2-3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon of basil 1 tablespoon of oregano…

Read More

Ingredients: 2 large tomatoes, chopped 4 T olive oil 1/4 cup chpped fresh basil 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions 1 T fresh oregano 2 cloves garlic, grated 1/4 tsp salt Black pepper to taste Instructions: In a medium bowl, blend the listed ingedients. Cover and let sit at room temperature for at least 3 hours.…

Read More

Ingredients: 1 pound extra-lean ground beef, or ground turkey 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 (14.5 ounce) cans Mexican-style stewed tomatoes, chopped 1 (16-ounce) can chili beans 1/2 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed (about 1-1/2 cups) 1 cup low-sodium beef broth 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1…

Read More