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Delicious Split Pea with Chorizo Soup

 

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Photo by Paul Sirisalee

Ingredients

  1. 4ounces cured chorizo, chopped
  2. 1teaspoon olive oil
  3. 1 onion, chopped
  4. 8cups low-sodium chicken broth
  5. 1 1/2cups split peas
  6. kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Brown the chorizo in the oil in a large pot over medium heat, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4 to 6 minutes.
  2. Add the chicken broth, split peas, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, until the peas are tender, 1 to 1 ½ hours.

(Source: realsimple.com)

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Delicious Mushroom Barley Soup

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Photo by Paul Sirisalee

 

Ingredients

  1. 2tablespoons olive oil
  2. 1pound mushrooms, sliced
  3. 4cups carrots, chopped
  4. 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  5. 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  6. kosher salt and black pepper
  7. 6cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  8. 3/4cup pearl barley
  9. 1tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley

 

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms, carrots, garlic, thyme, and ¾ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the carrots are tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Add the vegetable broth and barley. Simmer, partially covered, until the barley is tender, 30 to 35 minutes. Top with the chopped flat-leaf parsley before serving.

(Source: realsimple.com)

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Delicious Berry Medley Smoothie

© Annabel's & Co. Catering, 2015

© Annabel’s & Co. Catering, 2015

GREEK YOGURT BERRY MEDLEY SMOOTHIE

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Loaded with three types of berries, a ripe banana for natural sweetness and oats for fullness, this smoothie is perfect for breakfast-on-the-go!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons old fashioned oats
  • 1-2 tablespoons agave

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Combine strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, banana, Greek yogurt, oats, agave and 1 cup ice in blender until smooth.
  • Serve immediately.

(Source: damndelicious.net)

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