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Carrot Osso Buco 1/2 pound red pearl onions 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 3 very large carrots, cut crosswise 1 inch thick at the wide ends and 1 1/2 inches thick toward the narrow ends Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 cup dry red wine 1 tablespoon dried porcini powder (ground porcini mushrooms) 1 1/2 cups prepared mushroom broth 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice ACTIVE: 30 MIN TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 50 MIN SERVINGS: 4     Preheat the oven to 350°. In a large, deep ovenproof skillet, bring 1 inch of water to a boil. Add the pearl onions and cook for 1 minute. Drain and trim the onions, then peel them. Wipe out the skillet. Return the skillet to the heat and add 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add the carrots in a single layer, season with salt and pepper and cook over moderate heat, turning, until browned, about 5 minutes per side. Add the pearl onions, sprinkle with the curry powder and cook, stirring a few times, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the wine and simmer over moderately high heat for 3 minutes. Add the porcini powder and...
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Go Fly a Kite...... Go Fly a Kite....Definition... "something that you say in order to tell someone who is annoying you to go away".... How many of you wake up on the "wrong side of the bed" and everyone that begins to cross your path seems to irritate or annoy you...I think we can all relate to that. I would like to offer a suggestion on how to stop that process before it ever begins. There is a mantra that I recite to myself every morning before I even step out of bed, it goes like this... For today I shall not get angry For today I shall do my work honestly and diligently For today I shall be grateful  For today I shall be kind to all people and creatures Somehow this creates peace within me and every encounter I have after I step out of bed becomes a pleasant one. If there is a moment in the day that creates annoyance or anguish, my brain triggers the promises I made to myself that morning and I am more compelled to live by the promises I made. This is part of Reiki, a powerful vehicle that provides the tools to be a more calm,...
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The Truth About Cancer

If I can ask all of you to do one thing it would be to watch this docu-series it is mind blowing and emotional and will provide so much hope and healing for so many people because KNOWLEDGE IS POWER ....please share with all your fiends and family ........
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Lentil, Red Pepper, Zucchini Pasta Sauce/Vegetarian or for Paleo Diets Here is the Recipe.....Ready...set...go... (1) Tablespoon EVOO (Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil) (2) organic zucchini (cut into small pieces) (1) organic Red Pepper (sliced into small pieces) (1) Package of  Organic Melissa's Steamed Lentils or (1) cup of dry organic lentils (2) Tetra packs of Crushed Pomi Tomatoes  (3) Organic Cloves of Garlic (1) Package of Jovial Rice Pasta Spaghetti or any other shape you want Salt, Pepper, Crushed Red Pepper, Oregano and Basil Sautee the pepper and zucchini and garlic with the olive oil until semi soft, season as you wish. In the Croq Pot add the lentils, tomatoes, oregano, basil, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper, add the pepper and zucchini mixture to the Croq Pot...stir...season as you wish....add a little water about 1/2 cup or 1/2 cup red wine...let it simmer on Medium in the Croq for about 6 can also make this on the stove in a pot but it tastes better when it has been cooking longer.  When ready to eat, boil the water for the pasta, add a little salt to the water, add pasta cook per directions...voila!!! You can add some goat cheese crumbles or Parmesan as you wish and some fresh basil...
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Roasted Red Pepper Tortilla Soup Viance Nutrition ~ Meatless Mondays! RECIPE: Roasted Red Pepper Tortilla Soup Ingredients 7 medium to large red bell peppers (around 3½ pounds), halved, seeded, membranes removed 6 cloves garlic, in peel 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 tablespoons tomato paste 2½ teaspoons cumin 1½ teaspoon smoked paprika 1½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, skip if you're sensitive to spice) 4 cups (32 ounces) vegetable stock with peppers ½ cup water (optional) 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch or cornstarch (optional but recommended for super creamy soup) Garnishes 3 corn tortillas, sliced into thin, 2-inch long strips 1 avocado, pitted and diced Handful cilantro leaves, chopped Feta, crumbled (optional) Freshly ground black pepper Instructions 1. Roast the peppers: Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit with racks in the upper third and lower third of the oven. Arrange your halved peppers, cut side down, in a single layer on a large, rimmed baking sheet (use two sheets if necessary). Place the whole cloves of garlic in between the peppers. Roast on the upper rack (and lower rack, if you're using two baking sheets) until peppers are blackened across the top, around 20 minutes. 2. Steam and peel the...
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