Great Black Bean Chili for Lent
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    Great Black Bean Chili for Lent

    So it’s Friday - but not any old Friday, a Friday in Lent to be exact and for us Catholics that means no meat - fish is allowed but no meat.

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    Unbelievable Vegan Meatballs
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    Unbelievable Vegan Meatballs

    Man I made the best vegan meatballs I have made yet last night!  I was so psyched.  “Why are you making meatballs, or even considering the concept of meatballs,  when you don’t  eat much meat?” you may be asking me.

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    Healthy Pasta Carbonara
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    Healthy Pasta Carbonara

    Being half Sicilian I LOVE my pasta.  Now that I am eating better I am limiting my carb intake, which means that when I want to have pasta I want it to really be good - not only tastewise but healthwise too.  

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    Food for your Eyes - Roasted Garlic and Kale Soup
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    Food for your Eyes - Roasted Garlic and Kale Soup

    With this cold weather I am in the mood for warm, comfort foods and tonight that took the form of a roasted garlic and kale soup. I found this one also on the American Optometric Association website and am thrilled that it is food for my body as well as my eyes!!

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    Healthy Pancake Puffs to Please Your Crowd
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    Healthy Pancake Puffs to Please Your Crowd

    I love pancakes but hate having to stand at the griddle for what seems forever as I always have a large crowd for which to cook.  This seemed to make things that much easier for me and we could all sit down at the same time to hot pancakes, especially when all my kids are home from school on vacation.

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