Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup

Ingredients:
3 cups chicken stock/vegetable stock
3 cups peeled and diced sweet potato
1/4 cup fresh ginger peeled and julienne cut  (ginger can be peeled by scraping it with the side of a spoon)
2 Tablespoons sugar
Salt/pepper to taste

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Carol Browne’s Vegan Fruit Cake

Carol Browne joins me in the virtual kitchen today with her vegan fruit cake recipe. Fruit cake is one of my favorite desserts. We don’t just have it at Thanksgiving or Christmas–it is a nice treat throughout the winter. This low fat, vegan version is healthier than other versions and yet is very flavorful. Take…

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Cinnamon Crunch Chickpeas

Chickpeas (also called Garbanzo beans) are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, and fiber. They are featured in the Mediterranean diet. Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon or allspice Materials: Measuring spoons Strainer Small baking sheet Parchment paper Bowl Metal bowl Paper towels Directions: 1.  Preheat oven 375°. …

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