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Beans ragout

Bean ragout There are many possible variations of beans with vegetables. For example, you can substitute lentils for beans. Bhavana Patil, from Harihar, a small town in Karnataka, India, publishes her list of healthy lentil and bean recipes on her blog, Indian Veggie Delight. My healthy vegan friend Francis gave me this recipe for beans …

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Rice pilaf

Rice pilaf My healthy vegan friend Francis gave me this recipe. He often cooks himself rice with vegetables, starting with Camargue rice, red rice from the Camargue region of France. This rice may have certain nutrients or minerals that make it particularly nutritious for him and popular with many others. If you have a choice, …

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Oatmeal

Oatmeal This recipe includes a grain (or pseudo-grain), healthy nuts or seeds, and spices. You can vary the ingredients. For example you can substitute: buckwheat, millet, or quinoa for the oats, pumpkin seeds, hemps seeds, walnuts, or almonds for the flax seeds, ginger or clove for the cinnamon, and good-quality raw honey or date syrup …

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Omelet (or sauté)

Omelet (or sauté) This recipe includes mushrooms, onions, and either eggs, fish, chicken, liver, turkey, or beef, sauteed in coconut oil or butter, with spices added, such as fenugreek, cumin, coriander, cayenne, and garlic. Both the onions and the mushrooms grow in the ground, where they can easily absorb any contaminants in the soil, so …

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Steamed vegetables

Steamed vegetables Many vegetables you can eat raw, of course, especially leafy vegetables, such as spinach, chard, kale, carrots, and celery. Root vegetables or starchy vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, parsnips, and turnips, are much easier for many people to digest, if they are cooked, either boiled with soup, baked, stir-fried, or steamed. …

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Green smoothie

A green smoothie can be a starter or a full meal. You can make a green smoothie for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The green vegetables, such as spinach, chard, or kale, have chlorophyll, which is the “blood” of the plant. Magnesium makes the chlorophyll green in a similar way that iron makes blood red. Magnesium …

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