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White Bean & Spinach Soup

White Bean & Spinach Soup


1/2 lb dried navy beans (soaked for 6 hours)

2 Tbsp coconut oil

2 Stalks celery diced

1 medium onion diced

2 italian turkey sausage links

36 oz organic chicken broth

1 cup water

1/2 tsp pepper

5 oz spinach  fresh

1 Tbsp dried basil

1 Tbsp dried oregano

1 tsp powdered red pepper

.5 Tbsp garlic powder

1 cup diced carrots

salt to taste (redmonds real salt)

1 cup black wild rice

Soak beans for 6 hours in water
Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Remove sausage from skin, brown and crumble.
Add diced carrots, celery and onion.
Saute for 5 minutes.
Add beans, chicken broth, water, pepper, rice, and spices.
Bring to a boil. then simmer on medium low for 1 hour.
Add washed spinach and bring to a back to a boil.
Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
Serve with french bread


I won a blue ribbon from Just A Pinch Recipes for this one!

Spinach & Mushroom Quesadillas

Spinach & Mushroom Quesadillas

Healthy, simple and delicious!


Heat a skillet to medium heat. Add 2 tbsp Olive Oil

Dice 1 Green Bell Pepper, 1 Small White Onion and 1 Red Bell Pepper

Saute until onions are translucent


Slice 1 package of White Mushrooms. Add to the pan. Saute until moisture has come out

add salt to taste


Add in 5 big handfuls of baby spinach


Saute until wilted


It will look like this. Yum!


Heat your pan to cook the quesadillas.

Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on 1 half of the tortilla


Add 2 spoonfuls of the veggie mix on top.


Fold over and cook for about 3 minutes per side or until lightly browned and the cheese is melted



Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas

2 tbsp olive oil

1 small white onion

1 small green bell pepper

1 small red bell pepper

8 oz package white mushrooms

5 handfuls baby spinach. roughly 1 package or so

12 whole wheat tortillas

2 cups low moisture mozzarella cheese