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10 Quick and Delicious Recipes

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10 Quick and Delicious Recipes

When time is running short and your hunger is impatient, foods that are processed and ready-to-eat can be quite the temptation. Here are ten alternative options, that are just as quick but will spare you the excitotoxin hangover that often comes with packaged foods.

First up, a satisfying black bean soup that couldn’t be any easier to make. An extra benefit: black beans are high in fiber, good for your heart, and fight high-cholesterol.

Quick Black Bean Soup (Click the title for the recipe.)

Next: Sauteed Leeks and Carrots

(Click through to the end for all the recipe links on one page.)

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.

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2:52PM PST on Jan 7, 2013

Thank you Megan, for Sharing this!

10:56AM PDT on Apr 21, 2012

Here is another good recipe, with a little added chicken broth.

8:07AM PST on Jan 26, 2012

Wow. Some of these sound and look so good. I wrote down some of the recipes to try. Thanks for the article.

1:46PM PST on Jan 23, 2012

Yum, now I'm hungry! =)

3:00PM PST on Jan 22, 2012

Thanks for sharing this information.

1:58PM PST on Jan 22, 2012

My girlfriend has made the kale chips and says that her kids love them. I, too, will give it a whirl. There are some other recipes here that I think I will try as well. Many thanks.

1:44PM PST on Jan 22, 2012

Thanks so much. The Watercress Walnut Stir Fry sounds yummy, will give it a try.

11:08AM PST on Jan 22, 2012

thx

10:45AM PST on Jan 22, 2012

Great article, thanks for sharing!

10:45AM PST on Jan 22, 2012

Great article, thanks for sharing!

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Now you got me all eager to pick. I stare at my maters and beg them to ripen. I can hardly wait.

Good stuff.. (PS - the girl in the picture that accompanies this article is so pretty.)

Ummmmm Alrighty then!

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