Broccoli Soup

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Ingredients:

6 cups Vegetable Broth
1 small head broccoli  – 10 broccoli florets
8-10 small thin carrots
2 garlic cloves
salt, pepper

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Wash and peel the carrots and garlic cloves.  Place the vegetables into a baking dish, toss with the olive oil, and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 35 – 45 minutes, until carrots are tender and nicely browned, stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, the broccoli cut into florets, and steam them or place into boiling water and boil until broccoli are tender even mushy.

Place the roasted vegetables and cooked broccoli into the blender. Add the vegetable broth and mix well. Place back into a pot and bring to a boil, simmer, uncovered for 10 – 15 minutes over low- medium heat. Taste, adjust seasonings.

ENJOY!!!

Healthy Homemade Gluten Free Granola

Easy and Healthy …………………….

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Ingredients:

2 cups whole rolled old fashioned gluten free oats
1/2 cup nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds) chopped
1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 
3-4 tablespoons 100% pure honey
3 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil
1 pinch salt

Instructions:

In a bowl, combine together the oats, nuts, sunflower seeds, coconut, salt, coconut oil and honey. Mix well. Spread the mixture in a thin layer on baking sheet and bake for 35-40 minutes in the preheat oven at 300-325º F, until the mixture turns a nice, lightly, golden brown. Stirr occasionally. Let to cool off before serving or storage.

ENJOY!!!