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Grilled Corn Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 ears corn, grilled
  • 1 pound green beans, blanched and cooled
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup basil leaves, thinly shredded

Directions

  • Prepare vinaigrette by whisking together mustard, vinegar, oil, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Cut kernels off corn cobs and put in a large bowl
  • Add beans, tomatoes, onion and basil
  • Drizzle vinaigrette over and toss to combine

Recipe courtesy of wholefoods.com with modifications made by me!

Spicy Black Bean Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 – 15 oz can black beans
  • 1 – 15 oz can yellow corn
  • 1 – 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 zucchini diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 cup collard greens or kale chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp taco seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 green jalapeno minced
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp coconut oil

Directions

  • In a large stock pot heat coconut oil and saute onions until translucent
  • Add garlic and zucchini
  • Add vegetable broth, black beans, corn and diced tomatoes and bring to boil
  • Add red chili powder, ground cumin, taco seasoning, jalapeno, sea salt and black pepper
  • Reduce heat to simmer, add collard greens or kale, pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds and simmer for 15 minutes
  • Turn stove off and add chopped cilantro
  • Serve and Enjoy!