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Spicy Black Bean Soup with Polenta Croutons

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups cooked black beans, or 2 cups rinsed and drained canned beans
  • 4 […]

Sassy Shrimp Salsa

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled
  • 2-3 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • 2 shallots, peeled and diced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. ginger juice (grate ginger and squeeze pulp)
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt
  • Mesclun greens

Steam shrimp for 3-5 minutes.  Let cool and dice.  In a mixing bowl, combine diced shrimp, […]