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Meatless Monday with Mindy

Meatless Monday with Mindy will be delayed,   I have found a link site to let others add their URL for their blogs to share with us Meatless Meals, but be patient as I figure out how to make this all work.  I will post pics and recipes so stay tuned.

Meatless Monday with Mindy

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Welcome to the 2nd Meatless Monday with Mindy.

Today is a frigid, snowy, bundle up by the fireplace kind of day. Cold weather like this always makes me want a bowl of hot soup. So that's exactly what I'm going to do for supper tonight.

Usually I look forward to chopping, slicing and dicing vegetables and experimenting with new flavors.  However,  I have a meeting to go to tonight so I am not going to take the time to chop all the veggies that are in my crisper drawer and I'm going to cheat by using frozen vegetables.

 My momma used to make a beef vegetable soup that was a, "use what you have" kind of soup.   I have been making this same soup since I was old enough to start helping in the kitchen. It was the first soup that came to mind this morning as it's one of my favorites. So I plan to revamp this beef vegetable soup recipe that I have made for decades, sans beef.   It's simple, fast and very tasty.

The new"recipe" goes something like this:

Meatless Monday with Mindy

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I'm joining the Meatless Monday revolution!

 * WHY MEATLESS? Research has shown that reducing meat intake may reduce your risk of chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. The occasional meatless meal can also help cut your carbon footprint and save precious resources like fresh water and fossil fuel.

 * WHY MONDAY? Multiple studies have shown that periodic health prompts lead to positive behavior change. Monday is the beginning of the week, making it the perfect time to reevaluate our choices and set our intentions for the coming days. With a Meatless Monday, you have a scheduled, recurring reminder to start your week off on a nutritious note. And if this Monday passes you by, next week is another opportunity to focus on health!

So, each week I'll be sharing a recipe that I have made or want to make (I'll let you know which). When I get smart, and I warn you this may take a while, I hope to use a link-type program where you …