Healthy Eating Endorsed by Mickey Mouse

As a child I read pretty much every book written by Beverly Cleary that I could find at the library. In one of the books I recall reading a side storyline about how there was advertising on television for something for children, and how much the television advertising directly influenced the requests that the children made for products at the local store. The more junk that gets peddled to kids, the more they want. If there were advertisements for only healthy food on the channels they watched, they would not be so driven toward the junk food. Seems like a far fetched fantasy, doesn’t it? Now the Walt Disney company is going to be making that dream a reality.

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Broccoli-Pasta Soup

by Joyce Kohl

Broccoli-Pasta Soup Source: Go Inside™

If you like broccoli, this is positively the BEST of any broccoli soup recipe I’ve personally tried.

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Servings: Ingredients:
About 5 Cups


DO use fresh broccoli – not frozen

DO use very thin slices of carrots

DO be patient pouring in the beaten eggs

4 cups unsalted chicken broth

1 medium carrot pared and thinly sliced

1/3 cup orzo

2 cups coarsely chopped fresh broccoli

2 whole eggs, beaten

2 T grated parmesan cheese

salt and pepper to taste

  1. In a large saucepan heat the broth and carrot slices to the boiling point over a high heat, then stir in the pasta (orzo). Cover and cook over a low heat for about 10 minutes or until the pasta and broccoli are tender and the soup is thickened.
  1. Beat the eggs in a small bowl. Heat the soup to a vigorous boil, and very slowly pour the beaten eggs in a steady stream, stirring constantly until the eggs cook into threads.
  1. Add the cheese and salt and pepper. Ladle into soup bowls and serve it sprinkled with extra parmesan cheese.