The fiery spice is also an excellent expectorant: a small taste instantly causes the mouth, throat, and nasal passages to release watery fluids that thin mucus, helping to break up congestion and flush out irritants-a good thing, says Kiefer, since "Getting mucus flowing helps avoid clogged sinuses and bronchial passages, which is a setup for mon? serious bacterial infections." SOUP [fraction one-third] cup dried chickpeas, rinsed 1/8 cup dried pinto beans, rinsed 1 15-oz. can chopped tomatoes 1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.) 1 bay leaf 1 sprig fresh thyme 3 medium red potatoes, cut into -inch chunks (1 cup) 2 carrots, sliced (1 cup) 1 cup frozen Italian flat beans cup vermicelli, optional PISTOU 8 cups fresh basil leaves 8 doves garlic, peeled cup olive oil 1.\n can diced tomatoes tsp. cayenne pepper 2 Tbs. canola or vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped(1 cup) 1 small yellow bell pepper, diced (1 cup) 2 medium boiling potatoes, peeled and cubed (1 cup) 2 medium carrots, sliced (1 cup) 1 tsp. garam masala tsp. chili powder 2 cups cauliflower florets ( lb.) cup light coconut milk 1. HONEY-RASPBERRV SYRUP 1 lb. frozen raspberries, divided (4 cups) cup honey PUMPKIN PANCAKES 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1 tsp. baking powder tsp. baking soda tsp. ground cinnamon tsp. ground ginger tsp. salt 3 large eggs [fraction one-third] cup honey 1 cups low-fat milk 1 cup pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin tsp. vanilla extract 1.