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					     STARTING 2009 WITH THE RIGHT FOCUS!

                       STARTING JANUARY 2, 2009
                         TILL JANUARY 22, 2009



As you have heard we will begin our annual 21 day fast at the beginning of this
New Year! This year we have given you 3 different types of fasts, they are:

   1. Daniel Fast
            - Guidelines & Recipes available

   2. 18 Hour Fast
            - Drinking only water & juice from 12am to 6pm

   3. Prayer Fast
            - For those with Type 1 Diabetic or seniors with health
            problems
            -Pray 3 times a day


In preparation for the fast please read the following passages of Scripture:

Daniel 1:5-20
Number 6:1-4
1 Corinthians 10:21
Isaiah 58
Acts 13:1-4
Psalm 35
Psalm 69
Daniel 9:3
Joel 2:12
Matthew 17:21 / Mark 9:29
1 Corinthians 7:5


Following are some guidelines and information that you may find useful in this
spiritual journey. Additionally, it might be beneficial to keep a journal to write
down the special things God, through His Spirit, shows you during this time.


In His Service,

Pastor T.E. Payne, Sr.
               Guidelines for Daniel Fast



                         Foods to Eat

                        Whole Grains:
                    Brown Rice, Oats, Barley


                           Legumes:
Dried Beans, Pinto Beans, Split Beans, Lentils, Black Eyed Peas


                             Fruits:
      Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Blackberries, Blueberries,
  Boysenberries, Cantaloupe, Cherries, Cranberries, Oats, Figs,
  Grapefruit, Grapes, Guava, Honeydew Melon, Kiwi, Lemons,
Limes, Mangoes, Nectarines, Papayas, Peaches, Pears, Pineapples,
          Plums, Prunes, Raisins, Raspberries, Strawberries,
                  Tangelos, Tangerines, Watermelon


                          Vegetables:
Artichokes, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage,
 Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chili Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers,
 Eggplant, Garlic, Gingerroot, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Mushrooms,
     Mustard Greens, Okra, Onions, Parsley, Potatoes, Radishes,
Rutabagas, Scallions, Spinach, Sprouts, Squashes, Sweet Potatoes,
         Tomatoes, Turnips, Watercress, Yams, Zucchini


             Seeds, Nuts, Sprouts & Raw Sugar


                            Liquids:
 Spring Water, Distilled Water, 100% All-Natural Fruit Juices,
               100% All-Natural Vegetable Juices
                                  Foods to Avoid

                                             Meat
                                         White Rice
                                         Fried Foods
                                           Caffeine
                                 Carbonated Beverages
                 Foods Containing Preservatives or Additives
                                      Refined Sugar
                                    Sugar Substitutes
                     White Flour and all products using it
                                         Margarine
                                        Shortening
                                   High Fat Products




STEP ONE: BE SPECIFIC
Daniel was not vague in his objection to the Babylonian diet. He defined the problem immediately.
    The king’s food was against dietary laws.
    Daniel and his friends had vowed against wine.
    The king’s food had been offered up to idols/demons.

STEP TWO: FAST AS A SPIRITUAL COMMITMENT
The Daniel Fast involves a spiritual commitment to God. “Daniel proposed in his heart that he
would not defile himself” (Dan. 1:8).

STEP THREE: REFLECT INNER DESIRE BY OUTER DISCIPLINE
Many people have an inner desire for better health, but they can’t discipline themselves to avoid
junk food, and other foods that were not good for health. The physical health you seek from God
may be more than an answer to prayer. Your physical health may be linked to any of the following
factors:

    1. Your food choices – see the section “Guidelines for the Daniel Fast.”
    2. The level of your spiritual commitment as reflected in constant prayer during the fast.
    3. Time commitment. If you determine to fast for a certain time, keep it. For example, if you
       determine to fast 10 days, don’t stop on Day 9 – for this fast we are committing to 21
       days.
    4. Testimony commitment. Your fast is a statement of faith to God that you want Him to heal
       your body.
                             Faith is foundational to the Daniel Fast.

STEP FOUR: PRAY TO PERCEIVE SIN’S ROLE IN POOR HEALTH - Notice James 5:13-16:
    Sin is something related to the cause of sickness.
    Lack of health/healing may be the result of spiritual rebellion.
    Lack of health/healing may be due to sin of wrong intake, i.e. drugs, pornography.
    Repentance is linked to health according to James.
    Elders have a role in healing both spiritual and physical health.
        Sick people must desire to be well.
        The anointing oil could mean:
              1. medicine for healing,
              2. symbolic of the Holy Spirit, or
              3. it could be baptism
        Prayer alone may not gain healing, faith is the major factor.
        In Greek there are several words for “sick”. James uses “Kanino”, which not only includes
         disease, but also means weak or weary.
        Attitude is important. James said, “are there any among you suffering? Let him pray. Is
         anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms.”

STEP FIVE: FAST AS A STATEMENT OF FAITH TO OTHERS
Daniel was making a statement of faith when he asked for only vegetables to eat and water to
drink, then dared the overseer to compare the appearance of the four sons of Israel with the
young men who ate the king’s food.

STEP SIX: LEARN THE EFFECTS OF THE FOOD YOU EAT
Why are some foods good for us, and other foods not? What does certain food do to your body?
If we really knew, there would likely be some things we would never eat again.

STEP SEVEN: YIELD ALL RESULTS TO GOD
Daniel said, “As you see fit, deal with your servants” (Dan. 1:13).

REMEMBER:
• The Daniel Fast will lead to spiritual insight. “To those four young men God gave knowledge.”
• The Daniel Fast is longer than one day. These young men fasted for ten days.
• The Daniel Fast is a partial fast. They ate, but only vegetables and water.
• The Daniel Fast requires abstinence from party or junk foods.
• There is no indication that they ever began to eat the king’s food.


                             Daily Devotional for Fast

Prayer

To guarantee our continual personal growth as Christians, we must have a
regular devotional life. There are many reasons why we should pray daily. It is
our belief and experience that prayer changes our world, beginning , first of all,
with the one who prays. God yearns for all of us to pray. A meaningful prayer
life grows naturally out of a healthy spiritual life. Our day must begin in prayer,
for then God responds (Proverbs 8:17). God loves to move in our hearts early,
“There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy
place of the tabernacles of the Most High God is in the midst of her: she shall
not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early.” (Hebrew meaning
during the dawn) – Psalms 46:4-5

Every morning during the fast begin your day by setting apart 10-15 minutes to
prepare your heart for prayer. God will speak to us when He has our undivided
attention. Through the consecration fast we develop such a powerful
relationship with God. The soul learns to depend on its own faith, rather then
continually needing support and bolstering from others.

       Begin by quieting your heart before the Lord.
       Meditate on the verse of the scripture given for the day.
       Be still and know that He is God.
      Worship Him.

God will speak to us from the scripture if we give Him the opportunity. The
morning hours find our minds clear from all the conflicts of the day: therefore we
are capable of receiving the directions and instruction that can come from His
Holy Word.




                  DAILY SCRIPTURES & JOURNAL

Day 1 - JANUARY 2ND
Psalm 29:2, Give unto the Lord the glory due his name: worship the Lord in the beauty
of holiness.
Hebrews 13:15, By Him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God Continually,
that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.
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Day 2 - JANUARY 3RD
John 4:23-24, Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is
of the Jews. But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship
the Father in spirit and in truth; for the Father seeketh such to worship him. 24, God is a
Spirit; and they that worship Him must worship him in spirit and truth.
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Day 3 - JANUARY 4TH
Psalm 143:10, Teach me to do thy will: for thou art my God: thy spirit is good: lead me
into the land of the uprightness.
John 16:13, Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all
truth: for he shall speak of himself: but whatsoever he shall hear, that he speak: and he
will shew you things to come.
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Day 4 - JANUARY 5TH
Matthew 12:50, For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the
same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Luke 11:28, But he said, Yea rather blessed are they that hear the word of God and keep
it.
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Day 5 - JANUARY 6TH
John 14:15, If he love me, keep my commandments.
John 13:34-35, A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another: as I have
loved you, that ye also love one another, 35, By this shall all men know that ye are my
disciples, if ye love one another.
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Day 6 - JANUARY 7TH
John 15:13, Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his
friends.
Ephesians 5:1-2, Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2, And walk in love,
as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to
God for a sweet-smelling savour.
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Day 7 - JANUARY 8TH
1 Peter 4:8, And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves; for charity shall
cove all multitude of sins.
1 John 3:18, My little children, let us not love in word, neither tongue: but in deed and in
truth.
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Day 8 - JANUARY 9TH
Colossians 3:12, Put on therefore, as elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies,
kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering:
Philippians 2:4, Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the
things of others.
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Day 9 - JANUARY 10TH
Matthew 25:40, And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you,
Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these brethren, ye have done it unto
me.
Galatians 6:2, Bear ye one another’s burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ.
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DAY 10 – JANUARY 11TH
Colossians 3:13, Forebearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a
quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
Mark 11:25, And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any; that your
Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.
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Day 11 - JANUARY 12TH
Romans 12:19-21, Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto
wrathe: for it is written, Vengeance is mine: I will repay, saith the Lord. 20, Therefore if
thine enemy bunger, feed him, if he thirst, give him drink: for in doing thou shalt heap
coals of fire on his head. 21, Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Romans 12:14, Bless them which persecute you: bless and curse not.
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Day 12 - JANUARY 13TH
1 Timothy 2:8, I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands,
without wrath and doubting.
James 1:19-20, Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear slow to
speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
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Day 13 - JANUARY 14th
Proverbs 15:1, A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Ephesians 4:26, In your anger do not sin: Do not let the sun go down on you while you
are still angry.
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Day 14 - JANUARY 15TH
1 John 4:20, If anyone says I love God, yet hates his brother, he is a liar. Fore anyone
does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot Love God, whom he has not seen.
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Day 15 - JANUARY 16TH
Romans 12:5, If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, Live at peace with everyone.
Romans 14:19, Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to
mutual edification.
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Day 16 - JANUARY 17TH
Matthew 11:28, Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you
rest.
2 Corinthians 12:9, And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength
is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I glory in my infirmities, that the
power of Christ may rest upon me.
Hebrews 12:2-3, Looking unto Jesus the author and the finisher of our faith, who for the
joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at
the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradictions
of sinners against himself lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
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Day 17 - JANUARY 18TH
John 16:33, These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace, in the
world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
2 Corinthians 4:8-9, We are troubled on every side, yet not distresses; we are perplexed,
but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
Hebrews 4:16, Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain
mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
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Day 18 - JANUARY 19TH
Matthew 21:22, And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall
receive.
John 20:29, Jesus saith unto him, Thomas because thou hast seen me, though hast
believed; blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.
Hebrews 11:1, Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not
seen.
Hebrews 11:6, But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God
must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently see him.
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Day 19 - JANUARY 20TH
Psalm 37:7, Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him
who propereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
Psalm 61:1-2, To the chief Musician upon Neginah, A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O
God, attend into my prayer. From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my
heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
Matthew 7:7-8, Ask, and it shall be given you: seek and ye shall find; knock, and it shall
be opened unto you. For everyone that asketh receiveth: and he that seeketh findeth:
and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
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Day 20 - JANUARY 21ST
Psalm 16:11, Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy: an thy
right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
Psalm 28:7, The Lord is my strength and my shield: my heart, trusted him him, and I am
helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
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Day 21 - JANUARY 22ND
Psalm 68:19, Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of
our salvation. Selah.
Psalm 136:1, O give thanks unto the Lord, for his is good: his mercy endureth forever.
Isaiah 63:7, I will mention the loving kindnesses of the Lord, and the praises of the Lord,
according to all that the Lord hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the
house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies and according
to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.
Ephesians 5:20, Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name
of our Lord Jesus Christ;
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                        Suggestions / Recipes


         Baked or Broiled sweet potatoes with natural pineapples
       and its juice. You may add apples, nuts or cinnamon.


         Boiled or baked apples with cinnamon and raisins.
     Stewed tomatoes add with mixed vegetables, thinly sliced
    onions, oregano, basil, fresh garlic, pepper. If desired, you
    may want to add potatoes.


     Oats with bananas (chopped or mashed), raisins, honey or
    pepper


     Baked potato slices drizzled with extra virgin olive oil,
    Italian seasoning or other natural seasoning that you prefer.
    Mix spices, oil, garlic and pepper together and brush on
    potatoes; bake.


     Pinto beans seasoned with your favorite natural, no
    added ‘anything’ spices. If you want Mexican, mash and
    make as a bean dip. Guacamole may be served with this.


     Fruit bowl with honey and lemon juice. Kiwi,
    cantaloupe, grapes, mango, honeydew melon, etc.


     Salad with all vegetables; turnip roots, radishes,
    mushrooms, snow peas, black olives, carrots, bean sprouts
    …etc. with oil and vinegar * (flavored virgin olive oil) or red
    vinaigrette.


     Fruit salad. Add cranberries, nuts, strawberries, orange
    slices, pepper and/or vinegar to leafy greens or spinach
    leaves.


     Marinade mushrooms with olive oil and vinegar.


     Marinade fresh strawberries with balsamic vinegar and
    pepper


     Grill pineapples, mangos, fresh peaches, tomatoes, green
    peppers. Either outside or on the ‘George Foreman’. You can
    also bake this.
      Cabbage season with an all natural southwestern
    seasoning spice and pepper.


      Steamed cabbage leaves rolled with julienne carrots,
    julienne celery, bean sprouts, or other vegetables that you
    desire.


      Lentil Soup


      Diced potatoes, honey, vinegar, *natural mustards (like a
    potato salad). Dill may be added.


      Mashed potatoes with Italian seasoning or others.


      Small frozen treats. Mash or puree bananas and/or
    peaches and/or strawberries and mix with honey and freeze.


      Thinly sliced cucumbers and onions and tomatoes mixed
    with pepper, a vinaigrette, and extra light virgin olive oil.


      Baked sliced tomatoes with basil or oregano or other
    Italian seasonings; you may add thinly sliced onions or
    chopped green onions, other veggies and/or extra virgin olive
    oil.


      Iced soup (Iced Gazpacho) Cucumber, red bell peppers,
    vine tomatoes (skinned, seeded and coarsely chopped), olive
    oil, little red vinaigrette, pepper. If prefer, you may add
    garlic. Chop until smooth or use food processor – chill for
    about 4 hours.


      Boiled cranberries with oranges, raisins or pineapples.


      Grilled or baked zucchini, yellow squash, bell peppers,
    asparagus and/or other vegetable brushed with olive oil,
    garlic, pepper and fresh lemon juice mixture.


      Frozen raspberries, strawberries or grapes.
     Puree fruits


     Roast/Baked oats, and nuts with cinnamon and honey.


     Lettuce topping and dressing. Green onion tops, cilantro,
    lemon and/or lime juice, EVO oil, garlic, pepper.


     Mango salsa. Garlic – chopped and pressed, olive oil,
    dash of salt, black pepper, lime juice, green onions, finely
    chopped red bell pepper, mango coarsely chopped – toss all
    together.


     Veggie black bean burger. 15oz. of cooked black beans,
    rinsed and smashed, finely chopped onions, corn, think and
    crunchy salsa (made with tomatoes, green peppers, spices
    and jalapeno peppers), garlic, parsley, pepper, and dried
    with wheat bread.


     Boiled carrots. May add raisins and simmer.


     Carrots, onions, lemons, garlic, potatoes, pepper, parsley,
    cilantro and brown rice. Cook rice and set aside; cook
    carrots until mildly firm; add the rest of the ingredients
    and then rice. Simmer.


     Roasted tomato and barley soup. Tomatoes, olive oil,
    basil, tomato juice, uncooked barley, garlic and Italian
    seasonings. Roast tomatoes in the oven for about 30 to 45
    minutes – remove skin; and cut into small pieces. Mix and
    simmer together.



     Grill or bake portabella mushrooms, greena and/or red
    bell peppers, onions, tomatoes; glaze or brush with olive oil,
    balsamic vinegar, garlic, lemon juice, black pepper and
    Italian seasoning mixture. (Other seasonings and spices may
    be used. i.e. dill or Asian).
                       Celery sticks with nuts and raisins. May be added to
                    salads as well or as a snack


                       Granola, oats, raisins, dates, nuts, etc. Combine and enjoy
                    as a power snack.




Root Vegetables Baked in Pesto Sauce                         Carrot Rice Nut Burger
Yields: 4 servings                                           Yields: 20 servings

INGREDIENTS:                                                 INGREDIENTS:
2 large potatoes, peeled and sliced                          3 cups uncooked brown rice
1 large yam                                                  6 cups water
4 carrots, peeled and sliced                                 1 cup toasted cashews
2 large onion, sliced                                        1 pound toasted unsalted
5 sprigs fresh dill weed                                     sunflower seeds
1 bunch fresh parsley                                        1 sweet onion, chopped
7 cloves garlic, peeled                                      6 carrots, chopped
6 leaves fresh basil                                         1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons olive oil                                      salt to taste

DIRECTIONS:                                                  DIRECTIONS:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).            1. In a large pot, bring the rice and water to a boil. Reduce
2. Place vegetables in a 2 quart casserole dish.             heat to low, cover, and simmer 45 minutes.
3. In a blender or food processor combine dill, parsley,     2. Preheat the grill for high heat.
garlic, basil and olive oil; blend to a smooth paste. Pour   3. Using a food processor, grind the toasted cashews and
over vegetables. Cover dish with aluminum foil.              sunflower seeds to a fine meal. Transfer to a large bowl.
4. Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until           Pulse the onion and carrots in the food processor until
vegetables are tender                                        finely shredded, and mix with the ground nuts. Place the
                                                             cooked rice and olive oil in the food processor, and pulse
                                                             until smooth. Mix into the bowl. Season with salt. Form
Green Tomato and Bell Pepper Delight                         the mixture into patties.
Yields: 6 servings                                           4. Oil the grill grate. Grill the patties 6 to 8 minutes on
                                                             each side, until nicely browned.
INGREDIENTS:
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 green tomatoes, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 celery, chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped                                Terrific Trail Mix
2 tablespoons apple cider                                    Yields: 16 servings
vinegar
                                                              INGREDIENTS:
DIRECTIONS:                                                  1 cup combination diced dried
1.Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.        fruit, such as prunes, apricots, pears and apples
Stir in green tomatoes, bell pepper, celery, green           1/2 cup raisins and/or dried cherries or cranberries
onions and apple cider vinegar. Saute until tender           1 1/2 cups unsalted sunflower seeds
crisp, about 5 to 10 minutes.                                1 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts (or honey-roasted
                                                             peanuts, chopped walnuts or unsalted almonds)

                                                             DIRECTIONS:
                                                             1. Mix all. Makes 4 cups.
Insanely Easy Vegetarian Chili                             Quick Black Beans and Rice
Yields: 8 servings                                         Yields: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS:                                               INGREDIENTS:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil                                 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onions                                       1 onion, chopped
3/4 cup chopped carrots                                    1 (15 ounce) can black beans, undrained
3 cloves garlic, minced                                    1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
1 cup chopped green bell pepper                            1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup chopped red bell pepper                              1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 cup chopped celery                                     1 1/2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 1/2 cups chopped fresh mushrooms                         DIRECTIONS:
1 (28 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes with liquid,        1. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high. Add
chopped                                                    onion, cook and stir until tender. Add beans, tomatoes,
1 (19 ounce) can kidney beans with liquid                  oregano and garlic powder. Bring to a boil; stir in rice.
1 (11 ounce) can whole kernel corn, undrained              Cover; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from
1 tablespoon ground cumin                                  heat; let stand 5 minutes before serving.
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil

DIRECTIONS:
1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Saute
onions, carrots, and garlic until tender. Stir in green
pepper, red pepper, celery, and chili powder. Cook until
vegetables are tender, about 6 minutes.                    Lentil Soup
2. Stir in mushrooms, and cook 4 minutes. Stir in          Yields: 6 servings
tomatoes, kidney beans, and corn. Season with cumin,
oregano, and basil. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat to    INGREDIENTS:
medium. Cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring         1 onion, chopped
occasionally.                                              1/4 cup olive oil
                                                           2 carrots, diced
                                                           2 stalks celery, chopped
                                                           2 cloves garlic, minced
                                                           1 teaspoon dried oregano
                                                           1 bay leaf
                                                           1 teaspoon dried basil
                                                           1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
                                                           2 cups dry lentils
                                                           8 cups water
                                                           1/2 cup spinach, rinsed and thinly sliced
                                                           2 tablespoons vinegar
                                                           salt to taste
                                                           ground black pepper to taste

                                                           DIRECTIONS:
                                                           1. In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions,
                                                           carrots, and celery; cook and stir until onion is tender. Stir in
                                                           garlic, bay leaf, oregano, and basil; cook for 2 minutes.
                                                           2. Stir in lentils, and add water and tomatoes. Bring to a boil.
                                                           Reduce heat, and simmer for at least 1 hour. When ready to
                                                           serve stir in spinach, and cook until it wilts. Stir in vinegar, and
                                                           season to taste with salt and pepper, and more vinegar if
                                                           desired.
Al's Quick Vegetarian Spaghetti
Yields: 8 servings

INGREDIENTS:
1 pound uncooked wheat spaghetti
1 cup broccoli florets
1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
1 cup sliced carrots
2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce

DIRECTIONS:
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil, add spaghetti
and return water to a boil. Cook until spaghetti is al dente;
drain well.
2. Combine broccoli, corn, mushrooms, carrots and tomato
sauce in large sauce pot. Cook on medium heat for 15 to
20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally
to keep sauce from sticking. Serve sauce over spaghetti.
     Soup
     (Submitted by Sister Iva Jackson)                           Harvest Apple Oatmeal
     2 16oz. frozen mixed vegetables                             (Submitted by Sister Charlotte Young)
     1 16oz. bag frozen corn
     1 46oz. container of V8 juice                               1 Cup Apple Juice
     Water (my be added if you like)                             1 Cup Water
     1 Tablespoon of honey                                       1 Cup Uncooked old fashioned oatmeal
                                                                 ¼ Cup Raisins
     Shaken in pepper, salt and any other all natural            1/8 teaspoons ground cinnamon
     seasonings. Let cook or simmer for 2 to 3 hours or          1/8 salt
     longer to your liking.
                                                                 Microwave directions: combine apple juice, water and
                                                                 apple in a bowl on high for 3 minutes. Stir halfway
                                                                 through cooking time. Add oats, raisins, cinnamons
                                                                 and salt, stir until blended. Microwave at medium 4-5
                                                                 minutes or until thick. Garnish with apple slices, if
                                                                 desired.
                                                                 Convential directions: Boil apple juice, water and
                                                                 apples to a boil, stir in oats, raisins, cinnamon and salt
                                                                 until well blended. Cook uncovered over medium heat
    Nutty Granola II                                             for 5-6 minutes or until thick.

    ½ cup canola oil
    183 cup hot water
    2/3 cup honey
    6 cups rolled oats
    ¾ cup sliced almonds
    ¾ cup chopped pecans
    ¾ cup chopped walnuts
    1 cup raisins
    1 ½ cup golden raisins
     ½ cup dried cherries

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk
    together the oil, hot water and honey. In a large bowl,
    stir together the oats, almonds, pecans, and walnuts.
    Pour the honey mixture into the oat mixture and stir
    until the oats and nuts are evenly coated. Spread out the
    granola on to 2 baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes, sir
    and back 10 more minutes or until toasted. Allow
    granola to cool completely before stirring in the raisins,
    golden raisins and dried cherries. Granola will harden
    as it cools. Break apart any large lumps, and store in
    airtight container at room temperature.

				
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