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Pasta with Shaved Carrots and Carrot Green Sauce

A visit to the farmer’s market is inspiring, uplifting and one of the finest ways to start a morning. There is a local one, not too far from our home, that brings lovely spread of seasonal produce every week. On certain Fridays, I worry less about morning cleaning or prepping lunch and instead, I make a trip to the market. I walk pass the stalls at a slow pace, taking time to explore. There are huge bunches of vibrant greens, purple cauliflowers, baby artichokes and tender asparagus all screaming spring. And there in the corner, I see colorful spring carrots…

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Chicken and Orzo Light Soup

No matter how hard I try to think and dig my brain, there would not be any interesting memories about soup from my childhood! I don't think Mom ever made a soup from scratch. It was always the instant, packaged soup that was quickly whipped up to keep us warm during the monsoon season. And, we always loved those packaged soups. Irrespective of the season, a soup can be the most comforting meal to enjoy with some bread on the side.