Archive for the ‘Soup’ Category

Garden Fresh Gazpacho

Between my CSA and family/friend vegetable gardens summer’s bounty is overflowing in my kitchen.  It is another hot hot day, I need lunch and I have tons of fresh vegetables… obviously I need to make gazpacho. Now my normal go-to gazpacho is really simple, I just chop up all my veggies in the food processor [...]

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Warm up with Loaded Baked Potato Soup

It feels like it became winter overnight!  It’s the perfect time of year to try out some new soup recipes.  This one is fast and easy and the kids love it.  I usually serve this with a salad and some crusty Italian bread and dinner is done!  To make it a bit healthier, you can [...]

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Chicken Avgolemono Soup

This was a great alternative to traditional chicken soup. It’s creamy and delicious not to mention quick to make. The trick is that Avgolemono is thickened and creamy by incorporating eggs, not milk or cream.  Serve with fresh crusty bread. Recipe: Chicken Avgolemono Soup Summary: Adapted from Food & Wine Magazine Ingredients 64 oz. Chicken [...]

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Chicken and Parsnip Soup with Herb-Scented Drop Biscuits

I was flipping through my Cooking Light magazine and this is one of the soups that struck me. I love soups. And I have a growing fondness for parsnips. Parsnips are root vegetable similar to the carrot with a sweeter taste and higher in vitamins and minerals. A great soup for a fall evening. And [...]

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Chicken Noodle Soup and Dumplings Too.

I mentioned I was de-railed from my meal plan last week. My son came down with a fever and asked if I could please make him Chicken Soup to get better. Of course, I obliged. I had recently come across Thomas Keller’s recipe for Chicken Soup with Dumplings and I wanted to try it out. [...]

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Chilled Cucumber-Honeydew Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds…

I took my kids to the park today and came home with their best friends. I also came home starving, having packed lunches for the kids but not myself. So when 3 ½ year old Cole turned to me and said “let’s make something” upon walking in the door, my answer was let’s do it! [...]

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Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup

Lunch.  What to have? I actually dragged myself to the gym today so I am trying for something healthy. One of my favorite lunches is soup. It’s healthy and satisfying and yummy. I have an abundance of cucumbers in the fridge and half an avocado.  So Cucumber Avocado Soup it is! Creamy, chilled, delicious and [...]

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Quick Black Bean Soup

Yesterday I needed lunch. I actually made it to the gym this morning, so keeping in the vain of being healthy I wanted a low fat lunch. I dug around in my kitchen and found a can of black beans. Perfect. I could make a tasty, quick and healthy black bean soup. I scoured the [...]

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