Archive for the ‘soups’ Category

Another chicken soup recipe, right? Wrong. This chicken vegetable soup delivers a low cal, satisfying complete meal that conquers the food pyramid while fulfilling our cravings for something that just tastes good.  The difference from typical chicken soups – this one’s loaded with savior-like vegetables that don’t preach down and … Read More

All diets on deck. We’re dabbling in this detox for six days, including caffeine, dairy, alcohol, sugar, gluten eliminations. My head aches thinking about morning tomorrow’s coffee deprivation.

Creamy vegetables reign supreme in this cleanse, so I’m pulling out one of my recent obsessions, creamy cauliflower soup that relies on this cruciferous’s … Read More

Hey kids, we’re having peas. come on mom,  we had vegetables this week.

I pulverized them into baby food.  gross and gross.

Yeah, and I added mint too.  what, peas aren’t candy.

Best part.  we don’t have to eat it?

No, it’s cold.  omg, give me anything but that.

Experts predict this hot weather we’re … Read More

Are we good?  Menus planned, tablescapes envisioned, family baggage in storage.  Just in case, I’m taking this online class to ready the table and reminded of these easy foodstuff ideas…

Belize or bust in our house. I may have fought harder for this trip than any other. One possible sliver of time, when school vacations aligned and we safely circumnavigated all teenage social engagements, provided my resistant family a vacation they’ve earned and needed like never before.

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