Tag: Soups

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October 10, 2011
Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkins symbolize the fall season. We celebrate with pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bread and pumpkin pie but you haven’t tasted fall until you’ve dipped your spoon into this creamy pumpkin soup! It starts off with fresh roasted pumpkin. You may have one sitting on your doorstep, or decoratively placed on you kitchen counter. I recommend using […]

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July 1, 2011
Vegetarian Bean Chili

It’s cold outside and we all want something warm and filling in our tummies! How about Vegetarian Bean Chili? This hearty and easy to make chili requires no beef and is a great to make if you are trying to minimize your intake of red meat. The beans will fill you up and are an […]

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March 9, 2011
Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

A friend of mine recently vacationed with his family in Egypt. While traveling they enjoyed a delicious lentil soup. When he returned he asked me if I knew the recipe and described it as a slightly sweet tasting soup. I quickly called my Egyptian family friend and she shared her version of the traditional Egyptian […]

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March 7, 2010
Carrot Soup

Spring has sprung! As the weather warms up and the days are somewhat cool this soup will hit the spot. Carrots and apples are blended into a silky smooth consistency, complimented with leeks, onions and garlic for a sweet and savory flavor.  The White pepper adds a pleasant yet subtle spice with just a touch […]

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March 6, 2010
Vegetarian Spinach Stew

This stew is an excellent vegetarian meal. My mom makes it when we fast for lent. It is simple, delicious, and healthy.

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November 13, 2009
Yam Stew

Yam Stew This deliciously savory and mildly sweet Yam stew is a perfect dish to serve for Thanksgiving. It was created as an alternative to a traditional potato curry stew that my family makes as part of our Thanksgiving dinner. It is a meatless dish that will compliment your holiday ham, turkey, or beef dishes. […]

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October 19, 2009
Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Lentils, a part of the legume family are loaded with nutritional benefits. To name a few, these high protein mineral enriched beans are loaded with fiber, help lower cholesterol, and help manage blood sugars. This healthy soup will satisfy your hunger on a cold winters day. Ingredients 2 cups red lentils, rinsed in […]

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October 7, 2009
Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup My absolute favorite squash! A good source of vitamin C, fiber, magnesium, and potassium butternut squash has yellow skin and orange fleshy pulp. When ripe it turns increasingly orange and sweeter in taste. The hardest part about making this soup is peeling and cutting the squash. Once you've accomplished that the […]

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August 3, 2009
Summer Squash and Potato Soup

Summer Squash and Potato Soup This light, flavorful, and healthy soup is one that your family will enjoy, especially in the summer when squash is in season.   Ingredients 4 cups Italian zucchini, halved then thinly sliced 2 cups yellow crookneck squash, halved then thinly sliced ¾ cup Leeks, white and light green parts, thoroughly […]

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August 3, 2009
Spicy Chipotle Shrimp Stew

Spicy Chipotle Shrimp Stew This spicy dish has a Southwestern flair. It is served over Mexican/Spanish red rice and topped with cheddar cheese. It resembles paella. Ingredients 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined, and cut into 1 ½ inch pieces Kernels from 2 ears of corn 2 medium green bell peppers, seeded and sliced […]

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