The quest for Grandma's ham and bean soup: A for-now recipe

 Not-quite-Grandma's ham and bean soup with kale and extra veggies.R...more

Turkey and Rice Soup

I was definitely surprised at how easy it was to make this soup!  I started with the bones from the left-over turkey breast I had saved.  I think making the broth from scratch is what makes this soup so flavorful!  The recipe below includes the amount of spices I used, but they may need to be adjusted depending on how big a pot of soup you make....more



Mushroom and Barley Soup

 Nothing tastes better then a hot bowl of soup on a cold day.  After playing in the snow, skiing or ice skating filling your belly with a hearty meal is fantastic.  My mother in law has been serving this delicious Mushroom Barley Soup for years.  Believe me, after one bowl, your family and friends will be asking for second helpings and the recipe.  We are happy to share her delicious creation with you, our wonderful supporters....more

Tricolore Pistou Soup

This colourful Italian-inspired soup would make an impressive entrée or main. ...more

Ceviche with Tilapia and Calamari

One of the healthiest things that you can eat is white fish. When I am trying to eat clean, I am always looking for great ways to change up my recipes. I also don’t want to hear how stinky the house is from my kids and husband after I cook fish in the oven. I love ceviche, so I decided I would give it a try. Ceviche is great because you can make it one day and eat it subsequently. It is so refreshing and there is basically nothing to feel guilty about. You can add a little olive oil to yours but I didn’t to save the calories....more

Recipe: Leek Potato Soup

 My husband has caught the flu and I wante...more

Full of Flavor Thai-Style Soup

I’m cold. Yesterday I couldn’t get the chill from my bones. My hands would not warm up. Are cold hands a circulation thing? I told someone who has the same cold hands issue that it was about circulation. Just speculation on my part. So why are my hands so cold sometimes?Right now it’s pretty frigid here in the Midwest. Yes I said frigid. OK enough of my whining....more

Smoky Chile Chili

Smoky Chile ChiliA thick robust chunky chili perfect for a cold day. The addition of several types of chile peppers gives this chili a complex flavor and a nice mellow warm heat. This recipe makes a big pot full so you’ll likely have plenty to freeze for a busy day. Click to view recipe: