Chicken, Almond & Sweet Potato Soup Step-by-Step (with a vegan alternative)

Posted on May 31, 2014 in Soups & Stews | 0 comments

Chicken, Almond & Sweet Potato Soup Step-by-Step (with a vegan alternative)

Here's an easy soup, with a very unique blend of flavors: the sweet of the sweet potatoes, the "bite" of the fresh ginger, the creaminess from the ground almonds...there's the healthy addition of dark green leafy veggies. Yum!

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A warm bowl of Pasta and Ceci on a rainy, cold night

Posted on Oct 30, 2012 in Soups & Stews, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

A warm bowl of Pasta and Ceci on a rainy, cold night

I love this soup. It's healthy, tasty, satisfying and inexpensive. A few Parmesan cheese cubes hidden in each bowl add a unexpected morsel of yumminess!

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First Course Dishes for Our Italian Easter Feast 2012

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in Holidays, Soups & Stews | 0 comments

First Course Dishes for Our Italian Easter Feast 2012

In my Italian Easter Feast Menu, I have two options for a first course. In my introduction to this Easter menu, I mentioned that Italians enjoy eating their meal in courses, not because they eat so much”“each serving is generally small”“but because they like to appreciate the tastes and textures of each dish. So choose which of these two first courses suits you–or offer small servings of each… The Rainbow Soups…ideal for spring…or Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna...a delicious,...

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Barley-Lentil Stew Step-by-Step

Posted on Jan 7, 2012 in Soups & Stews, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

Barley-Lentil Stew Step-by-Step

Adapted from More with Less Cookbook, this wonderful meatless stew is hearty and healthy. Not only do barley and lentils make a complete protein, but they are inexpensive to buy. I've made it millions of times, well, maybe hundreds of times.

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White Chicken Chili Step-by-Step

Posted on Dec 12, 2011 in Soups & Stews, Step-by-step Cooking | 0 comments

White Chicken Chili Step-by-Step

A lighter version of an old favorite—Chili Con Carne. Make it hot--or not. You can control how spicy you make it by adding more green chilis, or whatever hot peppers you have available.

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Mulligatawny Soup Step-by-Step

Posted on Dec 6, 2011 in Soups & Stews, Step-by-step Cooking | 2 comments

Mulligatawny Soup Step-by-Step

This unusual soup originated in India where the word “mulligatawny” means “pepper water”. The curry powder gives it a unique flavor and the chopped apples offer a bit of sweetness. This is one of my favorite supper meals in the winter--full bodied but not too heavy.

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