Soups

CHILLED AVOCADO SOUP WITH GRILLED SPICY SHRIMP

CHILLED AVOCADO SOUP WITH GRILLED SPICY SHRIMP

 Avocados are incredibly nutritious and supported by scientific research. They contain more potassium than bananas, loaded with heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids and fiber. Avocados help lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels and are loaded with powerful...

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CHILLED SWEET SUMMER  CORN SOUP,  NO CREAM!

CHILLED SWEET SUMMER CORN SOUP, NO CREAM!

  CREAMY CORN SOUP, NO CREAM Fresh corn on the cob and summer peaches are two of my favorite foods in the whole world. I make all kinds of dishes using corn. I put kernels of fresh corn in salads, pasta, soups, cornbread, salsa, and eat a lot of corn on the cob...

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THAI COCONUT LIME CHICKEN SOUP!

THAI COCONUT LIME CHICKEN SOUP!

THAI COCONUT LIME CHICKEN SOUP! I love the full-bodied deep rich chicken flavor the bones from a roasted chicken gives a stock. You can use it for many dishes including gravies, braising liquid, risotto, quinoa, pasta and even to boil potatoes. Those beneficial...

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WELCOME FALL!

WELCOME FALL!

BRINGING IN THE FALL SEASON WITH HEALTHY DELICIOUS, SATISFYING MEALS, STARTING WITH PUMPKIN SOUP! It’s time to usher in the fall and I get so excited when I start to see pumpkins and pomegranates everywhere I go shopping for food. It signals the start of the holidays,...

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PASTA FAGOLI!

PASTA FAGOLI!

FROM "FOOD FOR THOUGHT" Beans are “heart healthy” and contain an abundance of soluble fiber, which can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. They are loaded with nutrients our bodies crave, such as vitamin B, calcium, potassium, and folate. They are also low in...

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ENGLISH GARDEN SPRING PEA SOUP!

ENGLISH GARDEN SPRING PEA SOUP!

CHILLED ENGLISH PEA SOUP! Who knew that this teeny tiny little green orb is considered one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Green peas are filled with most of the daily nutrients the body requires on a daily basis to stay healthy. They are a rich source of...

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 ENGLISH GARDEN SPRING PEA SOUP

 ENGLISH GARDEN SPRING PEA SOUP

I was always taught eating anything “green” was super good for you. When I was a kid I “HATED IT”! I remember the time I had to sit at the dinner table until ALL of the soggy spears of asparagus on my plate were eaten before I could be excused. It was the 50’s and at...

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Sad Veggies :(

Sad Veggies 🙁

I was rummaging through my refrigerator the other morning for something to eat for breakfast. I decided I would make an egg-white omelet from the eggs that I purchased at the open market. I opened the bins to find veggies to put inside my omelet only to discover that...

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KICK-BUTT SUPER BOWL CHILI!

KICK-BUTT SUPER BOWL CHILI!

SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!!!!!  What's better then serving up a hearty bowl of chili to go with a great game of football? In this case I do mean hearty as this version is heart healthy! Have fun and enjoy the game! Should be a good one!!!!  8 to 10 servings CHILI 4...

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Tuscan Bread Soup

Tuscan Bread Soup

A satisfying bowl of comfort, tomatoes in a savory soup! Tomatoes contain an antioxidant called lycopene which is responsible for their red color. Lycopene improves heart health by lowering blood pressure, which helps prevent coronary heart disease, fights toxins in...

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