Thai Seafood Vegetable Stew

Thai Seafood Stew
Seafood is my protein of choice.  Anyone with me? I could eat it everyday, so while the temperatures are dropping to single digits, I created this fabulous warming Thai Seafood Vegetable Stew.  It goes perfectly well on a cold winter night with a salad and crusty bread for the bread eaters in your clan. Before we get cooking, I want ... Read More

Wellness Soup

Wellness Soup
We got away to Maui-land for some rest & relaxation.  It was lovely.  We had a zip lining adventure that was oh. so. fun.   Watched gorgeous sunsets, swimming turtles and humpback whales. With a Farmers Market within walking distance from where we stayed, we enjoyed lots of fresh food right on our Lanai. But we also enjoyed some of Maui's ... Read More

Homemade Turkey Stock

Homemade Turkey Stock
We skipped town to celebrate Thanksgiving Nashville style and to hang out with this sweet grand-daughter. Knowing I was hosting a homemade soup and bread Christmas party for our church staff and board on our return home, I roasted a turkey just so I could make homemade stock for this Spinach Tortellini and Turkey Soup.  After enjoying roasted turkey for ... Read More

Cooking Class : Seasonal Soups and Quick Breads

During the hot summer months I can’t even imagine enjoying a steaming bowl of soup, but the weather is quickly changing and a bowl of hearty soup sounds really good again. In a comfortable home setting, this class is designed to equip guests with practical skills, nutritional and product information that encourage the transition away from processed food products and … Read More

Crock Pot Meals : Navy Bean Soup with Ham and Rosemary

Navy Bean Soup with Ham and Rosemary

Spring wet and cold weather returned with a vengeance this week, after a good tease of 85 degree temps. A hearty soup with chunks of tender meat was sounding really good. Rummaging through my pantry I found 1 cup of dry organic navy beans leftover from the 5 pound bag I bought last fall. With those as my starting point, … Read More

Stock Up for Homemade Soup

Homemade Soup

It’s the ideal meal in a bowl.  Whip some up with the Simple Artisan Herb Bread  ( November 17, 2012 post) or Chapati’s (July 26, 2011 post), for a simple hearty winter meal.  Why not since we’re settled in for a long winter and temperatures are dipping down below 20 degrees F.? Here is what I stock up on to stir up a pot of soup on … Read More

Product Review : Rapunzel Vegetable Broth

Rapunzel Vegetable Broth

It’s a chilly winter here in the northwest.  Homemade soup finds its way to our table for lunch and dinner and sometimes even for breakfast.  If you prefer a plant-based diet this Rapunzel Vegetable Broth is one of my favorites to have on hand for adding flavor to soups, stews, vegetables and to add to the water while cooking quinoa, rice and other whole grains.  It’s made … Read More