Peanut Butternut Soup

Recently, a friend was looking through my blog and commented, “You must really like peanut butter.” “Yup,” I replied. “How’d you guess?” “You have a lot of recipes with it.” “Yes, I do. In fact, the very first recipe I posted was with peanut butter,” I say as I recall several others including the Chunky…

Vegetarian Crock Pot Pea Soup

They say traveling is stressful. I disagree. I think airports are stressful. Sitting on a plane, trying to get comfortable, eating bland food, and finding ways to entertain yourself won’t induce anxiety (unless you are claustrophobic.) It’s the airports with their austere atmosphere, grim-faced personnel, and unintelligible voice over the loudspeaker. Here are the 12…

Asparagus Kale Quinoa Soup

I need to be honest here: Judging is not a bad thing. Before you begin writing hateful arguments in the comments, hear me out. Or read on, being that this is a written post and not oral… Most people associate “judging” with racial discrimination and stereotyping. They think of the snobby class queen, casting the…

Chinese Broccoli Soup

Broccoli is one of those foods you hate as a kid but love as an adult. If you were imaginative, your childish self would see this cruciferous vegetable as a tiny tree, and why would you want to eat a tree? You learned about saving the trees in first grade. Are Mom and Dad destroying the forest…

Italian Minestrone

You may have noticed a trend with my previous posts such as the 10-Minute Skillet Pizza and the Vegan Eggplant Lasagna. Perhaps you have become suspicious with my tendency to use a lot of garlic, basil, and oregano in my cooking. (Or you are new to my blog. If so. welcome!) Here’s why: I am Italian,…

Creamy Turmeric Lentil Soup

  Winter is synonymous with a lot of things like snow, ice, mittens, the holidays, and hot cocoa. Despite all of these cheery symbolisms, winter is a very dark time. Tis the season for vitamin D supplements since the sky is usually cloudy, and many people wake up for work or school before dawn and…

Zucchini Squash “Noodle” Soup

Have you ever bitten into a chocolate chip cookie only to discover it is filled with raisins? I’m sure we all have. That is the moment in our childhood where we taste betrayal, quite literally, for the first time. If you were like most children, you were a picky eater. If you still are… shame…