Archive for the 'Soup' Category

Zero Point Italian Vegetable Soup

Zero Point Italian V...

Zero Point Italian Vegetable Soup This is the time of year when it seems everyone is trying to shed a few pounds and we all need a go-to recipe to keep us on track. Well, this is the recipe for which you’ve been waiting! This is a hearty, thick soup that is full of nutritional...
Smokey Vegetable Soup

Smokey Vegetable Sou...

Smokey Vegetable Soup w/Grated Parmesan Years ago a friend and I used to take cooking classes together now and then. I remember that one focused on desserts that a cookbook author, Betty Rosbottom, taught. Another time we took a class that focused on soups. We really cherished our...
Building a Soup Pantry

Building a Soup Pant...

There’s something about a great bowl of soup that is so comforting! Soup, a nice hunk of bread and butter, and a tossed salad or fruit and a great meal is born. So what prevents us from making it more often? I’m convinced that half the battle is having the ingredients...
Crockpot Pork Stew

Crockpot Pork Stew...

Stew ready to eat! I’d never really thought about having any other kind of stew besides beef until I ran across this recipe in the Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly Cookbook by Phyllis Pellman Good. This stew features pork and in addition to the regular items like carrots, potatoes,...
Chipotle Chili

Chipotle Chili...

Chipotle Chili I like a nice thick, spicy chili that can easily be fixed after I get home from work and tastes great. This recipe fits the bill with the ground chipotle pepper giving it a smoky, flavorful heat. Ingredients 1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey 1 medium onion, diced 1 –...
Italian Sausage Potato Soup

Italian Sausage Pota...

Italian Sausage Potato Soup This soup is my replication of the Zuppa Toscana soup from Olive Garden restaurant. I love the flavor the Italian sausage adds to the mixture of spinach and potatoes in this lightly creamy soup. For additional zip I add some crushed red pepper and to lower...
Stuffed Pepper Crockpot Soup

Stuffed Pepper Crock...

Stuffed Pepper Crockpot Soup When on a trip to Florida last year, I ate in a deli where I tried their “Stuffed Pepper Soup.” It was delicious and did taste just like I remembered stuffed peppers tasting which I loved growing up. I decided to try to replicate it in a recipe...
Crockpot Southwestern Chicken Corn Chowder

Crockpot Southwester...

Southwestern Chicken Corn Chowder This is one of my husband’s favorite soups. It’s really easy to make, especially if you use already grilled chicken strips or rotisserie chicken. I like this soup with bran muffins and fruit salad. Double the recipe if you want to use...
Creamy Potato Kielbasa Soup

Creamy Potato Kielba...

Ingredients This is one of my favorite creamy soup recipes and it’s actually low-fat! The secret is to cook some of the potatoes and blend them into the chicken broth so they serve as a natural thickener. Then instead of adding heavy cream or half & half to the broth, I...
Lemon Chicken Soup with Spinach and Dill

Lemon Chicken Soup w...

Lemon Chicken Soup with Spinach and Dill With the cool weather arriving here in the midwest, this recipe provides a tasty twist on your basic comfort food – chicken soup! My first taste of this soup took me back to my childhood and a Greek restaurant my family used to frequent....