Gnocchi & Chicken Vegetable Soup

Gnocchi is an Italian dumpling made from potatoes. They are small, deliciously light, and tender. They go with just about any sauce. Favorite flavors among many who enjoy eating this Italian dumpling includes Basil pesto, spinach and cheese. A dish of Gnocchi is usually eaten as a first course, but can also serve as a […]

How To Fix An Over-Salted Soup

Salt is considered the most common ingredient in the culinary world. For thousands of years, salt has been used to preserve food and to improve its taste. As a seasoning, salt helps to bring out the natural flavors in food. It helps to make bland foods palatable. In small amounts salt can intensify sweetness and […]

Red Kale Cannellini Beans and Chorizo Soup

When the suns behind the winter clouds and not able to warm your skin, the next best thing is Red Kale Cannellini Beans and Chorizo Soup. The cannellini beans or white beans are also known as white Italian kidney beans. The skin of the white kidney beans are much thinner and more delicate than their red cousins. White beans […]

South Of The Border Chicken Tortilla Soup

Tortillas are used faithfully in Mexican cuisine as bread is used in the United States. There are corn tortillas and flour tortillas, which are mostly consumed in Northern Mexico. Tortillas are a main food staple eaten daily in all Mexican households. Just as you would walk to the corner store for a gallon of milk, […]

Southwestern Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

Anthocyanins are plant pigments widespread in nature. They play relevant roles in plant propagation and ecophysiology and plant defense mechanisms and are responsible for the color of fruits and vegetables (Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry). Being the antioxidant chemical that it is, anthocyanins help to fight free radicals in the body, and is an anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and anti-cancer […]

Moroccan Three Bean and Kale Soup

Maybe we are being to fancy with naming the recipe. The idea did start with our visit to My Yellow Farmhouse, no not my farmhouse but Cecile’s yellow farmhouse. Well actually her blog ( My Yellow Farmhouse). She has a wonderful soup recipe, “Slightly-Spicy Three Bean, Tomato and Kale Soup.” We had some kale on hand, […]

Curried Apple Pumpkin Soup

  We found this recipe Curried Apple Pumpkin Soup, in the October 2012 issue of Prevention. This soup is a gluten-free and vegan food. Pumpkin is full of cancer fighting properties, which includes beta-carotene (read more here: Pumpkins Ability to Fight Cancer). For better absorption of this phytonutrient, pair it with a healthy fat, which we did using coconut […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This soup is quick to prepare, very flavorful, and fills the tummy! It’s served with warm toasted yellow corn tortillas. Mexican Tortilla Soup is spicy and will warm you on a cold winter day or any time of the year. This is a basic chicken soup dish, but taken to the next level here at […]