Soup

Light Baked Potato Soup Recipe with Kerrygold Reduced Fat Dubliner

Light Baked Potato Soup Recipe with Kerrygold Reduced Fat Dubliner

I am finally able to start working a little bit of dairy back into my diet, a full year after having to stop eating dairy while breastfeeding. I still need to do small amounts (like a little milk in my tea, or one serving of […]

Dairy Free Sausage Leek and Potato Soup Recipe

Dairy Free Sausage Leek and Potato Soup Recipe

When I was pregnant with Corban, I kept dreaming about eating this soup. It was nothing I’d ever had before, simply the creation of a pregnant brain, recharging for a couple hours before waking me up for one of many middle of the night snacks […]

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe with Homemade Chicken Stock

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe with Homemade Chicken Stock

When trying to stretch your food budget, it’s a good idea to look at cultures that have been doing so with excellence for thousands of years.  The Chinese know the art of nose to tail eating, or using every part of an animal.  While some […]

Asian Mushroom Soup Recipe

Asian Mushroom Soup Recipe

Last October, Eric and I had the wonderful opportunity to stay at the Grand Velas resort in Puerto Vallarta.  We took hundreds of pictures and hours of video footage and then I was brought to tears when they were all lost.  While I can’t recreate […]

Homemade Seafood Stock Recipe (using seafood shells)

Homemade Seafood Stock Recipe (using seafood shells)

This month, Eric and I have cut our food budget in half to try and save more of the rent we get from our exchange students.  I have to admit that I’ve been slacking a bit in the food budgeting due to the excuse of […]

Roasted Zucchini and Fennel Soup Recipe

Roasted Zucchini and Fennel Soup Recipe

After my first experience with fennel a couple years ago, I’ve become a bit obsessed.  Fennel is in season year round (check out what food is in season when!) but I seem to always use it as a transition vegetable.  I love to work it […]

Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe (Vegan!)

Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe (Vegan!)

It’s raining again.  That’s typical for spring in the Pacific Northwest.  We really have two seasons, rainy and summer.  I’m so anxious for my vegetables to grow and it’s tough to be patient.  I’m surviving off of frozen and canned vegetables, (with the occasional tiny […]

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Every time I cook with asparagus, I fret over those woody ends that I’ve always been taught are good for nothing but the compost pile.  While I can add them to my freezer bag of vegetable scraps to make stock, I felt like there had […]