Soups & Stews

Roasted Butternut Squash Sweet Potato Soup

Smooth and creamy roasted butternut squash sweet potato soup is the perfect way to start your Thanksgiving meal!     Pin the Recipe With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it was time to update the photos and recipe for my favorite fall and winter soup. This roasted butternut squash sweet potato soup came about six years ago when I received winter squash…

Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho with Scallion-Cilantro Relish

Enjoy the best flavors of summer by the spoonful with this Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho, a sweet and savory twist on the classic summer soup. | Pin this Recipe One of my daughters is a self-declared “soup girl” and I’m with her 100 percent. I could eat soup all year round, even on the hottest days of summer, but most people…

Tomato White Bean Soup with Kale Pesto

Warm up this fall and winter with a bowl of tomato white bean soup topped off with a dollop of kale pesto. Serve with a hunk of crusty bread for dipping. | Pin the Recipe Even though I grew up and still live in the northeast, I’m not the biggest fan of cold weather. The only thing I like about the…

Late Summer Vegetable Soup {Recipe}

Use the last of summer’s bounty of zucchini, tomatoes, and corn  to make this hearty vegetable soup brimming with flavor and nutrition.  I was compensated for writing the original article, “Summer Squash,” and developing the recipe found in the September 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions…

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! | Pin the Recipe My accommodations and lunch at the Mushroom Council farm tour June 2015 were paid for, but I was not compensated for this post. As always, all opinions are my own.  Mushrooms are one…

Three-Bean Vegetarian Chili

Pin the Recipe This gluten-free and dairy-free three-bean vegetarian chili will warm you up and nourish you from the inside out throughout the cold days of winter! When the temps are in the 30s or below, soups, stews, and chilis are what I crave and this Three-Bean Vegetarian chili is one of my favorite winter recipes to cook up for my family. It’s…

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Chili

Warm up this winter with a bowl of hearty vegetable lentil chili that’s brimming with flavor and nutrition.  I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the November 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. Chili is…

Classic Chicken Soup

| Pin this Recipe A family favorite, classic chicken soup is soothing and delicious. Perfect to start any Jewish holiday meal or to cure a cold.  With the start of fall comes the Jewish holidays Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), and Sukkot (one of the three pilgrimage festivals). In my family, as in many…

Creamy Parsnip Pear Soup with Cranberry Coulis

Parsnip pear soup is sweet and savory, creamy without the cream, and a nutritious and delicious addition to a fall or winter meal. Garnish with tart cranberry coulis for a pop of color and festivity. Pin The Recipe I love soup. I eat soup all year round, even on 90 degree days during the summer. And I’m not just talking…

Corn Tortilla Soup with Black Beans {Recipe ReDux}

Quick, flavorful and filling, this Corn Tortilla Soup will warm you up on a cold night this winter. And it brings back fond memories for me.  With Thanksgiving only a few days away from the reveal of this month’s Recipe ReDux, the founders of The Recipe ReDux chose a theme related to gratitude. A Food Memory For Which You Are…

Nutritious and Delicious Sweet Potato Recipe Roundup

Used in soups, stews, casseroles, and pies, the sweet and savory sweet potato is a star on the Thanksgiving table. Give one of these nutritious and delicious sweet potato recipes a try!  With Thanksgiving only a week away, Sweet Potato Awareness Month couldn’t come at a better time! Most everyone I know has at least one sweet potato dish on…