Flu Fighter

The finished soup.

As everyone knows, it is flu season.  Many will go the traditional route and get a flu shot which is fine if that is what you prefer but I believe in the healing power of good food so I bucked the norm and chose not to get a flu shot for anyone…

Butternut Tomato Bisque

Garnish with fresh ground pepper and a dash of hot sauce. Shown here with Avocado Corn Muffins.

Butternut Tomato Bisque   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 90 mins Total time 1 hour 40 mins   You have to use all fresh ingredients to get the right taste. Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: Vegetarian Serves: 8 Ingredients 4 medium tomatoes chopped (approximately 5 cups) 2 cups cubed butternut squash…

Green Pea Soup with Mint

Green Pea Soup with Mint served with croutons

This is a great recipe for using dried peas and the taste is light and fresh. I adapted this from a book of Indian recipes. Green Pea Soup with Mint   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 30 mins   The frozen peas added at…

Curried Lentil Soup

Lentils are super healthy and lowfat

Lentil soup is a great winter meal. Lentils are a staple in India and they believe that eating them helps rid the body of fats.  Lentil soup can be made creamy like split pea or more liquid can be added to make it brothy. Shown here served with chopped cilantro and a…

Spicy Fish Chowder

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Spicy Fish Chowder   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 5 mins   You can control how spicy you like it. Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 filet of white fish cut in small chunks The Trio: diced medium onion, carrot and stalk of celery 1 Tbsp…