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Summer Minestrone Soup Recipe

Summer Minestrone Soup in 15

Summer Minestrone Soup Recipe

Today’s Summer Minestrone Soup recipe is fresh, bright and hearty. It’s secret ingredient makes it taste like it simmered for hours but it’s actually ready in under 15 minutes.


Homemade Black Bean Soup in 15 Minutes

Black bean soup

This Homemade Black Bean Soup is ready in under 15 minutes. Is it possible? Yes! Find out how to make this quick, hearty and flavorful soup so quickly.


Green Pea Soup Recipe with Olive Oil and Basil

Green Pea Soup Recipe with Basil and Parmesan

A green pea soup recipe that’s ready in under 15 minutes. Delicious and flavorful with freshness from basil and lemon and richness from olive oil and parmesan.


Roasted Bell Pepper Slow Cooker Soup with Goat Cheese & Chive Toasts #PepperParty

Roasted Bell Pepper Slow Cooker Soup with Goat Cheese and Chive Toasts #PepperParty #recipe #soup #appetizers #slowcooker

For this slow cooker soup bell peppers are roasted in the slow cooker before being puréed with tomatoes. The goat cheese and chive toasts float prettily on top of the soup.


Hearty Vegetarian Stew with Marsala and Cream Cheese

Hearty Vegetarian Stew in Popover Bowls by @cookthestory

This is a quick, easy and hearty vegetarian stew that’s perfect for Meatless Monday. It’s made with mushrooms, carrots, thyme, marsala and a touch of cream cheese, all served in a bowl-shaped popover.


Spiced Homemade Tomato Soup w/ Lime Cream

This is a bowl of homemade tomato soup. It has been spiced with garam masala, an Indian spic blend. As a garnish there is a drizzle of lime zested yogurt cream.

Homemade tomato soup! So easy to make. So fun to play with different flavors. This version has Indian spices and a tangily fresh lime zest and yogurt cream. It’s a little bit different from straight up tomato soup. Maybe even better.


Garlicky Manchego Toast on Bean Soup

13 Bean Soup Recipe with Garlic Manchego Toast Broiled on Top, Broiled Soup, Baked Soup, Cheese Soup

Beans! They’re hearty. They’re meaty. They make my tummy happy. When Bob’s Red Mill asked me to come up with a bean recipe for their October Soup Mix Celebration I was beyond excited to get cooking. The bean soup recipe I’ve developed is wholesome enough for a weeknight but special


Tales Of A Leftover Chicken: Staying Off My Feet & Simply Silky Squash Soup

On Monday we had a bit of a scare. I started having contractions, painless at first, then a little pain. When they became regularly spaced at 4 minutes apart we jumped into the car and headed for the hospital. I’m only 32 weeks pregnant so we were seriously hoping that the baby was not coming […]


Corn and Chipotle Soup Might Help. Will You Make Me Some?

He jogs up the field, a zig, a zag, oops a tumble but then he’s up again and in position. The ball streaks toward his outstretched hands as the crowd goes nuts. Yes! He caught it! A proud parent jumps up and claps. Not me. I was not the proud parent at the Y’s Itty […]


Tales of a Leftover Chicken Episode I: Soup to Feel Better About the News

I haven’t been feeling great lately. I have bronchitis. Worse. yesterday morning I woke up to disappointing news from my home country. I’m not going to get into the details here because: it’s way too upsetting and I don’t want to ruin your day; it’s very political – I’ll wait until we know each other […]

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