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Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe

Filed in Real Food by on January 28, 2016 2 Comments
Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe

Chick peas + lentils + unusual spices = a belly-warming soup on a bone-chilling day. We wrap up National Soup Month with this unusual soup full of Middle Eastern and North African flavors. Serve it with flat breads for a hearty winter dinner. Save Print Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe Chick peas + lentils + […]

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Vegetarian or Vegan Chili Recipe

Filed in Real Food by on January 21, 2016 0 Comments
Vegetarian or Vegan Chili Recipe

Searching for an easy chili recipe? This is it! All you have to do is chop, stir and cook. National Soup Month January is National Soup Month for a reason. Have you noticed that it is cold out? What happened to our “much warmer than usual” El Niño weather prediction? Mother Nature may still be […]

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Tortellini Soup in a Jar

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on January 16, 2016 0 Comments
Tortellini Soup in a Jar

This Tortellini Soup Mix in a Jar makes a great gift anytime of the year. January is National Soup Month and we’ve been making soup and talking about soup all this month. Soup is a healthy, inexpensive meal idea that can usually be pulled together fairly quickly. But not all soups need to be made […]

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Miso Soup Recipe – National Soup Month

Filed in Real Food by on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
Miso Soup Recipe – National Soup Month

Want to know the absolutely easiest soup to make? It has to be miso. Making this soup is almost easier than opening a can! Sometimes we want a bowl of simple soup. A soup that will warm us but not overload our bellies. Miso soup is the answer. I turn to miso soup whenever I […]

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7 Steps to a Healthier Potato Soup

Filed in Real Food by on January 12, 2016 0 Comments
7 Steps to a Healthier Potato Soup

Even cream of potato soup can be a healthy dish. Follow these simple tips to make your recipe extra special. Potato soup is one of those dishes that sounds so healthy – until you look at the ingredients.  By the time you add cream, butter, and chicken broth a lowly potato has been turned  into […]

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Make Your Own Vegan Broth Powders

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on January 9, 2016 0 Comments
Make Your Own Vegan Broth Powders

Your quest to find a healthy, flavor-adding broth powder ends here. Plus, these powders work well for vegan and vegetarian dishes too. If you cook dinner at home on a regular basis sooner or later you will run into this problem – what to use for broth? I finally became disgusted with searching for just […]

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Homemade Vegetarian Chicken Noodle Soup – National Soup Month

Filed in Real Food by on January 7, 2016 0 Comments
Homemade Vegetarian Chicken Noodle Soup – National Soup Month

Yes, we vegetarians can still get the intense flavor and healthy benefits of chicken noodle soup; even without the chicken. It’s National Soup Month! Do you love soup? I certainly do. Making and eating soup has always been one of my great pleasures. Strangely not everyone feels the same. My husband used to be one […]

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Canning Homemade Soup

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Canning Homemade Soup

Is it possible to safely can homemade soup? It’s National Soup Month and we soup lovers are indulging in our favorite winter meal. But while we are busy slurping up bowls of steamy broth we may be asking ourselves, “can I can this?” According to the National Center for Home Food Preservation the answer is […]

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How to Dry Vegetables in the Oven

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on January 2, 2016 0 Comments
How to Dry Vegetables in the Oven

You don’t have to set up your food dehydrator to dry small amounts of veggies. Use the much more convenient oven! January  is National Soup Month. If you, like me, enjoy a good bowl of homemade soup, you may want to make some soup mixes ahead. Soups can be frozen or canned (I will post […]

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Cranberry Christmas Jam

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Cranberry Christmas Jam

Summer isn’t the only time of the year to make jam. This Christmas jam uses the best of autumn’s harvest – cranberries and apples. Do you love cranberries? I certainly do. The little red orbs make our mouths pucker from their tartness, but still we go back for more. Cranberries are a native North American […]

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