Homemade Chicken Soup (hibernating recipes)

What’s not to love about chicken soup? Homemade chicken soup that is, not out of a can. It’s light, satisfying, heart warming and a remedy for colds and flu. If you’re home over the weekend, think about making homemade soup. It’s so simple. Gather the ingredients for the broth. I used a whole chicken, carrots,…

Moroccan Lentil Stew

Once cold weather arrives, soups and stews are on my weekly menu. I was looking through some old recipes and found this delicious vegetarian stew, seasoned with cumin, coriander and garlic. It will definitely be added to my winter line-up. This stew is thick and rich, full of warm, fragrant spices with a heartiness that…

Hearty and Healthy Vegetable Soup

I’ve been posting several soups and stews because I find myself cooking these warm, one-pot dishes this time of the year. They are are easy, nutrient-packed, and just what you want on a  cold winter day. Don’t be discouraged by the lengthy list of ingredients. When I make vegetable soup, I like to throw in…

Ham Bone Broth and Bean Soup

With a leftover ham bone (from a ham my husband made on his famous Big Green Egg), I made a delicious broth with carrots, onion, and celery.  Added bay leaves, garlic and thyme.  Bone broth is all the rage but our moms and grandmothers have been making bone broth for soup for decades.  You can…