Chicken and Rice Soup! Reinvented!

This classic, good-for-the-soul dish is something that brings almost everyone I know back to cozy childhood memories. I reinvented it to suit my ever yearning palate and to keep it healthful and simple to make. The classic takes time to cook because of the bone-in chicken that’s used…..this is ready much sooner, which is always … More Chicken and Rice Soup! Reinvented!


Italian Chicken Meatball Soup

๐Ÿ—For the Chicken Meatballs: ๐Ÿ‘‰1lb ground chicken ๐Ÿ‘‰1 small onion, minced ๐Ÿ‘‰2 cloves garlic, minced ๐Ÿ‘‰1 egg white ๐Ÿ‘‰handful parsley, finely chopped ๐Ÿ‘‰salt and pepper, to taste ๐Ÿ‘‰1 teaspoon paprika Instructions: Combine it all in a bowl (mix well!!!) and drop spoonfuls onto a large pan that’s been sprayed with Pam Roast for 20 minutes … More Italian Chicken Meatball Soup

๐Ÿ„Spicy Mushroom-Barley-Quinoa Soup with herbs and lemon๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‹

Ingredients ๐Ÿƒ1 large yellow onion, diced ๐Ÿƒ2 large (jumbo) carrots OR 5 regular carrots, diced ๐Ÿƒ3 stalks celery, sliced ๐Ÿƒ1 8oz package cremini mushrooms (aka baby Bella mushrooms) sliced ๐Ÿƒ4 large cloves garlic, minced ๐Ÿƒ1 bunch cilantro, chopped ๐Ÿƒjuice and zest of 1 lemon ๐Ÿƒ2 quarts water ๐Ÿƒ1/2 cup barley (leave this out if it’s … More ๐Ÿ„Spicy Mushroom-Barley-Quinoa Soup with herbs and lemon๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‹

French Onion Soup

๐Ÿ‘จFrench Onion Soup #oui Ingredients: ๐Ÿ‘‰2 tablespoons olive oil ๐Ÿ‘‰6 large Yellow onions, sliced ๐Ÿ‘‰dash of sugar ๐Ÿ‘‰3 cloves garlic, minced ๐Ÿ‘‰1 tablespoon fresh thyme OR 1 teaspoon dried ๐Ÿ‘‰1/2 cup dry white wine ๐Ÿ‘‰6 cups low sodium beef broth ๐Ÿ‘‰1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ๐Ÿ‘‰Salt + Pepper, to taste ๐Ÿ‘‰Slices of bread of choice ๐Ÿ‘‰1/4 … More French Onion Soup

Winter in Spring Minestrone Soup

๐ŸตWinter in Spring Minestrone Soup๐Ÿต Ingredients: ๐Ÿ‘‰1 large onion, diced ๐Ÿ‘‰4 carrots, diced ๐Ÿ‘‰2 stalks celery, sliced ๐Ÿ‘‰2 cloves garlic, minced ๐Ÿ‘‰1 knob celery root, peeled and diced ๐Ÿ‘‰1 cup brown lentils, uncooked ๐Ÿ‘‰1 can canellini beans, drained and rinsed ๐Ÿ‘‰1/3 cup dry red wine ๐Ÿ‘‰1/4 cup tomato paste ๐Ÿ‘‰2 cups fresh spinach leaves ๐Ÿ‘‰1 … More Winter in Spring Minestrone Soup

Yemenite Soup

๐ŸตBring 1lb of Beef Stew chunks to a boil on a pot filled with water (enough to cover the meat) and seasoned lightly with salt, pepper, and Hawayaj – Reduce to simmer 2 hours ๐ŸตAfter 2 hours have passed, discard all but 1/2 cup of the liquid and drain the meat – set aside ๐ŸตSautee … More Yemenite Soup

Fava Bean and Lentil Stew

๐ŸตFava Bean & Lentil Herb StewAdd to a pot and sautee’ in the following order: ๐Ÿ’1 onion, diced ๐Ÿ’3 cloves garlic, minced ๐Ÿ’2 ribs celery, sliced ๐Ÿ’1 cup red lentils, rinsed ๐Ÿ’2 cups fresh Fava beans, shelled and rinsed ๐Ÿ’handful parsley, chopped ๐Ÿ’handful cilantro, chopped ๐Ÿ’handful dill, chopped ๐Ÿ’2 cups low sodium broth ๐Ÿ’4 cups … More Fava Bean and Lentil Stew