Ditch the can…go homemade!

CREAMY TOMATO SOUP Most supermarket tomato soups contain quite a bit of sugar and lots of sodium. This one is homemade and so good. You could leave it chunky or puree it…use fresh, diced tomatoes or the canned. Either way it’s great. A grilled cheese on whole grain bread for the family and there ya…

Need a vacation but can’t leave town?!

CARIBBEAN SWEET POTATO & SAUSAGE SOUP A gorgeous-colored soup that combines vegetables and turkey sausage with the flavors of the islands! Full of complex carbs, this hearty soup will become a favorite. Fix a pot of fragrant brown rice to ladle it over, if you wish, and a fresh green salad. ~~~~   2 tablespoons…

Sí, señor! Sopa tacos!

LINDA’S FAMOUS TACO SOUP This is easily my most popular recipe!  (REVISED: Well, it used to be!!  The Quinoa Burgers and the Broccoli-Quinoa Casserole have FAR surpassed this one.  But it is still fab!) It’s quick, can be altered to fit whatever you have in your pantry at the moment…can be made vegetarian, garnished with anything,…

A little crabby? This should help…

TOMATO-CRAB BISQUE One is good…more is better.  At least when it comes to variations of tomato soup! This one has the addition of sweet crab, but leaving it out, or adding something else instead would be fine.   Team this up with a Caesar salad and some breadsticks for the family to dip. Makes a…

Okay….YUM!

TORTILLA SOUP This one is spicy with a hint of tangy lime…full of gorgeous veggies and moist chicken. I added to the traditional flavor black beans to up the protein and fiber.   Top with sour cream, crushed blue corn chips for the crunch, Jack cheese, avocados…whatever your little heart desires. ~~~~   . 1…

Bowl o’….white?!

WHITE CHICKEN CHILI Absolutely! This is one of my most requested recipes – it’s as spicy as you want it and full of protein-packed chicken and fiber-ful beans.  So good with a big salad and a slab of whole-grain cornbread.  For a vegetarian version:  Use vegetable broth and chopped Morningstar grilled chicken patties or meal-starter chicken…

Beautiful Black Beans

Thick and spicy, this soup could almost be called a stew; crammed full of beans and the nutritious complex carbs and protein goodness that comes with them! This is a soft/solid stage food…or whiz it in the blender for the pureed stage. For your family provide hearty corn chips to dip and serve alongside a…