Lemon Ginger Chicken Soup with Brown Rice

I admit it. As committed as I am to the gym, the continued hot weather we’ve had lately has made even me question the dedication needed to leave the house. This weekend the temps are supposed plummet here in Texas, and I can’t wait. Colder weather means pumpkin spice but also warm soups for dinner. […]

Spicy Asian Soup

I love the speed and lack of effort involved in making soup. You can pretty much start with the basics of broth, veggies and spices and end up with some amazing creations like my Kitchen Sink Soup. I’ve also made Homemade Ramen before with success. This recipe is one that didn’t even start as a […]

White Turkey Chili

The other day The Kid and I went to the mall to kill some time. We wandered into Williams Sonoma which (surprise!) is one of my favorite stores. I rarely buy anything in there, but I do like to take advantage of their Nespresso demonstrations and gladly sit through a sales pitch to get my […]

Thai Butternut Squash Soup with Grilled Chicken

I’m on a mission lately to empty out my freezer and use up all those random ingredients I have lingering in there. Every time I open the freezer door, I’m amazed at what I find. I hate to throw food out so if I’m pretty sure I won’t use something before it goes bad, I […]

Chilled Carrot Miso Soup

Have you heard the news? Beans are the new cream. Seriously. Those innocent looking high fiber, low fat, low calorie beans are a wonderful cream substitute in a lot of recipes. They add a nice health punch to risotto, pesto, and even soups. Not only that but they keep the calories low and they’re just […]