soup & stew

Healthier (Deconstructed) Broccoli Cheese Soup

February 28, 2014
Healthier (Deconstructed) Broccoli Cheese Soup

A healthier take on traditional Broccoli Cheese Soup pairs Creamy Roasted Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Crisps. In my sophomore year of college I had a minor obsession with Broccoli Cheese Soup.  It was rich & creamy, loaded with cheddar and studded with small broccoli florets.  Even though this soup was super cheesy, I felt the […]

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Minestrone Soup

January 10, 2014
Minestrone Soup

There are some terms for which I will never understand the meaning.  Like, polar vortex, for example.  I’m convinced this term was created solely for social media purposes. I’m taking it to mean time I should be spending wrapped in a warm blanket, sitting in front of the fireplace, eating bowl after bowl of steaming […]

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Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

November 29, 2013
Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

Vegetarian Black Bean Soup is a healthy, hearty and easy to make meal that will keep you warmed up all winter. If you haven’t done it already, there’s still one more day to enter the Williams-Sonoma Gift Card Giveaway!  Don’t miss out!! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Has your food coma worn […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash {Spiderweb} Soup

October 14, 2013
{Spiderweb} Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Make this Roasted Butternut Squash {Spiderweb} Soup for a spooky Halloween lunch or dinner. Confession….I started cultivating my Pinterest Halloween board way back in August.  You know, the time when everyone was still thinking about fruity summer cocktails, popsicles and grilling.  I  had a little down time and thought I’d get the ball rolling with a […]

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Freekeh Soup with Sweet Potato and Kale

September 18, 2013
Freekeh Soup with Sweet Potato and Kale

Warm up this fall with a big bowl of {Vegan} Freekeh Soup with Sweet Potato and Kale. Last week I introduced you to the “new” ancient grain freekeh (free-kah), and shared my recipe for Freekeh Risotto with Mushrooms.  Instead of using arborio rice, I used wholegrain freekeh for a heartier version of one of my favorite […]

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Quick and Easy Vegetarian Chili

February 22, 2013
Quick and Easy Vegetarian Chili

I don’t know about you, but I’m more than ready for the cold winter weather to end!  I’ve had enough, I fold.  Althoughhhh, it’ll be a sad day when I move my furry boots to the back of the closet.  And, I will miss my thick, cozy sweaters and my new wool hat.  Most of […]

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Spiced Red Lentil Soup

January 29, 2013
Spiced Red Lentil Soup

I’ve had lentil soup on my mind for quite a while.  It’s been at least a few weeks since I’ve made soup, and even longer since I’ve cooked with lentils.  But, last weekend, as the temperatures in New York dipped into the teens (brrr…much too cold for my liking), it seemed like the perfect time to […]

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Kale and White Bean Soup

January 2, 2013
Kale & White Bean Soup

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday and a fantastic time closing out last year! I spent the last week of 2012 in one of my most favorite places – Northern California. I swear, I fall more in love with it every time I visit. Don’t get me wrong, I’m beyond happy […]

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Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup

November 10, 2012
Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup

A couple weeks ago my friends over at Greatist mentioned they were planning a fun feature for National Chicken Soup Day (it’s this coming Monday), and asked me if I’d like to play along and contribute a recipe.  Ummm…yes, of course!   It only took me a fraction of a millisecond to tell them I […]

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Venison Bourguignon

November 9, 2012
Venison Bourguignon

Happy Friday!!  First things first today.  In case you aren’t already in the know, Instagram now has a web presence!  I’m pumped!!  Are you following me on Instagram? When I think of bourguignon, the first thing that comes to mind (what will forever be the first thing to come to my mind) is my culinary school midterm.  Eeekk, […]

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