Health Begins in the Kitchen

Soups

Curry Soup

Curry Soup

As a worthwhile project this summer, I plan on creating lots of quick and easy recipes  that will make my life this fall a whole lot more enjoyable.  Why?  My daughter is going into grade three and I want to make her lunches so irresistible, […]

Creamy Carrot Ginger and Sweet Potato Soup

Creamy Carrot Ginger and Sweet Potato Soup

This nutritional take on the already healthy classic carrot ginger soup was a welcome change at my table.  Kids can appreciate the extra creaminess thanks to the sweet potatoes and as a parent you can get on board with the extra protein, vitamin Bs and […]

Creamy Kale and Chicken Soup (Vegan Option)

Creamy Kale and Chicken Soup (Vegan Option)

Soup is awesome…if it’s creamy then it’s stellar!  So why not take one of the healthiest veggies out there–KALE–and cream it up?  Add a little chicken or any other protein waiting to be paired with something exceptional and you’ve got a complete meal.  What’s so […]

Miso Mung Bean Cauliflower Soup

Miso Mung Bean Cauliflower Soup

One chilly day in early spring I challenged myself to create a warming, delicious and healthy soup recipe containing a few strange ingredients.  Miso Mung Bean Cauliflower Soup was the result.  Although most of the ingredients are not unique to soup-making, the miso and mung […]

Teriyaki Bok Choy Soup

Teriyaki Bok Choy Soup

I love Bok Choy…in theory.  It’s a cruciferous veggie so that means anti-cancerous components abound–what’s not to adore about that?  However, for my daughter, it’s not so easy to eat.  She says it gets caught in her throat and as a mom I’m not about […]

Creamy Roasted Beet and Garlic Soup

Creamy Roasted Beet and Garlic Soup

I’m a fan of color.  You can walk into my wardrobe and instantly you’ll know which side is mine.  Bright, vibrant hues of aquamarine, crimson, deep mustard, burgandy, fushia and even orange–all co-mingling in a cacophony of fashion.  On the other side, the ever-so boring […]