Middle Eastern Inspired Pureed Vegetable Soup Recipe

One of the things I love most about the chilly weather is that it inspires me to make homemade soup.  I love tossing ingredients into a pot and letting them simmer away, infusing the entire kitchen with warm, delicious smells.  This pureed vegetable soup recipe is loaded with healthy vegetables and made creamy with the addition of coconut milk.  Adding harissa paste at the end gives it a bold, Middle Eastern flavor that is absolutely delicious.  Got Extra Veggies? Turn Them Into Pureed Soup! Homemade soup is a … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Egg Drop Soup Recipe

This easy egg drop soup recipe has been sponsored by Eggland's Best Eggs but all opinions expressed here are my own.I have a serious weak spot when it comes to Chinese food. I have my local delivery place on speed dial for those days when I am in a hurry or just really craving fried rice. Sometimes I make it from scratch at home like this easy egg drop soup recipe or my Teriyaki Glazed Pork Belly Recipe. This homemade egg drop soup takes about 15 minutes to make. Most of that time is spent waiting for your stock to come to a boil. Once it … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Soup for a Healthy Family Dinner

With the cool weather finally on its way, its time for you to learn how to make homemade soup. Do you buy it in cans? Or the new and trendy boxed soups? Well, I do that occasionally, too, but if you make homemade soup, you can rest assured that you are providing a healthy family dinner with simple ingredients that YOU get to control. Sure, you may choose to load it with cheese and cream like my homemade broccoli soup but you know what ISN'T in there? Preservatives, artificial colors, and a huge amount of salt! Natural ingredients are best … [Read more...]

Fresh Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

This weekend I went to our local farmer's market and was surprised to find a local farmer still offering fresh broccoli. He said this was his last batch until fall since the weather has been so warm already. I grabbed a pound of it and came home to make this fresh broccoli cheese soup recipe. Broccoli and cheddar go brilliantly together and this is an easy one pot meal that is nice and filling. It's a great addition to your Meatless Monday recipe lineup as well! Doesn't it look heavenly?This post contains affiliate links. If you make a … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Tomato Soup Recipe with Grilled Cheese Croutons

This easy homemade tomato soup recipe topped with grilled cheese croutons is the perfect comfort food for a cold, winter day. This post has been sponsored but all opinions are my own.When I was asked to create my favorite comfort food recipe for a project with Cabot cheese, I knew I wanted to make some type of grilled cheese sandwich...all warm and gooey! Of course, you can't have a grilled cheese sandwich without a tasty bowl of tomato soup. The two just go together like peanut butter and jelly, right? When I was young, my soup came from a … [Read more...]

Bone Broth: Health Benefits and How to Make it

If you always have your eye on the latest health trends, no doubt you have come across a discussion about bone broth. This morning there was a segment on the Today Show all about the health benefits of bone broth and how to make it. I was surprised because I have been making bone broth ever since I can remember...really it is just a fancy word for homemade stock made with the bones of an animal. I used to work with an Asian woman who drank bone broth for her entire pregnancy. Apparently this was encouraged for the health of both mother and … [Read more...]

Chilled Pear and Ginger Soup Recipe and a Fall Soup Roundup

This soup recipe has been sponsored but all opinions expressed here are my own.Fall is one of my favorite times of year for making soup. So many different vegetables and fruits come into season in the fall that go perfectly in a bowl of soup. Some of the more common ones like potatoes and carrots of course come to mind. But you can also create delicious soups with pumpkins, apples, pears and cauliflower, all of which come into season as the weather cools off. Soup is also very versatile. You can serve a cold soup as an appetizer or a cream … [Read more...]

Vegan Creamy Carrot Soup Recipe with Curry and Coconut Milk

 This vegan creamy carrot soup is a simple Meatless Monday meal the whole family will love.  Loaded with fresh carrots and flavored with curry powder, you will love the flavor of this homemade carrot soup!Making Creamy Vegan Soups It is amazingly easy to reduce the amount of meat you eat if you begin exploring the idea of serving soups, salads and sandwiches for dinner. I have a particular fondness for smooth, rich soups that typically involve heavy cream or half and half, which I usually don’t ever have on hand.This recipe … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday: Chunky Butternut Squash Soup

I am compensated for the posts I write for SC Johnson but all opinions expressed here are my own.Eating seasonally is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint but in the middle of winter, it is often hard to know what to eat. Cold weather is the perfect time for homemade soups and seasonal produce such as squash and root vegetables. Chunky butternut squash soup is not only delicious, but is also an eco-friendly alternative to the traditional chicken noodle soup option as it uses seasonally grown veggies! Check out the recipe on the SC … [Read more...]

Fight a Cold Naturally with Spicy Lemongrass Soup and Kleenex! #KleenexTarget

This discussion on how to fight a cold naturally is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign withPollinate Media Group™ and Kleenex but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #KleenexTarget  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcOFor the last 14 years I have been working as a pharmacy technician at our local pharmacy. I am pretty sure that in those 14 years I have seen about 12  million people suffering from colds and flu. Inevitably they ask me "What can I take to get rid of this cold?". Well, I hate to tell you this but there is NO magic pill to … [Read more...]

Easy Gazpacho Soup Recipe with Naked Power Garden Tomato Kick #sponsored

This easy gazpacho soup recipe is sponsored by Naked juices and Glam media but all opinions expressed are my own.It is relatively easy for me to get my family to eat more fruit. A bowl of grapes on the table disappears in minutes. The kids are always happy to drink smoothies with plenty of berries and bananas in them. However, getting more vegetables into my family's diet is not as easy. I do not want to eat carrot sticks for breakfast. I am not as tempted to reach for vegetables as a snack, either. I was recently asked to try out the new … [Read more...]

Sunshine Sweet Corn Recipe: Homemade Corn Chowder #Sweetlife #sponsored

This corn recipe post is sponsored by Mom Central Consulting for Sunshine Sweet Corn but all opinions expressed are my own.I have been living in Georgia for 13 years now and there are certain aspects of 'southern food' that I have just not learned to enjoy. I detest okra and collard greens and whoever thought  boiled peanuts would be tasty is in serious need of help. However, I have come to LOVE the fact that I am only hours away from Florida, which has some incredible produce available almost all year round. I am already finding fresh corn … [Read more...]

Chicken and Avocado Soup #Recipe and $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway #AmazingAvoCinco #spon

This chicken and avocado soup recipe is sponsored by Avocados from Mexico and The Motherhood but all opinions expressed are my own.Have you ever gotten together with friends for a pot lock meal and been awed by someone else's creation? Sometimes, I am amazed at the different types of recipes that people can come  up with when given the same ingredients. One person may see peanut butter as a dessert ingredient while another might see it as part of a spicy dip for chicken. The possibilities are endless when it comes to creating new … [Read more...]

Mexican Chicken and Corn Soup #Recipe and Del Monte Contest and #Giveaway

Do you remember when you were growing up they had the Food Pyramid that told you how many servings of fruits and vegetables you were supposed to eat every day? Well, the guidelines have changed a little bit over the years but one thing has always stayed the same: Eat LOTS of fruits and veggies! That is not always easy to do when you are a busy mom. I am lucky my kids are not picky eaters because I have seen some kids who won't eat a vegetable at all! I try and get creative when it comes to my family's meals so that we are not left eating a … [Read more...]

Easy Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe

If you love your baked potatoes loaded with cheese, bacon, and green onions, this soup recipe will hit the spot.  This creamy soup is incredibly hearty and filling, with loads of flavor.  You can make this easy loaded baked potato soup recipe with heavy cream if you want it even richer.  I used half and half which is plenty creamy for my liking.  Serve this soup with homemade bread and it is a perfect meal for a chilly winter night.  How do you make a creamy potato soup? In my opinion, nothing makes a creamy … [Read more...]

Easy Crockpot Potato Soup Recipe

On cold winter days, this easy crockpot potato soup recipe is popular in my house.  It's a super easy soup that is thrown in the slow cooker. Serve this homemade  soup when you need a no hassle dinner for a busy weeknight!Tips for Making Soup in the Slow Cooker Making this homemade soup in the crockpot is a great way to have dinner ready to go when you get home from work.   This crockpot potato soup can be loaded into the slow cooker in the morning and simmer all day. Cooking soups in … [Read more...]

Thai Omelet Soup Recipe with Tomatoes, Onion and Scallion

This Thai Omelet Soup with Tomatoes, Onion and Scallion is an easy soup recipe for busy weeknight meals.  If you are really ambitious, you can make your own vegetable stock and freeze it back.  Using peanut oil in this omelet soup gives it a wonderful flavor, however, you can use olive oil if you prefer.  Top your finished soup with quarters of fresh tomatoes and fresh green onions right before serving.  What is Thai Omelet Soup? You can also call this Thai omelette soup or just … [Read more...]