Today’s high is in the twenties. I’d say that’s definitely soup weather. We had one good week where the highs were all in the upper fifties, but now the cold has really set in. I’m hoping warmer weather is on its way, but until then, I’m going to eat soup and try to stay warm!Continue Reading
Last week, like most of the nation, we had a ridiculous cold snap. When it’s 10ºF outside, but feels like 0ºF, all you want to do is cuddle up under a blanket with every member of your family for the body heat and sleep until the cold is gone. You know, go into hibernation mode. Well, that, and eat soup.Continue Reading
I don’t know about where you are, but it is HOT outside today here and it’s only going to be hotter tomorrow and Friday! These are my first 100ºF days of the summer. Comically, I’m amazed that I made it all the way to the second half of August to feel 100ºF heat – thanks, Boston! You really did me a solid there! I have to say, I’ve been really enjoying my cooler summer, but I’m prepared for these hot days. I’ve got my Caribbean Popsicles in the freezer and I have everything I need for whipping up this cold tomato soup, aka my Skinny Salmorejo, for lunch!Continue Reading
Yes, you read that right! Your eyes do not deceive you! Sweet potato and bacon soup…the healthy way!
This is one of my favorite winter soups. It is absolutely delicious and manages to be rich and filling without adding too many calories to your day – despite the BACON! I love bacon. In fact, I like it so much, that when celebrating Christmas with John’s family one year, I once received a miniature calendar with an interesting fact about bacon for every day of the year! I buy uncured bacon because despite what you might read out there on the web, I believe what multiple doctors have told me – to avoid nitrates. It is easy enough to find, too. I buy mine from Trader Joe’s.Continue Reading