19 December 2017: Quinoa Vegetable Soup

Adapted from Whole Foods Market Quinoa Vegetable Soup. Having adopted more mindful eating this year, I’m always looking for satisfying soups and salad mains that don’t load on lots of calories. This soup, courtesy of Whole Foods Market, not only makes use of more seasonal vegetables (like turnips), but is quite tasty – and low in…

02 September 2016: Gazpacho

I recently happened upon the perfect empty-nester cookbook: The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook, from America’s Test Kitchen. What could be more perfect – the detailed testing of every recipe fro ATK paired with recipes built for two?  This Gazpacho recipe found on page 37 comes with complete instructions for seeding raw tomatoes and a soup…

02 August 2016 Curried Carrot Soup

Adapted from Mayo Clinic Diet. I love the combination of spices in this carrot soup – and with just 80 calories per 1 1/2 cups it is a perfect way to counteract the food treats I experienced at the Lowell Folk Festival this past weekend.  This tasty soup comes from the Mayo Clinic recipe resources….

08 August 2015 Chilled Herb Spinach-Potato Soup with Buttermilk

Recipe downloaded from Mollie Katzen’s website; originally published in Vegetable Heaven. We’re in for a string of 90-plus degree days here in New England. A chilled soup seemed like something that might be light and tasty in the heat and humidity of early September.  Be sure to clean the leeks thoroughly! Ingredients 2 fist-sized russet…