Tag Archives: Soup

Peas, Sugar Snap Peas

These peas are certainly a seasonal treat.  Savour them fresh while they last!  Like sweet corn, they are at their best enjoyed immediately after harvest. Sugar Snap Peas are one of three different types of peas.  Shell peas, need to … Continue reading

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Zesty Ginger Butternut Squash Soup

Would you like a soup that will not only stick to your bones, but warm you up from the inside out in a pleasant way?  Try this Zesty Ginger Butternut Squash Soup.  This soup makes for a great meal that … Continue reading

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Delicious from “Tops to Bottoms” Beet Soup

Beet Soup! So full of flavours, this sweet and brothy beet soup is simple to make and simply delicious. A refreshing soup you will simply have to make and keep coming back for multiple bowls full.  I am not generally a … Continue reading

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What to do with Melon? Melon Soup, Melon Bread and more

Refreshing melon chilled, sliced with a little french vanilla ice cream on the side is a true summer treat. Aside from simply slicing and eating, there are many ways to enjoy and play with melon.  Melonade is very refreshing and … Continue reading

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Big Bowl Soup With Pasta, Pan-fried Butternut Squash and Garden Fresh Greens

This is a quick and easy whole meal-in-a-bowl.  Especially great when there is a sick someone in the house during cold and flu season.  This soup will cure what ails you. If you are not sick, it is a good … Continue reading

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Everything Daikon, let me count the ways…

Never again will you be at a loss with what to do with Daikon Radish after you explore and wade through this compilation of ideas and delicious recipes to attempt.  Daikon means “Large Root” in Japanese.  Which pretty much sums … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Winter Squash, Spinach and Three Cheese Crepes

You are in the mood for comfort foods, passionately and creatively constructed for sharing with a house full of good friends, over a special glass of wine or two, with plenty of amusing stories, many marvelous memories and a full measure of … Continue reading

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Discovering the Black Radish and the Chioggia Beet

The problem with being a local veggie-food blogger is that people assume you know what to do with all kinds of crazy things. The upside is that you occasionally end up with crazy things to figure out what to do … Continue reading

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Chili Soup with Sour Cream and Cilantro

Make a veggie version of this hearty soup by substituting 1/2 cup of dried red lentils and 1 cup of finely chopped mushrooms for the beef.  Serves 4 to 6. This recipe is taken from Fresh, Seasonal Recipes Made With … Continue reading

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Easy Vegan: Simple Recipes for Healthy Eating – Review and Giveaway

Easy Vegan: Simple Recipes for Healthy Eating, published by Ryland Peters & Small.  Is a complete compilation of very tasty vegan dishes. Simply good food. Inspired by many different styles of cooking from all over the world and all without … Continue reading

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Healing Foods: Prevent or Treat Common Illnesses with Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs and More – Review and Giveaway

Healing Foods: Prevent or Treat Common Illnesses with Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs and More, by Dale Pinnock, published by Skyhorse Publishing.  Is a new and inspiring approach to show how easy and enjoyable eating for health can be. About the Book … Continue reading

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The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple – Review and Giveaway

The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple, by Levana Kirschenbaum with Lisa R. Young PhD RD, published by Skyhorse Publishing.  Promotes healthy living, eating and nutritious tips for becoming a healthier you. About the Book “Eat Yourself … Continue reading

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Cabbage Recipes from the Amish

Scouting around in my neighbourhood Amish Book Store, I found this little handy cookbook, The Practical Produce Cookbook – How to Plant, Pick, Prepare and Preserve Produce, by Ray and Elsie Hoover and family. In this very informative cookbook, I … Continue reading

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Roasted Sweet Potato & Ginger Soup

Here is a super easy soup to make for those cold days when you are hunckered down in a snow storm and have a craving for something smooth, hot and yummy.  This one is so easy, even your other-half can … Continue reading

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Cooking With Pumpkins and Squash – Review and Giveaway

This is Squash and Pumpkin Season.  Cooking With Pumpkins and Squash, by Brian Glover, Ryland Peters & Small publishers,  is the perfect answer when it comes to what to do with this unique vegetable we have in our boxes at … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soup

    Pumpkins are like turkeys; they have both been regulated to limited use during most of the year, on special occasions like Thanksgiving, when roast turkey and pumpkin pie are perennial standbys.  Many historical recipes used pumpkin instead of … Continue reading

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Soup Stock

Want to make a soup, but don’t want to go out and buy the stock from the grocers store that is loaded with things you can’t pronounce, not to mention the salt?  Take a day and make your own stock. … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

This soup is so easy to prepare, and so easy to impress your friends and family.  Serve it on a brisk weekend for lunch after a refreshing walk in the leaves, in a heavy earthenware bowl along side a bed … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato Soup

When tomato season is at its peak, we make this soup with the tomatoes that are too ripe to slice for salads.  I find that if you use a combination of red and yellow tomatoes you get a beautiful orange … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Minestrone Soup – Locavore Learner’s

Continuing with last week’s theme of making meals for later, this week I decided to make a soup.  This recipe is very similar to a chili medley, with the exception that this meal is completely meat-free. Great for vegans and … Continue reading

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