Beet, Ginger, Chicken and Coconut Milk Soup

Tony is going to stay on the soup thing for a while. I have some more beets to use up. He tried to go back on the beet juice kick when he wasn't able to eat anything solid. It wasn't pretty. So, this recipe is more about being creative with the ingredients I have on [...]

Chicken and Red Lentil Soup

I was going to do another recipe this week, but I realized I did something I do quite often. I adapted my own recipe. The original recipe was for Turkey, Split Pea and Broccoli Soup. Tony had a wisdom tooth taken out last week and wanted something that was soft and flavorful to eat. He [...]

Navy Bean and Escarole Stew with Vegan Feta and Olives

We've finally had the hard frost we've been waiting for here in Michigan. If you haven't heard we have had an unusually high amount of cases of eastern equine encephalitis or EEE. It's a nasty disease that mostly affects horses, but can also infect humans. It has a high fatality rate. We even sprayed for [...]

Split Pea and Broccoli Soup with Turkey

Since I have this lovely turkey frame from my Thanksgiving in July post, I figured I'd better make something from it.  This will be the third meal I get from this turkey.  The breast went to extra protein for Tony.  The dark meat ended up in the Mexican Turkey Stew.  Now the leftover turkey frame [...]

Beef, Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

Looking through my pile of recipes, this one caught my attention.  What's not to love about a soup with beef, brown rice and mushrooms?  The original recipe from Very Well uses some high sodium ingredients like canned mushrooms and reduced sodium beef broth.  Yep, reduced sodium beef broth is still too much sodium for a [...]