Showing posts tagged as 'vegetarian'

Black Beans and Rice

Tags: Main-course, Soups-and-stews, Vegan, Vegetarian

February 05, 2012 14:35

Lately, I've been really trying to stick to my vegetarian diet. Since I've been traveling a lot, it hasn't always been easy. I often worry about getting enough protein, since most of us get our daily dose get this vital nutrient from eating meat and dairy, vegans/vegetarians have to be careful that they have a balanced and healthy diet.Beans and legumes are a great protein source, and are also...


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Vegetarian Country Stew

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

January 28, 2012 11:00

Although it felt a bit like spring in my neck of the woods today, winter is still with us. In fact, I've always found February to be the coldest, snowiest, and dreary month.I was trying to find a hearty soup to cook and then freeze up for one of those snowy days that are sure to be coming soon, and I thought this recipe, which includes a good portion of super healthy butternut squash, would be...


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Split Pea Soup

Tags: Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

January 14, 2012 11:59

I've been under the weather with a bug for the past few days, and haven't been able to eat much.Today, I'm starting to come around and wanted to make some soup. For some reason, I was craving split pea soup, and the results were tasty.This is an easy recipe, and with the cold weather most of us are experiencing these days, it might just do the trick. Be sure to through in some croutons just...


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Vegetable Broth

Tags: Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

January 07, 2012 15:34

One of the staples in my pantry is good quality vegetable broth. Most of the time, I am too rushed to prepare my own, so I usually settle for Trader Joe's Vegetable Broth, which comes in a low sodium variety.Paying attention to the sodium content in any store bought broth or soup is very important, because almost all of them have way too much.As we move into the New Year, I thought I would post...


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Crock Pot Chili

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

December 17, 2011 08:03

With so much going on during these days leading up to Christmas, it's easy to think that you're too busy to prepare a healthy meal. Wrong! Think Crock Pot :)This chili recipe, since it makes about nine hours to cook in the crock pot, might need to be made over the weekend, and then eaten during the week. However you do it, give this delicious recipe a try. I think you'll be surprised by the...


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Linguine with Peppers and Oregano

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Vegetarian

December 10, 2011 06:45

Most of us are really busy these days. After a long day at work, we try and pick up a gift or two for under the Christmas tree, and then, exhausted, we think about dinner.Believing that we're too tired to make something, we stop and pick up some fast food, even though we know it's not the best for us. Don't do it! Instead, try this quick and simple recipe, which is not only easy, it's also...


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Soup On Saturday Update

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

December 03, 2011 08:12

My mom loves soup (that's her above), and I guess I picked up my year-round craving for all kinds of soup from her :) It's been quite awhile since I updated my Soup on Saturday page with links to all my soup recipes, but I took some time this morning to do just that.


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Cranberry Bean Pasta Fagioli

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

December 03, 2011 07:39

I saw this recipe in a magazine while I was waiting for a doctor's appointment. I'm really glad I found it, because the final result after making it was a really good soup for a cold day.I altered the recipe a bit based on what I had on hand yesterday. I didn't have a piece of parmesan cheese rind, but I did have a pretty good size piece of parm, so I threw that it. I didn't have any small...


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Vegetarian Chili

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

November 26, 2011 06:29

Yesterday was a beautiful day, and I'll admit that I was pretty lazy. I did get some things to Goodwill, and I was certainly happy about that :)Probably like you, I munched on leftovers for lunch, and then some friends invited me out to dinner. Their college-age sons where home, and it was good to spend time with them. A few friends of the boys joined us, and all of a sudden, it turned into a...


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Hearty Chickpea Soup

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

November 19, 2011 12:55

Thanksgiving is almost here. The calendar seems to be flying by, and some days I scratch my head and wonder what just happened.This is a very easy soup to prepare, and more than likely, you already have most the ingredientsaround your kitchen, especially as you prepare for the big day on Thursday.I enjoyed the simplicity of this soup, and I hope you will too. Adding smoked paprika adds an...


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