Golden Squash Bisque + 1 = Yum

Have you ever found yourself with three squash and no idea where they came from?  I must not be the only one this happens to.  It happened recently and I wanted to use them before they went bad - they were to pretty not to use.  I decided to make a squash bisque.  It turned out quite nice.  I decided to serve it with cinnamon and salt spiced edamame and egg sandwiches.  It was a  cozy, warm meal on a cool winter evening. Golden Squash Bisque Serves 4 1 Butternut Squash 1 Acorn … [Read more...]

Tastes Like Autumn – Pumpkin Soup!

Did I mention that I love pumpkin?  It's a bonus that pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse.  It is packed with vitamin A, has a fair amout of fiber, is a good source of beta carotene, has more potassium than bananas and is a good source of vitamin C. Since summer is oficially over and fall has begun, I celebrated by making a pot of pumpkin soup!  It is really easy to make and tasty too. The oats make it thick and creamy without the cream.  It is savory with a slightly sweet finish and is … [Read more...]

I Like Soup!

It is a fact. I am a big fan of soup. Thick soup, thin soup, creamy soup, chunky soup, all kinds of soup. It is warm, filling and depending on the soup, it can be low-calorie or decadent. It often tastes better a day or two after it is made so it is a great make ahead meal option. The other day I decided I wanted to make albondigas soup. I read several recipes and came up with my own version. It turned out to be very tasty. A little spicy and very flavorful. Give it a try. Put your own spin … [Read more...]