soups n stews

A variety of soup and stew recipes.

Sweet Heat Watermelon Gazpacho

Sweet Heat Watermelon Gazpacho is a chilled soup featuring a ton of summer flavors such as watermelon, cantaloupe, tomato, peach and fresh herbs like mint and basil.  I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here it is hot, hot, HOT. We’ve had multiple days over […]

southwest corn and potato chowder

Southwest Corn and Potato Chowder

Southwest Corn and Potato Chowder is a hearty dish bursting with fresh flavors from the corn and bell peppers to the seasonings. Topping this chowder with cheese and crumbled bacon makes it even better!  A couple of weeks ago I saw that a local farm stand was starting to offer […]

Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho

Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho is the perfect summer appetizer or side dish. A chilled soup, made with watermelon, tomatoes, cucumbers, celery and fresh herbs, it’s a light and refreshing option for those hot summer days.  Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclosure Page for more information.  I’ve wanted to […]

Spicy Italian Pasta Soup

Disclaimer: I received free products from Tresomega to create recipes. All opinions are my own.  They’re saying that we’re going to have a bitterly cold, brutal winter. I don’t like any of the words in that sentence. I am not a winter person at all, and if I could stand […]

Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

    The #ImprovCookingChallenge is a monthly blogging event where two ingredients are assigned to a month. Bloggers can make any recipe they like as long as it features the two ingredients. If you are a blogger and would like to join us, please visit our Facebook page.You can also […]

Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon Crumbles

How is it November? I legit have no idea how 2017 is almost over. Are you ready for the holidays? I have my Thanksgiving menu planned and three Christmas gifts purchased but in general, I feel completely and utterly unprepared for the remaining couple of weeks this year. I feel […]

Chicken, Sausage and Shrimp Paella

Happy first day of March! I cannot believe we are already three months in 2017! Time sure is flying by, especially with how crazy busy I’ve been lately. It’s time for me to participate in #FoodieExtravaganza again, a monthly blogging event where each theme comes from a National Food Holiday. […]

Lemon Rosemary Lentil Soup

The Improv Cooking Challenge is still going strong! We have an entire year of combinations dedicated to share with you! The theme for January is lemon and rosemary. I was a little bit worried as to whether I could find a recipe that meets the strict requirements of the new […]

FMD Chicken and Vegetable Soup

I quickly found that Phase 2 is the hardest phase on the Fast Metabolism Diet. I don’t really mind not being able to have grains or fruits other than lemon and lime, but taking away carrots, zucchini and tomatoes really makes this phase a challenge for me. This soup kind […]

Turkey Dumpling Soup

I had a grand plan to share two new recipes with you early last week in addition to a new one after Thanksgiving to use up all of those leftovers and none of it ended up happening. I’m not sure what is going on with my head, but I’ve had […]