Easy Vegetable Soup

Save money and enjoy a hearty meatless meal with this Easy Vegetable Soup. It comes together quickly, tastes amazing, and reheats beautifully. You’ll want to start Meatless Mondays just to make this soup! My friend Kate, who lives in the frozen tundra of Smithers, British Columbia, can’t understand how I can eat soup in San […]

Tuna Macaroni Salad

Enjoy this Tuna Macaroni Salad as a cool main dish this summer or as a substantial side dish at your next barbecue. It packs super well for lunch on the go. As I type, I’m craving this salad. I took the pictures yesterday. The salad was scarfed down over the last 24 hours and I […]

Vegetable Fried Rice

vegetable fried rice

Vegetable Fried Rice is a quick and easy meal that you can make with just a handful of simple ingredients. It’s a great way to use leftover rice. Ever had it where you make too much rice and nobody wants to eat it up? Maybe it was a little dry and overcooked. Maybe you just […]

Alphabet Soup with Vegetables

Have a hankering for that Vegetable Alphabet Soup from your childhood? You can make it yourself, without the help of a can. Just good food. I am a child of the 70s which means that carpet was shaggy (as were men’s hairstyles), pants were bell-bottomed, and soup came in a can. I didn’t know any […]

Hands-Free Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken was never easier than this take-out fake-out. It’s hands free in the preparation, making it a great weeknight quick fix. We used to go to Panda Express almost on a weekly basis. It’s not far from home, and if we ordered the “Panda Feast” and a couple small entrees, we really could let […]

Vegetable, Beef, and Barley Soup

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Prepare for fall and a busy school year by mixing up a pot of this delicious homemade soup, chocked full of vegetables, beef, and barley. It’ll do your body good. For the first ten years of my life, I thought that all soup came from a can. Then on an outing with my mom and […]

Easy Ways to Season Vegetables | Recipe: Lemon Broccoli and Peas

Seasoning vegetables doesn’t have to be rocket science, but can be the difference between okay side dishes and fabulous feasts. Lately, I’ve been trying to simplify in the kitchen. I want to focus on flavors and freshness. This is summer, after all, when fresh produce is easy to come back and pretty tasty to boot. […]

Velvety Vegetable Soup

Homemade blended soups can be a delicious and economical way to get enough vegetables in your diet. They are also a great way to use up leftover vegetables. Disclosure:  I know, you think that Spring is here, and that you can put the soup pot away. I don’t think so. Soup is good food! And […]