Sweet Potato Leek Soup with Fresh Spinach

Sweet Potato Leek Soup with Fresh SpinachSweet Potato Leek Soup – Creamy & Chunky

Three gorgeous long, white leeks and a five-pound bag of organic yams gave me an idea. I’d make my favorite Country-Style Leek & Potato Soup with sweet potatoes and yams instead of russets and Yukon golds. Until I looked online, I was sure this was an original idea. Continue reading

Roasted Buttercup Squash Soup — Easy, Vegan

Roasted Buttercup Squash Soup w/ Leeks, Fresh Rosemary & ThymeRoasted Buttercup Squash Soup—Deeply Nurturing, Richly Textured

It was a dark and stormy late summer morning. The wind was blowing the blinds and clanging the chimes. We turned the heat on for the first time in months. Soup, hot comforting soup Continue reading

Winter Squash Soup w/ Apple & Ginger

Winter Squash Soup w/ Apple & GingerMmmm Mmmm . . . An Ideal Soup for Winter & Fall

What a nurturing and delicious soup! Yesterday when I felt a bit under the weather, the winter squash we picked up at the market the day before were calling to me. By combining the best of a few different recipes, I came up with a great recipe to share with you. A most glorious, quick, healthy (vegan, gluten and dairy-free), rich, satisfying Continue reading

Country-Style Leek & Potato Soup

Leek & Potato Soup (c) jfhaugen

Soup, Beautiful Soup

Warm and comforting soup really is beautiful, especially now that the weather has become cooler (and as I look out my office window, snowy as well). Soup can also be extremely healthy as it is so easy to digest and almost all the nutrients stay in the broth. Continue reading