Archive for January 2016

Split Pea Soup—You either love it or you hate it.

Split Pea Soup—You either love it or you hate it.
What is it about pea soup that causes such a strong reaction? Is it the flavor? The color? The texture? I enjoy the homey flavor of split pea soup, thick and hearty, warming me up on a winter day from the inside out. But to be honest, I remember the nightmare of being presented with... Read more »

Warm Spinach and Arugula Salad—A salad for an icy day!

Warm Spinach and Arugula Salad—A salad for an icy day!
It’s the new year, and everyone’s trying to eat healthier. Okay, maybe not everyone, but many people are putting more thought into the food they put into their bodies. When I think of the healthiest meal possible, I think salad. Colorful, healthy salad full of many different flavors and textures. Problem is, I live in... Read more »

Creamy Broccoli Tofu Soup—A healthy start to your new year!

Creamy Broccoli Tofu Soup—A healthy start to your new year!
Happy New Year! I love the idea of renewal that the New Year brings. In the dead of winter with nothing growing outside but icicles (a least in Chicago), the notion of starting or growing something new is far from the mind. Yet in this bleak time, with autumn’s occasional warmth and colorful beauty still... Read more »
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