Mushroom Soup (vegan and dairy free)

  I’ve recently found out that I have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. It’s an autoimmune disease where your immune system attacks the thyroid gland. And on top of that, I’ve found out I’m allergic to dairy. If you’ve been here since the beginning, (exactly 135 posts ago), you can see from the very beginning that I’ve never eaten … Continue reading

Vegetarian Taco Soup

Do you believe how cool it’s been this summer? I can’t. I’m STILL stuck in Ohio waiting for my house to sell and can’t wait to get to Florida to warm my bones! So, on a recent 64 degree day, I made this taco soup. It was beyond delicious so the day was not a … Continue reading

Pasta e Fajioli

Two days ago when I made this it was 51 degrees with a brisk, chilly wind and was a good day for a thick, hearty soup. Today, (two days later…), it’s 86 degrees with high humidity. Ugh! Yes, this is Ohio where the saying is, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 10 minutes.” If … Continue reading

Pumpkin Chamomile Soup with Cayenne

I found this recipe in the back of my DHC catalog. DHC stands for Daigaku Honyaku Center – (DHC) Corporation. They’re based in Tokyo, Japan and sell cosmetics and health food supplements. Anyway, I thought this would be a great near-Halloween dinner so tonight we played this Zen Meditations CD, lit a Patchouli cone incense and ate … Continue reading

Split Pea Soup with Ham

A great soup for a Fall day and the day after that because it tastes even better after the flavors marry over night in the frig. I made this with open-faced ricotta sandwiches and it was tasty and very filling. You can omit the ham for a vegetarian soup, if you like. Ingredients: 1 pound … Continue reading