Chicken Rice Soup (Soupa Avgolemono)

This soup is a nostalgic one for me because my mom used to make it all the time when I was a kid (and she still makes her own version). My mom’s recipe for chicken soup goes something like “add a little bit of this and a lot of that.” Her soup is delicious, but I like to follow a recipe that has exact measurements. So I turned to the internet to try to find one that resembled my mom’s. That’s a tall order but it turns out that I was successful with this recipe. While this is called “chicken …

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

It’s March and it’s still cold here in Connecticut, in fact it is weirdly colder than it was last month, so soup is on the agenda. This soup is not going to win any health awards, but it sure is delicious. There is a lot of creaminess going on here. It’s the ideal comfort food to warm your core and make your belly happy. Even though this is mostly a cheese soup, let’s not forget to give a shout out to the broccoli. Aren’t broccoli and cheddar cheese a good pairing? This soup was certainly a calorie splurge, but on …

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Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

It’s soup season.  You know, cold out and stuff. If you’re suffering from a post holiday food coma and you’re tired of being in the kitchen like I am then this bean soup couldn’t come at a better time.  This soup is a great way to get back on track for healthy eating because it’s made of beans and veggies.  That’s all healthy stuff all the time. You cook this soup in a slow cooker.  I’m not really drawn to slow cooker recipes because I don’t mind cooking soup on the stove.  Oh, plus, I don’t like to leave the house when the crock pot is on.  …

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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup (Redux)

It’s not easy being green. It’s also not easy taking pictures of green things, but here I am taking photos of a pea soup… again.  This recipe was one of my first ever posts back in March 2013.  How has it been almost four years that I’ve had this blog?!  Crazy talk. In the past I’ve re-posted recipes by highlighting them in my Best Ever series or if I came up with a way to improve the recipe.  Today is a little different.  I’m posting this recipe again because… well, because I want to.  🙂  In all seriousness, it’s because this …

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Soup Roundup

I’ve never posted a recipe roundup before.  I figure if you are looking for a specific recipe then you’d simply search my recipe index.  The other day I realized that I haven’t been making any soup this season.  That got me thinking.  You guys might like to see a “one stop shop” (so to speak) of the best soups I’ve shared in the past.  Of course feel free to look over my complete recipe index of soups too. So without further ado…. Here are my top 7 favorite soups (in no particular order). Pasta Fagiloi Soup 2.  White Bean and Pasta …

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