soups & stews archive

spicy roasted tomato & black bean soup

The pressure is on! Tomorrow is the first day of the Vancouver One of a Kind Show & Sale and there is all kinds of prep work that needs to be done. Walls are painted, shelves are installed, cards &…

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stewed peppers, tomatoes & onions

There’s a lot of good writing out there in the food blog world. I’ve laughed and I’ve even cried over someone’s personal story telling. But this morning I went to my feed reader and read this post by Tea &…

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creamy broccoli & leek soup

I made this soup in May when it actually seemed like soup weather, however the weather had transformed into summer the very next day. Soup has pretty much been the very last thing on my mind. And the glorious sunny,…

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elsewhere, peanut noodle vegetable soup

I was going to post this recipe right here, but then I got an email last week from Michelle from Thursday Night Smackdown looking for some much needed guest posters for her own food blog. She needed a mental health…

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chickpea, rice & pasta soup

I made this a day or two after I made this brown rice bowl and needed to use up the extra rice I had leftover. Normally I make fried rice but we had just recently had some, so I made…

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get kinda excited about a big pot of tasty carbs (aka koshary)

Yeah, this is a weird recipe. It’s got a ton of steps, it uses up every freakin’ burner on your stove and then it has the gall to use up another, plus it’s not even that pretty too look at.…

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couscous vegetable soup

Want a hearty and healthy lunch? This soup makes the grade and it’s flexible enough so that you can add in whatever vegetables you’ve got lingering about in your fridge. I wanted to use up the bits and bobs of…

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a little bit of sunshine: coconut ginger lentil soup

This lovely coloured soup works well for dreary rainy winter days. Just look at it! It will put a smile on your face and its heavenly curried coconut scent helps to add a bit of lift to your step. It’s…

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