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Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potatoes are rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber, beta carotene (vitamin A) protecting against cancer and heart disease, vitamins C and B6. Compared to other vegetables, sweet potatoes rank highest in nutritional value of vitamins A and C, iron, and calcium. They a wonderful source of soluble fiber which soaks up cholesterol. The darker orange flesh have […]

Soup the Ultimate Comfort Food

Soups are warming and satisfying. They add nourishing comfort, especially when you’re not feeling well. A hot bowl of soup eaten on a chilly autumn or winter day will quickly warm you up. Unlike what happens during stewing and frying, vegetables, meat and poultry cooked as soup conserve much more of their natural nutrients. And […]

What’s in the Food, When You Eat Out?

I recently had lunch with my daughter. We ate at the Souper Salad restaurant near her office. The salad and soup (and now potato) bar approach is family-friendly, because it’s usually not expensive, each person chooses what they like to eat, and the best part is it’s all you can eat. It’d been a while […]

Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium chopped onion 1/2 chopped pepper (yellow, green, or red) 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 small carrot, chopped 4 cloves chopped garlic 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (if chicken or vegetable broth is substituted, more may be required) 2 cup lentils Salt & pepper 32 ounces chicken or vegetable broth 1 medium […]