Posts tagged ‘soup’

January 15th, 2013

Chicken & Cannellini Soup with Kale

by Chrissy

If it wasn’t for consuming a large bowl of this soup before writing this post, I am fairly positive that my fingers would be icicles. When it drops into the 30’s by Southern California’s coastline, I know that it has to be absolutely frigid everywhere else.

Fear not! There’s nothing like a little homemade soup to warm up the body & soul…and restore to functional use in no time at all.

The pleasant mixture of sage and leek, kale and … Read more...

November 14th, 2012

Thanksgiving Meal Round-up: Fall Sides

by Chrissy

Thanksgiving menu-planning yet? No need to hide it, we’ve been thinking about Turkey Dinner for weeks now. There’s no shame in that.

But if the busy day-to-day activities have hindered some prime-time planning, then we’ll gladly give you a jump-start! Here are some tasty ideas for your Thanksgiving meal.

Balsamic Roasted Vegetables-Garnish with thyme, and serve alongside your favorite Thanksgiving dishes.


Autumn Salad with Maple Dijon Vinaigrette– this is a great salad starter. The maple syrup … Read more...

September 16th, 2012

Gazpacho with Avocado & Lime

by Lauren


Record breaking heat in San Diego this weekend. 104F to be exact…living on the coast is supposed to spare me from that kind of heat!

I always knew we didn’t have real seasons here, but seriously? I thought Fall was supposed be kickin’ in. Even just a little, teensy, cool breeze? Nope, no luck.

Cold soup was my solution! A little Fall in the form of soup but enjoyed chilled!


I couldn’t help adding extra lime to this dish. I … Read more...

April 18th, 2012

Asian Shrimp & Noodle Soup

by Lauren


Why are American’s always in a rush? Every other country seems to have figured it out except us…

From our driving skills to our eating and cooking habits, we could really stand to slow things down quite a bit.

It’s understandable to occasionally want a fast and easy meal that doesn’t even require moving your bum from the seat behind the wheel, but seriously, we should all take it down a notch.


Food that is cooked low and slow, in … Read more...

April 2nd, 2012

Spiced Carrot Soup {Easter Feast– first course}

by Lauren


Did you know that…

1. Orange is my favorite color.

2. Cumin is my favorite spice.

3. My cat is 19 years old.

4. Too many carrots can turn your nose orange.

5. I also like yellow.

6. Three months into the year and I’ve still stuck to my New Year’s Resolution!

7. Chrissy and I have been on a juicing kick lately. My mom donated her juicer to the cause and we have quite honestly been going … Read more...