Asparagus Soup

Sorry I have been missing in action for quite some time, one year to be exact. Wow a lot can happen over a year, We have some news to share. We received the news that I was pregnant last April and delivered a healthy baby boy on December 9, 2018. Pregnancy and the postpartum recovery... Continue Reading →

Green Mango Charu

Charu in Telugu means a soup made from an extracted juice of vegetables.There are many versions of charu like pappu charu(made with dal), nimmakaya charu(made with lemon), majjiga charu(made with buttermilk) etc.In case you are wondering what is the difference between a charu and a rasam is, in rasam we add spices in addition to... Continue Reading →

Cumin Cauliflower Soup

  I usually do not like the cauliflower soups served at restaurants, it has a raw cauliflower flavor ¬†and raw cruciferous veggies are notorious for causing gas and bloating and are to be completely cooked before eating. I love cauliflower in our Indian preparations with tomato, peas or potato.All of these recipes are flavored with... Continue Reading →

Roasted Poblano and Corn Soup

Soups are amazing for weight loss.They help us reach our 5 servings a day recommendation for vegetables and unlike smoothies they are cooked and don't cause digestive distress because they are easier to digest than raw veggie salads or smoothies. Now most smoothies we find in the stores or restaurants are laden with butter or... Continue Reading →

Cajun Feta Acorn Squash Soup

Squashes are the ultimate comfort foods for the winters.Acorn Squash is mildly sweet like butternut but warmer in taste and it tastes amazing with warming spices like nutmeg, chili powder, cajun etc.In this recipe I combine Roasted acorn squash with the saltiness of the feta and spice from cajun for a yummy winter soup. Preparation... Continue Reading →

Noodle Soup

Tonight's dinner is Noodle soup. I Needed something light yet full of nutrition and easy to digest tonight. Commonly made as chicken noodle soup, I made a vegetarian version, the tutorial also shows the chicken option.Quick, Simple , tasty , yet easy to make and digest! Other things you can add are cooked barley and... Continue Reading →

Porcini Mushroom and Chestnut Soup

With the winters coming to an end in California, I felt like celebrating the warmth in addition to the rains bringing us the earthy smell I wanted something really earthy too.This soup is just that, the earthiness of the Porcini combined with the creaminess of the chestnuts is just the right bowl of soup to... Continue Reading →

Asian Hot and Sour Soup

This is a delicately flavored Clear Asian style hot and sour soup commonly served in restaurant and as well as Indo Chinese restaurants as well.A warm, light and healthy dish to close your days chores or help recover from cold or flu.Preparation time10 minutesServes4Serving Size1/4 recipesCalories Per ServingApproximately 136 per servingDifficultyEasyIngredients:2 cubes vegetable bullion cubes1... Continue Reading →

African Sweet Potato Stew

"This is the best soup I have ever had"-comments from my hubby after eating this soup,I didn't know if I should be overjoyed or feel confused, trust me this is not the first "best" soup I have made and this comment came after I brought home the split pea soup and french onion soup I... Continue Reading →

Lima Bean and Kale Soup

Kale is really not my most favorite food but I decided to give it a try.I realized the reason a lot of folks do not appreciate kale is the earthiness and the bitterness in the leaf.So if we offset it with some Acidity it should balance out the dish.I also wanted to add some body... Continue Reading →

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