Coconut butternut squash soup

I’ll admit I’ve definitely been on a soup kick lately. However, now I have a good reason. Few things make me more surly than extreme dental work, and I’ve been suffering through getting a broken crown replaced, for the second time in a year. That means I have to put up with a temporary non-functional…

Lemon, olive and parsley quinoa cakes

I have to give a shoutout to my friend Cristen for recommending this recipe. I always trust her discerning taste, which never leads me astray! If you’ve never tried quinoa, or are looking for a more creative way to cook quinoa, this recipe is great. Vegetarians are on a constant lookout for new protein sources,…

Corn and potato chowder

I suppose the sudden onset of winter in the form of several intense snow storms has put me in the mood for SOUP! So sue me. Everybody loves soup. Anyone who doesn’t shouldn’t be trusted. Anyway, this potato soup recipe is pretty killer, if I do say so myself. It’s kind of like a hybrid…

Curried cauliflower soup

I have to thank my coworker Nikki for recommending this recipe, which she got from a Scandinavian cookbook. Considering my own Scandinavian roots, and of course my well-documented love of anything and everything curry, this soup was an obvious choice. I took the original recipe and tweaked it a bit by adding the ginger, peas,…