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Hosting a Soup Swap this Winter

By Emma Grace: As the days get shorter and nights get cooler, I naturally switch from summer energy to a more subdued autumn and winter vibe; however, I don’t want to sacrifice my time with friends for my tendency to be cozy! Spending time nurturing your social life has shown …

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Super Charge and Super Fast — Food on the Fly

By Fredrica Syren: Between 3 kids and their activities and a very busy schedule, putting lunch or dinner on the table can be a challenge … and I mean a HUGE challenge. I am starting to understand why parents who work long hours may end up serving takeout food or …

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Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup

By Fredrica Syren: My friend Cori gave me lots of large pumpkins that she grew this fall. I roasted and pureed most of them, and froze them. Cooking with pumpkins is lots of work but so worth the time and effort. Not only does it taste great but it is …

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Creamy White Bean & Kale Soup

We eat a lot of soups in our family for many reasons; it’s cheap, it’s easy to make and my kids love soups. This is one of my favorite soup because I can use vegetables from my garden and just add some beans which I always have a good stash …

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Meatless Monday — Ginger Carrot Soup

By Fredrica Syren: Soup is the perfect food for the soul  when you’re sick.  I have a million soup recipes, and we eat soup at least twice a week. This past week, my baby boy Liam has been sick with a very bad cold and, therefore, has been a little cranky …

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Creamy Mushroom Soup with Apple and Walnut Toast

By Fredrica Syren On Fridays, my kids get to choose what we’re eating. You would think that would mean pizza, burgers or maybe hot dogs, right? Oh, not my kids, who are gourmet eaters. Bella had watched a cooking show with Jamie Oliver (her mom’s daughter, for sure!) and wanted …

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Meatless Monday — Curried Vegetable and Lentil Soup

By Fredrica Syren It’s true that following a well balanced vegetarian diet is very good for your health, but I think it’s an assumption that all vegetarians and vegans eat healthfully. There are plenty of vegetarians and vegans who do not like vegetables and/or eat tons of processed foods. A …

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Meatless Monday — Coconut Pumpkin Soup

By Fredrica Syren  Since I like to eat according to the seasons and whatever fruit and vegetables are available locally, fall always means pumpkin to me. I like making quinoa stuffed pumpkin, pasta with pumpkin, pumpkin desserts and my kids’ favorite — pumpkin soup. I like to use fresh pumpkin; …

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Five Packaged Foods You Never Need To Buy Again

By Fredrica Syren On www.grist.org I came across a list of five food items you can make yourself and never have to buy again. I was intrigued. I love the idea because it will save money, health and of course the environment when you eliminate all the packaging and wrappings. Check out the list with easy …

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Creamy Broccoli Soup, When a Fast Meal is a Must!

Have you had one of those days when it’s lunch or dinnertime, kids are starved and cranky so you need to put food on the table ASAP? Well I have a lot of those days and that’s when it’s so hard to make something nutritional and not go for processed …

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