Easy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe with Apples and Cinnamon

Fall is coming quickly and with it comes an intense desire on my part for deliciously warm soups.  This easy butternut squash soup recipe is creamy and flavorful, with hints of sweetness from the apples.  I added in cinnamon and rosemary and even a pinch of cayenne pepper to give this soup recipe plenty of warmth!  If you are looking for a quick and easy one pot meal this fall, this one was a huge hit with my family. This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through a link on this site, we receive a small commission at … [Read more...]

Potato Leek Soup #Recipe

My son gave up meat for Lent this year so all of us have significantly reduced our meat intake this month.  Since mommy isn't making 2 separate dinners every night, I have been trying to get creative with high protein, non meat based meals.  Some great alternatives to meat for protein are beans, lentils, eggs, nuts, and dairy. Plant based proteins lack vitamin B12 so nutritional yeast makes a great supplement to add into the diet.  Nutritional yeast is just what it sounds like...a nutritious yeast supplement.  It isn't live so you can't use it … [Read more...]

Soup Recipe: Potato Leek Soup with Sausage

Fall is the perfect time of year for enjoy a nice, warm bowl of soup!  It is also a great meal that I can make early in the afternoon that is easy for my husband to heat up for dinner on the nights that I work! Hubby can make a mean bowl of pasta or a steak on the grill but after work he does NOT want to come home to make dinner!  This soup recipe is easy and hearty enough that you don't really need any 'sides' to go with it.  You can use low fat milk or cream, depending on if you are looking for a healthy soup recipe or one that will really … [Read more...]

Basic Soup Recipe: The only one you will ever need!

This basic soup recipe is the only one you will need from now on!  Making homemade soup will save you money and it's easy to make.  So start making soup from scratch for healthier ingredients and fewer cans! Tips for Making This Basic Homemade Soup Recipe Soup is one of those things I almost never buy premade.  I am too cheap to pay the ridiculous prices they ask for them and there is just way too much salt in it.  Not to mention the MSG, mushy noodles and questionable meat-like  ingredients they include as … [Read more...]