Today we celebrate National Artichoke Hearts Day. Did you know that artichokes are a good source of antioxidants, vitamin C, folate and magnesium? Artichokes are also high in fiber, calcium and protein. Artichokes are low in calories. On their own, artichokes are fat-free and cholesterol-free. Wow, that’s one health vegetable.Continue reading “Welcome Springtime with Artichoke Spinach Cream Soup”
Today in National Soup It Forward Day. The purpose of the day is to remind us that when we make a big pot of comforting soup, share it with others. We are suppose to be encouraged to deliver soup to those in need, be it due to illness, down on their luck or going through something difficult. The concept is lovely.
Now that Kiddo isn’t a kid anymore, family mealtime isn’t always such a big production of roasted chickens and mashed potatoes. Sometimes it’s simple, like a kettle of soup, some bread and unplugged time.
Bring on the chill of an Autumn evening. Bring on the comfort of a beautiful bowl of soup. My favorite time of the year has to be fall. The days are still warm enough to take long strolls through the neighborhood, while the nights are cool enough to welcome dinners that warm you to the bone. Soups. Gotta love soups.