Creamy Butternut Apple Soup

Creamy butternut apple soup is perfect for a chilly day, and a delicious way to get several servings of fruit and veggies! Chock full of Vitamin A too!

We discovered a new favorite soup this winter. And I found a new way to get my family to eat squash! Woohoo! The awesome convergence of my friend’s over-producing garden (she gave me a whole box of butternut squash!) plus a great sale on organic apples led to this happy discovery. At first it seemed a bit odd. Apples in soup? I knew I was going to have to keep this ingredient on the low down until everyone tried the soup. Sometimes our brains get in the way of our taste buds, you know what I mean? Surprisingly, Creamy Butternut [...] Read more »

Easy Alphabet Soup Recipe

This Homemade Alphabet Soup recipe is easy enough for kids to make! Moms, just relax and send the kids to the kitchen!

It is actually chilly here in Texas right now (that does happen occasionally!) and I am drinking nothing but hot tea. I have been craving soup too… nice steamy bowls of soup. A few years ago I created a simple recipe for Alphabet Soup for our friends at Build A Menu. I wanted my kids to be able to easily whip up a pot without much help. The weather is telling me it is time to get them in the kitchen cooking soup again! Alphabet soup combines pasta, beans and vegetables in a chicken stock base. It’s an easy way [...] Read more »

Cream of Mushroom Soup {THM-S}

Cream of Mushroom Soup - this is a Trim Healthy Mama S recipe #trimhealthymama #glutenfree

For years I was the only person who liked mushrooms in our family, so I rarely purchased them. About a year ago, Abbie decided to try to expand her palate in the mushroom realm, so I happily began to cook them more often. I am still the only one who really likes mushrooms, but everyone else (except for the youngest) is willing to eat them. Even my husband said, “You know, I’m really not a mushroom fan, but this soup is delicious!” Most creamed soups are thickened with either potatoes or flour (usually using a roux.) Potatoes and wheat are [...] Read more »