Soups

Turkish Yogurt Soup with Mint

Turkish Yogurt Soup with Mint

This summer soup recipe is a perfect option for when the temperatures go up and you want to cool down. Called “Yayla Çorbası” in Turkish, this Turkish yogurt soup with mint is a traditional recipe made with tangy yogurt, cooling mint, and pearl barley. How […]

8 Tips For Eating More Vegetables Every Day

8 Tips For Eating More Vegetables Every Day

For most people, eating more vegetables every day is a habit that provides health benefits. From disease prevention to providing nutrients essential for the health and maintenance of our bodies, eating more vegetables can help us feel better and live longer lives. Here are a […]

Portuguese Kale Soup Recipe

Portuguese Kale Soup Recipe

This Portuguese kale soup recipe (caldo verde), creates a silky smooth soup made with potatoes, kale, and linguica sausage. By adding fresh herbs, I give the traditional recipe my own twist for a flavorful comforting soup. Ingredients for Portuguese Kale Soup This soup recipe caught […]

Broccoli Leek Soup Recipe

Broccoli Leek Soup Recipe

This broccoli leek soup recipe takes simple seasonal ingredients and transforms them into a flavorful soup. No one flavor overpowers another here: the sweetness of the peas mingles with the broccoli, leeks, potato, and onion to create a balanced dish perfect as a cozy winter […]

Carrot-Curry-Apple Soup Recipe with Baked Maple Walnuts

Carrot-Curry-Apple Soup Recipe with Baked Maple Walnuts

This carrot soup recipe combines warming spices and a few simple ingredients for a carrot-curry-apple soup that can be served heated or chilled and enjoyed for any meal of the day. Baked Maple Walnuts The baked maple walnuts included in this post are a terrific […]

Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe with Butternut Squash

Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe with Butternut Squash

This lentil soup recipe combines warming aromatic spices with lentils, yellow split peas, and seasonal vegetables for a subtly spicy, velvety lentil stew that will leave your house smelling amazing and your belly fully satisfied. One of My Favorite Indian Cookbooks I did not think […]

Smoky Black Bean Chili Recipe

Smoky Black Bean Chili Recipe

Cooking up a batch of this smoky black bean chili recipe on the weekend ensures a warm and comforting meal at your fingertips throughout the week. Using Pantry Ingredients I love this recipe for weekly meal planning. It comes together quickly with simple pantry ingredients, […]

Turkish-Style Beef Stew Recipe

Turkish-Style Beef Stew Recipe

This Turkish-style beef stew recipe was inspired by kara lahana çorbası, a classic collard green and beef stew from the northern (Black sea) region of Turkey. My version adds fresh parsley and mint, and swaps the collards for cabbage, making a cozy, vibrant, and healthful […]

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe with Cilantro-Lime Gremolata

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe with Cilantro-Lime Gremolata

This chickpea and butternut squash stew recipe with cilantro-lime gremolata combines aromatic spices with butternut squash, ginger and garlic for a warm and fall cozy stew. Topped with the 3-ingredient cilantro-lime gremolata, this creamy stew is perfect for a weeknight dinner and elegant enough for […]

Turkish-Style White Bean Stew Recipe

Turkish-Style White Bean Stew Recipe

This Turkish-style white bean stew recipe, or Kuru Fasulye, is the perfect cool weather comfort food. White beans are simmered with onion, pepper, tomato, and (optional) meat, creating a creamy and soothing stew. Cozy up to a bowl of these beans with a hunk of […]

Mexican Lentil Soup Recipe

Mexican Lentil Soup Recipe

This Mexican lentil soup recipe includes tomatoes, onion, cilantro, carrot, and plantain for a delightful version of lentil soup. Traveling and Cooking I learned to make this Mexican lentil soup when I took a trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Whenever I travel, I […]

Red Lentil Soup Recipe with Curry Powder and Spinach

Red Lentil Soup Recipe with Curry Powder and Spinach

This red lentil soup recipe with curry powder and spinach is a simple, delicious, and satisfying soup. I grew up eating Turkish-style lentil soup, and this particular recipe, while a departure from the lentil soup of my childhood, is an absolute favorite of mine. Ingredients […]

Chicken and Pinto Bean Soup Recipe

Chicken and Pinto Bean Soup Recipe

This homemade chicken soup comes together quickly with simple pantry ingredients and is a terrific option for feeding a crowd. Homemade Chicken Soup There’s nothing more comforting, am I right? I like to whip up a pot of this chicken and pinto bean soup on […]