Category Archives: Soups

Remember the cabbage soup that was supposed to make you lose weight? Here it is!

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Losing weight means watching calorie intake and exercising daily – in moderation. Here is a recipe – boring but pretty good. I can take it for about three days and then I am done! Enjoy! Cabbage Fat-Burning Soup Ingredients 5 … Continue reading

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New Board, New Speech and New Recipe!

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I am so honored to be appointed to a new Board – Vanir Construction Management,  a global company. And recently I was also delighted to give a keynote at an event titled “The Chief Lawyer and Corporate Board” – speaking … Continue reading

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The most divine minestrone soup !

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We love minestrone – but this one was the best ever as we cooked it in the slow cooker. Enjoy! Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup ( Low in Calories too – about 200 calories for 2 cups) Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) … Continue reading

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Cabbage Casserole – a one dish dinner that could not be easier! In the Slow Cooker of course!

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Cabbage Roll Casserole Ingredients 2 pounds ground chicken 1 cup chopped onion 1 (29 ounce) can tomato sauce ( note this is NOT ketchup!) 3 1/2 pounds chopped cabbage 1 cup uncooked brown rice ( you could use white rice but we … Continue reading

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Who said Dogs do not smile? Our new rescue does!

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Dogs smile. No doubt in my mind. Just take a look at our grandsons with Goldie our new rescue. Is she a happy dog or what? We are still enjoying the cold weather – and hoping for more rain!! WHOHOO! … Continue reading

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Egg Drop Soup – sooo easy and yummy – light too

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I love noodles – of all kind. And chicken soup is soothing – still cannot find proof that it helps ( empirical proof that is) – just the goodness of the way I feel when I eat it! And that … Continue reading

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Beef Barley Soup – Ina Garten Style with Little Farm Modifications

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My husband loves Beef Barley soup especially on a cold day. Here is a great recipe from Ina Garten – with a few modifications. Beef Barley Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon good olive oil 2 pounds beef oxtails Kosher salt and … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup – easy and filling

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Chicken Tortilla Soup in the Slow Cooker ( from All Recipes with some changes) INGREDIENTS 1 pound shredded, cooked chicken 1 (15 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes,mashed 1 (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, … Continue reading

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Chowder – a quick easy winter meal that is great when cooking with kids!

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Chowder is not something that we ate in South Africa. So I didn’t grow up with it. But on our first visit to the USA we went to Boston and then later in life we went to Thailand – and … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie with a difference – not the white sauce kind, but the tomato sauce kind!

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I love pastry of all kinds – and this is an easy way to make a pot pie. I do not like the creamy white sauce that goes with most pot pies – so this one uses a rich darker … Continue reading

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