Fish & Corn Chowder


This hearty fish & corn chowder makes the perfect easy & healthy weeknight meal, no matter what your weather outside.

Howdy friends!  I hope everyone had a beautiful Christmas and is getting to the bottom of their cookie tins.  Who’s ready for a recipe that doesn’t involve sugar and coloured sprinkles???  I definitely am!…

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Broccoli Cheez Soup

Broccoli Cheez Soup

The only thing Sara loves more than marshmallows is this vegan broccoli cheez soup.

Kidding!!  She doesn’t love it that much!  But to even put it in the same category as marshmallows is saying a lot, if you know how much Sara loves those sticky white puff-balls.

Sara's dinner ideas

But check out Sara’s list of “Dinner Ideas”… at the very top… “Broccoli cheese soup”… NOT “marshmallows.” …

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Yellow Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk & Lime

Yellow lentil soup with coconut milk & lime

In Philippines it never truly gets cold enough to make soup… but we make it anyway, because hey, soup is good, right?  I just wait for a cloudy day (and in rainy season, I never have to wait long!) turn on the air-conditioner, and pretend we measure temperature in Fahrenheit rather than Celsius.  It’s worked for me for the past 12 years, so please don’t ruin my fantasy.

Yellow lentil soup with coconut milk & lime

As I’m writing this, it’s “cool” and rainy… a perfect day for soup, wouldn’t you agree?  I love this yellow lentil coconut beauty: it has my favourite flavours of Thailand… ginger, coriander, fresh chilies, cilantro, coconut, & kafir lime… …

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French Potato Soup

French Potato Soup

This is the soup that sustained me throughout my illness in the past 2 weeks.  I might even give it some credit for helping me get better… it’s that good!

I actually got the inspiration for this soup as I watched Turbo’s homemade potato-rice-carrot food cool on the counter.  Yes, he is spoiled… but admittedly, there was some question of food allergy with him and that gluten-free dog food was just too expensive not to “stretch” with some homemade concoction of our own.  He’s now healthy and lush-coated (it wasn’t the food after all but the floor cleaner!)… but why mess with a  good thing?  So we continue to make part of his food every week, and I have to say, I’m sort of jealous every time I inhale that potato-ey aroma….

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