Thanksgiving 101 Recap

Thanksgiving Turkey from ascrumptiouslife.com

Thanks so much for reading my Thanksgiving 101 Series.  I hope you’ve found some good ideas for making the big day easier. So,  we’ve discussed the Turkey, the Gravy,  the Mashed Potatoes and the Dressing – so the basics are set.  We’ve also discussed some logistics for making the day/week go smoothly.  Today I’ve got lots […]

Corn and Red Pepper Soup

Corn and Red Pepper Soup from ascrumptiouslife.com

Today’s recipe is Corn and Red Pepper Soup – featuring the sweet corn that is plentiful right now.  I chose to puree this soup, because, well, I like a smooth soup. The potatoes act as a thickener, so there’s no flour in it, making it a gluten free option.  But feel free to leave the soup intact for a […]

Gazpacho

Gazpacho served in a bowl from ascrumptiouslife.com

As summer  heats up, I’m always looking for no-cook ideas.  Who wants to heat up a kitchen, when its already 90+ degrees outside!  Gazpacho is a fresh, healthy and delicious way to beat the heat.  I also love it because there are so many different, and fun, ways to serve it. So what is gazpacho ?  Traditionally, gazpacho is a […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Soup Chicken Tortilla

It’s been just frigid this week. It’s not often that Atlanta is colder than Alaska!  A perfect time to try this easy Chicken Tortilla Soup. Wouldn’t it be great to put all the ingredients in a slow cooker in the morning and have a hot meal ready when you get back from work (or skiing)! […]

Carrot Soup

carrot soup

Carrot with Ginger and Lemon soup. A delicious combiation and a wonderful orange color. Perfect for fall.

A fall lunch

lunch soup and salad buffet

A soup and salad lunch for the girls – lots of delicious favorites – capped off with chocolate molten cakes. What a fun afternoon!

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