Chicken, Rice and Spinach Soup

Chicken, Rice and Spinach Soup from

I love slow cooker soups – they’re SO easy.  Just put in all the ingredients in the slow cooker, turn it on and go!!  Today’s recipe is for a thick and tasty Chicken Rice and Spinach Soup.  Perfect for this winter, that apparently isn’t ending anytime soon (especially if you live in Boston!)         […]

Tomato Basil Soup and Tuttorosso Tomato Giveaway

Tomato Basil Soup form

A few weeks ago I was approached by the Tuttorosso  Tomato company, who are running a promotion to celebrate their new website. Their “Celebrate the Sauce” promotion runs through December 23rd. You can find their latest sauce recipes and win lots of different prizes- check them out at They sent me a great kit […]

Thanksgiving 101 Recap

Thanksgiving Turkey from

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

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 served in a bowl from

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)! […]

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