Category Archives for Soups

The Mediterranean Diet, Cancer Prevention, and Spanish Sofrito

The most recent New York Times article about the Mediterranean Diet prompted me to revisit the essential components and foods that make up the diet.   Although the focus of the diet is reduced heart attacks and strokes, it is also … Continue reading

16. March 2013 by admin
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Creamy Acorn Squash Soup with Kale

There are so many different kinds of squash out there that are so good for you.  They are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  See my previous post on Winter Squash for all the details.   This recipe uses not … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by admin
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Green Tea Soup

I usually highlight a particular ingredient in a recipe that has breast cancer prevention properties.  This recipe has two ingredients that have been shown in studies to reduce breast cancer risk.  Many of the recipes here also have antioxidant properties … Continue reading

13. February 2012 by admin
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Winter CSA and Tania’s Antioxidant Vegetable Soup

When my husband and I moved to Charleston I first became aware of CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture).  I learned about CSA — from one of the money saving blogs I visit  — as a great way to save money on … Continue reading

31. January 2012 by admin
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Pepper and Sweet Potato Stew

I grew up having sweet potatoes as a Thanksgiving staple.  I know a lot of people with some version of the sweet potato casserole recipe topped with either marshmallow or brown sugar and pecans.  As good as it is that … Continue reading

19. January 2012 by admin
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Miso Soup

I don’t know exactly what it is about miso soup, but I absolutely love it!  Some say that it’s the umami – you know your 5th taste – that makes this soup so irresistible.   I have been craving this soup … Continue reading

05. January 2012 by admin
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Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

  Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup  Adapted from Rachel Ray recipe on foodnetwork.com This recipe contains multiple healthful ingredients that contain antioxidants. The pumpkin is loaded with cartenoids, the tomatoes contain lycopene, and the beans contain flavinoids, folate, protein and … Continue reading

13. December 2011 by admin
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