Category Archives: Soups and stews

‘Clean out the fridge’ meatball soup

Make a hearty and satisfying meal in less than 30 minutes! Inspired by classic North American-style Italian meatball soup, this version is fast and flexible. I vary the vegetables depending upon what needs using up in the fridge. Squash or … Continue reading

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Southwestern-style turkey and squash stew

A hearty meal that’s ready in 15 minutes or less! There’s a good reason that squash is a favourite vegetable to serve with roast turkey; it’s an irresistible flavour combination. For this stew, I decided to play up on the … Continue reading

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Asparagus and leek soup with herbed goat cheese  

A lighter, more flavourful version of a favourite springtime soup! This cheerful soup embraces all that’s wonderful about springtime – fresh new vegetables and herbs just waiting to be transformed into bright, tasty dishes. Asparagus is ideal for soup and … Continue reading

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Chicken soup with spiralized zucchini noodles  

A fast, fresh take on a family-favourite meal – and it’s gluten-free! It’s probably not a stretch in North American culture to say that for most kids (and probably adults, too), one of their very favourite soups is chicken noodle. … Continue reading

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Hearty seafood and chickpea stew

A Mediterranean-inspired winter warmer! I adore this dish because it’s so easy to prepare and absolutely packed with flavour. The tomatoes and herbs are what predominate, rather than the mild-tasting haddock and shrimp. Leftovers reheat beautifully so you might even … Continue reading

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Squash, Leek and Pear Soup

A hearty, flavourful way to warm yourself from the inside out! Autumn may be celebrated as ‘sweater weather’ by some, but for me it’s the return of ‘soup season’. I love opening my refrigerator and working with whatever ingredients I … Continue reading

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