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‘Soup’er Sunday – Bean Soup

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~ Nothing tastes as good as home made soup on a chilly day.  This delicious bean soup is quick and easy to make. The ingredients fit nicely into a mason jar to make a tasty hostess gift or Christmas gift. This ‘soup’er Sunday recipe comes from  Garden Therapy’s ebook of Homemade Gifts. The original printable recipe is here.  I purchased all the ingredients at the Bulk Barn and made up some jars in no time.  To put together two gift jars it cost less than $4.50   It took me longer to design a label with the cooking instructions to add to
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‘Soup’er Sunday – Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

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~ Would you like a bowl of sweet potato and carrot soup?  It is delicious and a great way to get your servings of vegetables. This is a quick and easy to soup to make and it freezes well in smaller portions.  I’m a plain cook, don’t add many spices or seasonings due to health issues. Ingredients 500 gram sweet potato, cubed 300 grams of carrots, diced small 80 grams sweet onion 4 cups of water 1 cup of milk stock cube is optional, or substitute water for veggie stock seasoning of your choice Directions Saute onion in butter till
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‘Soup’er Sunday Green Pea Soup

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~ I’m a slow food lover and have been making different soups and stocking up the freezer.   This recipe comes out just like a certain condensed pea soup and it was delicious but the best part is it doesn’t have all the added salt. The recipe was in The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook which I picked up for $2 at one of the local Seedy Saturdays I went to.  The cost to make this green pea soup was just under $1.50 and it made 6 servings.  It’s a split pea soup with a twist. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of green
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‘Soup’er Sunday – Leek & Potato Soup

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~ Leek and potato soup has to be one of my all time favourites.  I’ve shared this recipe before but have recently updated it a bit to include more accurate measurements.   I’m all into weighting the food we eat and recording it.  This is something my dietician recommended as a way to control portions.  I also have to be careful with what I eat as I have diverticulitis and irritable bowel syndrome.   I stopped using ready made veggie and chicken stocks as they have so much salt in them.  I control the amount of salt as I recently
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Yummy Leftover Turkey

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~Thanksgiving in Canada has come and gone.  It was a fantastic time to get together with family and enjoy love, laughter and a lovely meal.What do you do with leftover turkey?   Here are a couple of my favourite leftover recipes.First is turkey soup.There was plenty of cooked turkey that was cut into small pieces. I cubed 6 medium potatoes, sliced a couple of stalks of celery and diced up some carrots and sweet onions.  I added some frozen peas and green beans and some pot barley.  All of this went into about 8 cups of water and a couple of
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‘Soup”er Sunday – Sausage and Bean Soup

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It’s time for another “Soup”er Sunday recipe. There is nothing like comfort food on a really cold day. I recently made a sausage and bean soup.  This really isn’t homemade soup as most of the ingredients come right from the can and just get all mixed in and cooked together.  But sometimes you just need a quick hearty meal to make. Serve with nice crusty bread for a tasty dinner.  Ingredients: -1 lb. of sausage (you can use whatever type you like depending on how spicy you like your soup) -half cup of chopped celery -quarter cup of chopped onion -mushrooms, the recipe
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‘Soup’er Sunday – Ham & Potato Soup

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~ The weather has turned really chilly, so much so we had to get out the blanket for the bed and have even had the fire on for a couple of evenings.   This is the type of weather that makes us turn to comfort food.  So for this ‘soup’er Sunday I’m sharing a recipe for ham and potato soup. This is a good recipe for using up left over ham and along with potatoes, onions, mushrooms, celery and a cream soup it makes a delicious soup made in the crock pot.  As usual I tend to tweak recipes that I
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‘Soup’er Recipe – Potato Soup

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~ When the days cool down I always yearn for a delicious bowl of soup. For ‘Soup’er Sunday here is a quick and easy potato soup.  It takes a few minutes of prep and about half hour to cook. I use 2 medium white potatoes, 1/4 cup of celery and 1/4 cup of  onion.  I use sweet onion but you can use any that you prefer. Cube the potatoes and chop the celery and onion.  Almost cover with water, just over a cup worked in a medium saucepan.  Add salt and pepper or other seasonings that you like. Bring to
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