Sweet Potato Soup

If it weren’t for the the intense heat and humidity here in Boston during the summer I could truthfully eat soup year round. I’m a true veggie addict and being able to combine various in season vegetables to create a hearty and healthy meal in a bowl is just simply perfection. I love how versatile soup and stew can be. You can easily make a healthy and filling meal with a little broth, a few veggies and a protein if desired. How easy is that?! Soups like this Sweet Potato version are on my list of top favorites for its smooth texture and bursts of flavors from the sweet potato, coconut and spices. It’s not only delicious but offers healthy carbs, fats and is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins.  It’s such a great fall soup that can be served as a gorgeous starter course or paired with a fresh, crisp salad for a main course. If you want to bring together all the yummy things fall has to offer you can even serve this with my Apple Carrot Bread (pictured). I guarantee if you love soup as much as I do then you need this one on your menu!

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Crock Pot Beef StewΒ 

Every time I use my crockpot I wonder why I don’t use it more often. It’s just so convenient! Even though we are (FINALLY) experiencing Spring up here in the Northeast I still love a hearty warm stew for dinner every now and then. On that note, I whipped out my trusty old crock pot last week and made this delicious beef stew… Continue reading

Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili

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Soups and chilis are my winter staple meals. It’s an easy, healthy one pot dish that both warms and fills you up. When it comes to chili there are so many variations, with beans, without beans, turkey, beef, vegan, veggies, etc. and I’ve tried them all. I really love a chili that has a good balance of tomato, veggies and spice. A little extra kick is always a good way to go too. Continue reading