Corn Chowder (in 10 minutes)

Recipes, Soups

Corn chowder in white bowl with stack of saltine crackers

There are days that I pour myself a cup of tea (or wine, depending on the day), turn on some Louis Armstrong and play around with ingredients in the hopes of creating something fabulous.  And there are other days when I fly in the house after work with a cranky two-year old who needed to be fed an hour ago … View The Post

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Indonesian Coconut Pumpkin Soup (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Soups

Coconut Pumpkin Soup

My first waitressing job during university was at an eclectic little bistro called the Tomato Cafe, nestled in the Cambie neighbourhood of Vancouver. Originally owned and founded by Diane Clement (cookbook author and previous Olympic athlete), it was true serendipity that they hired me. The Tomato has had a profound influence on my perspective on food and allowed me an … View The Post

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Mushroom Miso Soup

Recipes, Soups, Vegan

Mushroom Miso Soup

Meatless meals are good for everybody.  Eating less meat is linked to better health and reduced incidence of many diseases, and you certainly won’t hear any complaints from Mother Nature. I have made a simple version of this soup since my university days (another reason to go meatless, you’re welcome wallet), but decided to add organic tofu to it to … View The Post

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French Onion Soup

Recipes, Soups

French Onion Soup with thyme and parmesan croutons

If you look up ‘comfort food’ in a dictionary I’m pretty sure that you will see a picture of French Onion Soup. Is there a better dish to serve on a cozy fall day? I think not. While spending a weekend at our family cottage I was bound and determined to serve up my best possible version of this dish. … View The Post

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