Every year I host an extravagant dinner party for my friends. We set the dining room table up in the living room so that it’s near the warm and crackling fireplace and I ask everyone to dress up and bring their favorite bottle of wine. Last year I made a Curried Coconut Squash Soup and it was a huge ... read more
DAD’S EASY & HEALTHY GUMBO RECIPE
Gumbo with Herbed Quinoa My Dad is a good ole Southern Boy so I was lucky enough to grow up food like gumbo, fried chicken, okra and fried green tomatoes - although as a kid those green tomatoes freaked me out so I stayed away from them but everything else I was on board with! So, of course ... read more
HEALING ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP
Healing Italian Wedding Soup I mentioned the other day on San Diego Living that on average people gain 7-8 pounds during the holidays. Can you believe that?! And can you imagine how hard it is to lose that 7-8 pounds once you resolve to eat better and exercise? Don't get me wrong I love to ... read more
a craving for something warm.
Shrimp Noodle Soup It is the end of April and I wish it were summer. Instead it feels more like winter around these parts. Gray and misty mornings linger into the evening and chilly nights fill our home making me crave a hot bowl of soup. The sun teased us with a few days of perfectly ... read more