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Simple Sausage Pasta Soup

March 13, 2022
Bowl with sausage pasta soup

It’s March here in South Carolina. I love this time of year because the weather is getting warmer, the flowers are starting to bloom and it stays light later. Spring is coming! But occasionally winter likes to give us a reminder that we’re not quite done with it yet. That is what happened this weekend. After a few weeks of temperatures in the 70s and even 80s, we…

Featured Soups/Stews

Smoked Sausage Vegetable Soup

March 6, 2022
Smoked Sausage and Vegetable Soup in a bowl with the title of the blog post overlayed

What do you do when you have lots of great vegetables and some smoked sausage that you need to use up, but don’t already have a go-to recipe to use them all in? And you need something without waiting for it to cook in the slow-cooker. You come up with a brand new soup…smoked sausage vegetable soup! And this soup couldn’t be more simple either! I love March…

Featured Soups/Stews

Ground Beef and Barley Soup

January 24, 2022
Ground Beef and Barley Soup in a red soup mug sitting on a wooden table

I just love a good soup in the winter! And I love creating new soups with ingredients that are new to me. Of course, I always try to use simple ingredients which just make my body feel better. This ground beef and barley soup is no exception! It is simple, and yet satisfying. The winter of 2022 has been a particularly cold one. It isn’t often we have…

Featured Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Soups and Stews Soups/Stews

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff Soup

September 15, 2021
Picture of a bowl of beef stroganoff soup

Sometimes my schedule gets busier than I would like. I might have days or weeks that are filled a little too full with obligations. Luckily, this isn’t my life regularly and I’ve designed things that way on purpose! We live in a time when being “busy” seems to be almost expected. But as an energy-sensitive person, that type of life leaves me drained! And as much as I…

Instant Pot Soups/Stews

Instant Pot Chicken Taco Soup

March 12, 2020
A bowl of chicken taco soup

Dump and set recipes make eating healthy so much easier! And when you’re using either a slow cooker or an electric pressure cooker, it’s a no-brainer. I actually made this chicken taco soup on an evening when I needed something I could make quickly with little fuss. I had forgotten to thaw out meat, so I wasn’t sure what to fix for dinner. I had all of the…

Soups/Stews

Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup

February 13, 2018
A picture of a bowl of soup with the blog post title "Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup, gluten free, grain free"

When I began to clean the processed foods out of my diet, one of the things that I was a little distraught over was having to give up the wonderful casseroles that are in my roundup of favorite dishes. I thought I’d have to say goodbye simply because they called for condensed cream of mushroom, chicken, or celery soups. And for a while, I substituted a good organic…

Gluten Free Recipes Instant Pot Soups/Stews

Instant Pot Sausage Rice Soup

November 22, 2017
A picture of a bowl of soup with the blog post title "Instant Pot Sausage Rice Soup, gluten free, grain free option"

I really love getting in the kitchen and creating new recipes like this Instant Pot sausage rice soup. I love using my creativity to make new dishes that inspire my tastebuds…and hopefully yours too! But I especially love helping people discover healthy, real food recipes. This helps them to live healthier lives. Food is one important part of keeping the body functioning the way it should. Simple, unprocessed…