Category: Soups & Stews

Creole-Style Bean Soup

A taste of the south with beans from the north Ontario bean growers grow some of the best white pea beans (or navy beans) in the world. Added to this Creole-inspired recipe, they bump up the protein and fibre content to make for a delicious filling soup. Creole-Style Bean Soup Prep time: 10 minutes Cook …

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Vegetarian Mushroom Miso Soup

The secret to perfect homemade soup The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality …

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Lentil and Mushroom Stew

It’s a new year, with new opportunities to improve your diet. One of this year’s top food trends is plant-based eating, so whether you’ve tried it or not, you’ve likely heard of it. But, what is a plant-based diet? A plant-based diet consists primarily of foods derived or made from plants such as fruits, vegetables, …

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Winter Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm

If it’s wintertime, it’s soup time. Here are two new soup recipes to add to your rotation this year, featuring delicious flavours and nourishing ingredients. Carrot Turmeric Rice Soup Prep time: 5 minutesCook time: 45 minutesServes: 4 – 6 Ingredients Directions Chicken Lemon Rice Soup with Butternut Squash & Kale Prep time: 20 minutesCook time: …

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A Bounty of Choices at the Farmers’ Market (with an Acorn Squash Soup Recipe)

A Bounty of Choices Still Remain at the Farmers’ Market As the leaves turn and a chill is in the air, the bounty of fall harvest is still available at your local farmers’ market. The variety is less, but there is still plenty to choose from including beans, lettuce, various squashes, pumpkins and root vegetables. …

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Halloween Party Food Ideas & A Sophisticated Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Halloween party food can be really fun to make, it’s the time of the year when you can make your food look unappetizing and people will still want to eat it. Children love the thrill of eating what they think is dismembered body parts and ordinary food that has been dyed fun colors. If you …

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Classic Maritime Seafood Chowder

For most of us, the transition from summer to fall can be tough. Long, sunny days and trips to the beach or pool are quickly replaced by cold, dark nights spent trying to warm up. As temperatures drop, we reach for comforting heartier dishes and recipes featuring in-season produce. To make the transition a little …

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Warm Up Your Fall With These Apple Cider Recipes

Onion soup with apple cider Autumn is often a time of cold, grey weather. Fortunately it is also apple harvest time, and the season for keeping warm with comforting food and drinks. Enjoy reassuring recipes for body and soul featuring Green Mountain Hot Apple Cider Mix in K-Cup pods for the Keurig system, which combine …

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When It’s Too Hot to Chew: Gazpacho

Beauty shall be edible or nothing. -Salvador Dalí Maybe you think of soup as something to eat on a cold winter’s day, served in a mug you can cling to with cold hands. Or perhaps you think of soup as an accompaniment to a sandwich, something cooked in a single pot of simmering leftovers. Think …

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Pistachio Gazpacho with Watermelon and Cucumber

By Chef Gerald Hirigoyen, Piperade, San Francisco Chefs Laurent Manrique, Roland Passot and Gerald Hirigoyen hold the most envied title of their profession: Maître Cuisinier de France or Master Chef of France. Chefs are chosen to join one of the world’s most prestigious culinary associations through an exhaustive six-month review process that dates back to 1951. For …

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