Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Category: Soups

Minestrone Soup

In the southern hemisphere, things are cooling down for Winter.

And so I will post a couple of soups this week.

These soups are low in fat and carbs and make excellent lunches for those watching their weight!

That includes me, because I have been eating altogether too many puddings lately. It’s just not good. I blame the weather.

So this soup is a home recipe that ensures a hearty, flavoursome soup.

Minestrone Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

(all ingredients should be chopped into small pieces)

smoked ribs, about a third of a rack or less (or bacon bones)

1 onion

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Red Lentil Soup

The weather is cooling down (well, it is in the Southern hemisphere anyway) and so it’s time bring out the soup recipes.

To keep the calorie count down, I have carb-free meals for lunch, as it feels to me the most expendible meal of the day, in terms of deliciousness. Not like breakfast and dinner.

Now don’t get me wrong, this soup is not un-delicious, it is actually really tasty and light. But my point is, it is low fat and low in carbohydrates (unless you eat with bread that is).

Turkish Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

1 onion

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Sweet Chilli Pumpkin Soup

This recipe has a special place in my heart. Years ago, I used to own and run a small cafe and sandwich bar with AT and Mum…it was called ‘On a Roll’…get it? Anyway, we had a lovely lady working for us called Kathy and she told me about this Thai Pumpkin Soup that she liked to make. It was so easy to do and a fresh twist on an old favourite that I still use to this day. A little secret I learned when making soups, was that if you saute all the vegetables first, you’ll get a stronger, …