Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Tag: low fat soup

Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

Here’s a mid-week quicky.

I have been eating soups for lunch for many months now and I am tiring of the same old, same old.

So, inspired by my friend L-Mac, I created a lovely little soup that you might like to try.

It is LOW fat, LOW GI and vegetarian.

Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup Recipe


1 smallish sweet potato

half a butternut pumpkin

1 carrot

1 cup of dry red lentils (or so)

2 leeks

2 stalks of celery

2 tsp minced garlic/ or 2 cloves

2 tsp minced ginger

1 large carton, or 4 cups of …

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


(all ingredients should be chopped into small pieces)

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

1 onion

1 …

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, …