Cold Days…Warm Soup

Lately we have had some chilly and cold days in Michigan.  I love soup when its cold out and this is one of my favorites because its filled with healthy fats like coconut oil and coconut milk. Thai Style Coconut-Chicken Soup 1 tablespoon coconut oil or ghee 3 shallots, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 4 […]

Healthy Fats for a Healthy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Wouldn’t you love it if I told you fats are good for you and you need to eat more fat this year?  Well, its your lucky year, because that is what I am here to tell you!  Many people think they need to avoid fats like butter or coconut oil thinking them to […]

Turkey Soup and Bone Broth

I just picked up a fresh turkey today from my farmer friend and it’s a big one – 26 lbs!!!!  This is also the first time I get to host Thanksgiving so I am excited, however, I am not sure how the turkey is going to fit in my oven!  I am hoping to have […]

From-Scratch Bone Broth Is Easier Than You Think

Bone broth is all the rage right now, and for good reason: it’s rich in proteins and minerals, it’s easy to make—just let bones and veggie scraps simmer for an hour or two—and it’s just about free, because you often make bone broth with ingredients you would have otherwise thrown away. People say “bone” broth […]

Amazing Tortilla Soup

Fall is here, which means its soup time!  This is one of our family favorites that I have shared before but want to make sure everyone gets it.  I make this in large batches and freeze it in Pyrex Dishes so we have it on hand at any given time.  We have this for dinner sometimes […]

It’s Soup Time!

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and this time of year makes me want to eat more warming foods – like soups! Soups can be very comforting in the colder months and also very healing.  As many Grandmother’s will tell you “chicken soup can cure a cold!”  The key is using […]