It's been cold here in the Great Lakes!  And there's nothing better to beat back the cold than a hot steamy bowl of homemade soup.  Mmm. Good! Nearly every week, I'll roast a chicken, remove the meat from the bones, and gently simmer the bones and some veggies for at least 24 hours so I can have the elixir of the gods... delicious, healing, bone broth.  Often I made homemade chicken soup with the broth.  Sometimes I go wild and make another hearty soup, but chicken is our mainstay.  We love it and enjoy it for several days.  That means I have simplified my meal planning in a BIG way.  I love not … [Read more...]

When it comes to cold weather... there's nothing better than a delicious bowl of soup to warm your family's hearts. Snow seems to be sweeping across the country... but again we received an inch at best.  Still it's plenty cold outside.  I make homemade soup almost every week during the winter.  It doesn't require a lot of effort and it's so easy to heat up a bowl or two for a quick and hearty warm up.  My chicken gumbo is the favorite around here.  What's yours? If you'd love some hearty and delicious soup ideas... we've got some great recipes for you!   10 Delicious Soup … [Read more...]