Category Soups & Starters

Garlic Soup – Vampire Beware!

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Garlic might not be your first thought when it comes to soup, but it is one that once you try it you will keep it in your recipe box. The thought of a soup made almost entirely of garlic may seem overwhelming, but this soup has a really mellow warming effect. Garlic soup is the perfect recipe for when you’re feeling under the weather. When you’re sick this soup provides a warming soothing effect that is almost like its hugging your body from the inside out. Once you’ve tried this soup you’ll say good bye to chicken soup when you’re down and hello to garlic. The recipe is quite simple and is sure to become one of your favorites.

Ingredients

  • 25-30 unpeeled garlic cloves
  • 2 table spoons of olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of freshly chopped thyme
  • 2 table spoons of butter (1/4 stick)
  • 20 peeled garlic...
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Pumpkin Ginger Soup – A fountain of youth

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Creamy and warm, pumpkin-ginger soup turns one of autumn’s premier staples into a zesty, tasty and very health treat.

Pumpkin is highly regarded as a “superfood”, having high amounts of beta carotene, which is the plants-source version of Vitamin A, and Vitamin K, both of which are known to boost immune function and reduce the risk of disease. Pumpkin is a great source of fiber, complex carbohydrates and a fairly significant source of protein. Pumpkin is one of the few plant-source foods which will hold almost all of its nutritional value after cooking, so canned pumpkin has almost the identical nutritional value as fresh pumpkin, without all the hassle of cooking raw pumpkin.

Ginger has long been used in Eastern medicine to treat many common disorders, such as dizziness and intestin...

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