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DIY Favorites – Valentine’s Day Treats

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Valentine’s Day celebrations are not complete without tasty treats. They are a lovely way to express your love for the important people in your life. If you are looking for some recipes, here are some of my favorites. Strawberry Cake Bliss Bites by Cotter Crunch:   Heart Linzer Cookies by Cooking Classy:   Heart Shaped […]


Adzuki Bean and Tomato Soup

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Lately, I have been incorporating adzuki beans into my diet. I always wanted to make soup with adzuki beans and canned tomatoes, but never got the chance until recently. I decided to combine some leftover adzuki beans with canned tomatoes, vegetable stock, carrots, celery, and corn.  Then I allowed the mixture to simmer for about […]

White Bean and Cabbage Soup

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As you know, I love making and eating soup. I could eat it every day of the week, if possible. I usually make a lentil or bean soup, adding various vegetables when necessary. However, I decided to make white bean and cabbage soup using cooked Great Northern beans and chopped cabbage that I stored in […]

Mushroom Beet Soup

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I was in the mood for soup today since it’s so rainy, cold and dreary looking outside. I had some leftover beets and some mushrooms, so I decided to make mushroom beet soup. I know, it looks more brown than red. I was wondering why it didn’t look more like this: I realized that I […]

Green Pea and Mushroom Soup

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I love soup. It’s such an easy, quick and filling meal to make. I eat it more often in the winter than in the spring. However, I decided to make an exception and make a light, quick and easy green pea and mushroom soup. I used frozen peas for my soup because they tend to […]