Snow with Ham and Lentil Soup

Hello Everyone, The weather is colder and snowier than I can remember in years. Since my childhood, I’ve survived two of Chicago’s biggest snowstorm blizzards! The first one was Chicago’s snow blizzard January 26, 1967 where 23 inches of snow fell! The second blizzard was on my wedding day (ex-husband) January 27th, 1979 when 16.5 inches of snow fell.   All… Read More

Chicken and White Bean Soup {Quick & Easy}

I’ve been trying to incorporate more fiber into our diets. We love soup anytime of the year, but especially during winter.  I typically make Chicken Noodle soup, but decided to change it up a bit and make Chicken and White Bean Soup. Legumes (beans) add great protein and fiber to a diet.  I also wanted a quick and easy recipe… Read More

Something I Just Cooked Up!

  Hi All, Weather has cooled down in Illinois, leaves are changing and snuggle time is here once again!  All of this makes me want some of  my most favorite foods – soup! I love chickpeas! What can you do with chickpeas you ask?  Drain and sprinkle a little lemon juice and salt to eat as a snack.  Make hummus!… Read More