Tag Archives: Soups and Starters

  • Roasted Veggie Rainbow Soup

    Posted on November 2 by Joy in Food.

    I know, I know,  I always say “this is my favorite” and “this is the easiest” but I swear to you this soup recipe is ONE of my favorites and wins the ticket in the EASY soup department. I didn’t even use a pot!!!! Now that’s stupid easy! Aside from chopping up some of the veggies, […]

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  • Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

    Posted on July 28 by Joy in Food.

    For all those buffalo chicken fans, this recipe will surely please your heart! The same great buffalo sauce taste without the added oil from frying! Moist, delicious, and loaded with flavor these meatballs are way healthier! They are a great “game day” appetizer, dinner, yummy on a fresh baked roll or topped on a salad  (Buffalo […]

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  • Chilled (or Warm) Sriracha Shrimp

    Posted on July 24 by Joy in Food.

    Ingredients: 2 lbs. large shrimp, cleaned 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon pepper 1-2 tablespoons Sriracha sauce 1 tablespoon herbs de provence just season and roast…serve chilled (or warm)…   Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil for easy cleanup. Place cleaned shrimp in bowl. Drizzle with olive oil. Season […]

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  • Chunky Guacamole

    Posted on July 19 by Joy in Food.

    AVOCADO=HEALTHY & GUACAMOLE=YUM!!! There is no other way to describe this amazing food! A little lime, cilantro & cayenne….so clean and delicious, the perfect accompaniment to a summer BBQ! I served with Mary’s seed crackers…my fave and tortilla chips! the ingredients… cut the avocados in half…cube the avocado…squeeze lime & season…too & serve… Ingredients: 3-4 […]

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  • Easiest Gazpacho

    Posted on June 4 by Joy in Food.

    I have had this recipe for quite some time and have not made it in ages, but when my cousin Debbie texted me yesterday saying she needs a gazpacho recipe, I went into “gazpacho mode”! As promised, I told her I would get on it, so here it is. Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup because it’s […]

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  • Shrimp Avocado Salad

    Posted on May 27 by Joy in Food.

    Shrimp and Avocado remind me of summer and when it begins to get warm I start craving light, satisfying meals! This one definatly takes the cake when it comes to light, filling, healthy and quick! You must make this ASAP! Great for lunch, dinner or summer BBQ appetizer! I served it over a salad of […]

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  • Chunky Minestrone

    Posted on April 25 by Joy in Food.

    So I thought Spring was coming but apparently I was wrong! It’s the end of April and freezing out! I had a bunch of vegetables in my fridge and I knew I was not going to use them this weekend so I threw them in a pot, added a few other ingredients that I had […]

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  • English Pea & Asparagus Soup

    Posted on April 24 by Joy in Food.

    This is the perfect summer soup and what makes it so perfect is that it can be enjoyed hot or cold! The flavors are so fresh, like you are eating a bowl of sunshine! So clean, so healthy, so delicious! Saute onions in evoo… and the veggies… herbs and feta go in, then blend…   […]

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  • White Bean Arugula Hummus

    Posted on March 31 by Joy in Food.

    Why buy store bought hummus when it only takes 5 minutes to make it homemade! Besides the taste being a thousand times better, you can use the freshest ingredients and see exactly what is going into the recipe. It’s truly so simple and quick to prepare! This recipe can be enjoyed as a snack, as a salad topper, […]

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  • Greenest Soup Ever

    Posted on March 28 by Joy in Food.

       This soup is just so delicious and fresh, filled with lots of veggies! I always freeze my soups in individual containers for an easy go to meal. This soup is so satisfying as is but feel free to add shredded or grilled chicken for a hearty dinner or do as I did and add whatever […]

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