Crockpot Tuscan Chicken Soup

Crockpot Tuscan Chicken Soup

I made this soup for you! It’s going to get chilly soon and I want you to be prepared. You’ll be wanting something warm, hearty and comforting to come home to and what better fits the bill than a mostly hands-off, slow cooker soup? I hope you said “nothing”. This is packed with the most… 

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Spinach and White Bean Gratin with Bacon

Spinach and White Bean Gratin

This is an easy, weeknight gratin with cannellini beans, spinach, Parmesan and bacon. It’s not as rich as other gratins because it doesn’t have a cream sauce but instead relies on Parmesan cheese and a small amount of mashed-up beans to help thicken it. It starts on the stove by sautéing onion, roasted red peppers… 

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Pasta Puttanesca Soup

Pasta Puttanesca Soup

A soup with all the sassy flavors of pasta puttanesca. You know, the famous spaghetti created by Italian “ladies of the night”. With anchovies, capers, kalamata olives, sun-dried and fresh tomatoes surrounded by tubettini pasta and cannelinni beans swimming in a sea of red pepper infused broth.

Mediterranean Veggie Burgers with Lemon Caper Mayo

Mediterranean Veggie Burgers with Lemon Caper Mayo

Veggie burgers with cannellini beans, roasted red peppers, green olives, artichokes, feta cheese and fresh herbs with a bright-as-sunshine lemon caper mayo. I’ve been making a lot of veggie burgers lately. I’m going through a phase.

White Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup

White Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup

Here is a white bean, bacon and spinach soup that looks entirely unassuming. Like another run-of-the-mill soup. (This is what I thought.) I was wrong. Stuffed inside is the most incredible, full-bodied flavor. I was immediately smitten. With the very first bite. And may have even done a little happy dance.