Some news! Well, by now this isn’t really news, but we quit our jobs and packed up our apartment in Toronto late November to move as far as we possibly could across the country. I gave Toronto a chance for three years but I was never crazy about that city. Luckily, I have an incredibly supportive partner that would make such a big move with me. We escaped Ontario winter just in the knick of time to mild and rainy-wintered Victoria, BC.
Continue reading Ginger and Cilantro Meatball Soup (Low Carb)
Back in 2013 when I started this blog, I was still incorporating a lot of carbohydrates into my life. The common theme of my life was potatoes. They are the epitome of comfort and I generally need a lot of comfort to coax myself through the winter. This year I’ve decided to give some old favourites a low carb makeover, starting with my Chicken Barley and Beer Stew. Continue reading Chicken, Scotch Bonnet, and Beer Stew (Low Carb)
I was excited to hear from Helena over at Low Carb Lovelies when I found out she wanted to feature me as a guest poster on her very impressive and dedicated blog. We were lucky enough to find each other in the world of WordPress and she was looking for a soup to warm her bones. Just as a chill has been settling in where she lives in Australia, it has been heating up here in Toronto. Normally this is where I put a pause on all things soup for the summer, yet I excitedly accepted the offer, as I had loads of chicken stock in my freezer to use up before summer truly sets in here. Continue reading Purple Cabbage Roll Soup
Most of my soup recipes start as a quick thought I’ll jot down and then save in my gmail account draft folder as an unsent email entitled “recipes”. I usually have a few soup ideas written down at a time and I’ll slowly add ingredients to each idea when I think of what would work well.
Continue reading Chicken Fajita Soup (Low Carb)
Sometimes I get so carried away in creating such complex soup recipes that I forget to include the easier ones I’ve tried out that require few ingredients and little time. Continue reading Simple Cream of Celery Soup (Low Carb, Vegetarian)
This stock is super simple and it’s so flavourful that you needn’t fuss with any additional ingredients, such as vegetables, if you don’t feel like it.
This is a great way to use up holiday turkey leftovers. I usually freeze my bones and forget all about them for a few months. I made this using frozen bones from Christmas. It is now well past the holiday season. This stock would make a great turkey stew if you had any leftover meat. I used it to make my Sriracha Turkey Chili recipe. Continue reading Simple Homemade Turkey Stock (Low Carb)
Today’s post features a guest writer. The Soupy Stovetop kitchen was once again graced with the presence of my good friend, Dan. You may remember him from such recipes as Pork and Pancetta Chili Soup, and The BBT: Bacon Basil Tomato Soup. Continue reading Chicken and Shrimp Green Curry (Low Carb)