spring vegetable minestrone soup

Soup is always my go to dinner on a Thursday when life is that bit more chaotic! This one takes no time at all to make, with prep and cooking time being only 15 mins. I use whatever green veg I have in but it really is good with beautiful in-season asparagus. I like to…

tomato, chorizo + butterbean soup

We are craving some quick and easy comfort food on this stormy Doris evening. This stew like soup is packed full of bright and sunny Mediterranean goodness. We can all but dream! Served with a gooey reduced fat cheese toastie of seeded bloomer, this really is a delicious, nutritious and filling dinner. Enjoy, Mrs H…

tuscan bean soup

I adore big hearty bowls of soup for a quick tea on busy week days. This one is packed full of goodness and takes no time at all to make. I enjoy this with a sprinkling of reduce fat cheddar on top and some freshly baked bread. Satisfying and healthy in one bowl. Enjoy, Mrs…

quickie chicken noodle soup

Brrrrrrr – We are well under the thumb of winter here in Narnia this evening as it’s hitting -6!!  Both boys have been out in it with after-school activities and are in need of a serious warming up before they head on to the next activity! Thursday evenings are crazy and therefore dinner has be…

broccoli, spinach + chive soup

Even with the awful forecast for today we just had to escape cabin fever and get out for a quick walk and re-energise. We are so very lucky to have such stunning walks around the Peak District, just minutes away from home and one of our favorites is Macclesfield forest. Even on a cold and wet…

beetroot, ginger + parsnip soup

After a murky and misty sunday morning stroll at Tegg’s nose to breathe some fresh air and blow the cold cobwebs away, we popped into the little tea rooms to refuel and they happened to be serving steaming bowls of bright pink beetroot soup. It looked so colourful and warming against the backdrop of the damp and cold morning, and gave me some…