Pea and Mint Soup Recipe from “Jamie’s Food Revolution”

“Jamie’s Food Revolution,” by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, is all about saving cooking. It’s endangered by fast food, supermarket convenience food and our hectic lifestyles. But in this engaging book, he shows how easy it is to cook delicious dinners with real ingredients. And they’re not the boring standards, each one—even meatloaf—has a little Jamie […]

Italian Nonna Soup: The Perfect Winter Warmer

Wintertime demands an antidote, and my solution is a warming bowl of fabulous soup. As a bonus, this recipe conforms to my weight-loss plan because it’s low in fat, steers clear of empty starches and focuses on hearty whole grains, legumes and root veggies. It’s even better with a spoonful of kale pesto stirred into […]

Slow Cooker Three Bean Minestrone

  Nurture is a grass-roots non-profit whose mission is to empower family members with the resources and tools to prepare healthy and delicious meals, even with limited time and budget. They give their families rice cookers and slow cookers, and then teach them great recipes and techniques to make the most of them. This yummy […]

Hearty Potato and Cheddar Soup With Bacon

Need a delicious recipe to use up some of your Wisconsin cheese? Try this great recipe adapted from “Live, Love, Eat!: The Best of Wolfgang Puck.” Serves 6 1/4 pound bacon, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup butter 2 small leeks, trimmed, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 carrot, peeled, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup […]