Vegetable Soup


garbage soup. that was the name i gave the dish i made most often when i first moved to the city. i’m a real martha stewart if you haven’t figured it out by now. when i first came to chicago, i didn’t know anything. i had one friend who lived in the suburb. i didn’t…

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Butternut Squash Soup (& PEAPOD GIVEAWAY)


(This giveaway has closed) Oh it’s frigid, frosty. The polar vortex is upon us but for some reason, in December, it doesn’t seem so bad. At least not to me. I don’t mind the cold around Christmas when there are so many fun things to do in Chicago – zoo lights and Chriskindlemarket, ice skating,…

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Chicken Noodle Soup


if this wasn’t a monday, then i don’t know what is. well i guess then it’s just any other day of the week. but you know what i mean. thanks for getting me. my coworker has this corny, motivational saying ‘win the day’. today, i didn’t win the day. i’m not even in the bracket…

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Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup


i gave in today. i just looked my hankerings straight in the eye, shrugged, and said ‘ok. have it your way.’ wear leggings to work with the wrap that acts like a blanket you can cocoon yourself in. eat blue skittles. take that second cookie on unabashedly with excitement reminiscent of a russell simmonsworkout video….

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crockpot chicken quinoa soup


i am just a bowl of fun today. about as much fun as a vacation to the dentist while you have bronchitis. which i did. yesterday. i know, (looking at all of you) i should have cancelled. but i already rescheduled once and i’m really big on dental hygiene. like you dont even wanna know….

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