ROASTED PUMPKIN SOUP

How To, Meal Planning, Recipes, Veggie of the Month
There is nothing more soothing than a wonderful squash soup on a chilly fall day. I usually tend to pick butternut squash as my base squash but this year I tried out some different recipes using pumpkin. Since it is only here for a short amount of time it feels like a special event when making it.  With as many food allergies as I have, I tend to look at recipes as a guideline rather than a rule. This recipe is loosely taken from, "The Martha Stewart Cookbook".  Instead of half-and-half and sour cream I used coconut milk. I also roasted the pumpkin and carrots to add a little more flavor. Pumpkin is bland it needs all the help it can get! This is really a base soup that other…
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Garlic Soup

How To, Meal Planning, Recipes, Veggie of the Month
There are many things I do that I know my clients think are weird. Probably the one I get the most reaction to is when I feel a cold coming on - I drink garlic tea. I swear it keeps the cold/flu from going into a full blown event. This idea was shared with me by one of my past clients. She was a midwife who would prescribe garlic tea to her new mom’s with mastitis. She would have them try 24 hours of the tea before prescribing antibiotics. She said only one mom came back after the 24 hours asking for the big guns. This lead me to make garlic tea whenever I feel a bad cold coming on. I just fill a sauce pan 3/4 full and place…
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