A close up of squash risotto with chicken

Recipe for Butternut Squash Risotto

Nothing quite says fall to me like a roasted squash. While I could eat a squash all by itself, I’d way rather puree it and incorporate it into a comforting fall risotto. This butternut squash risotto is creamy and rich, without the need for a bunch of dairy products. My lactose intolerance thanks me and […]

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A close up of creamy sausage and tortellini soup

Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage and Spinach

Sometimes a big bowl of creamy sausage and spinach tortellini soup is just what the doctor ordered…but the doctor is me and I don’t have a medical degree. I do have a strong foundation in the desire for comforting meals though, so I have some relevant credentials. This is not the kind of meal to […]

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Minnesota wild rice soup being dipped into by French bread.

Minnesota Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Minnesota creamy chicken wild rice soup is one of the few soups that Elias enjoys. It’s pretty hard to go wrong with a hearty grain, like wild rice, and a creamy broth. This soup is comforting, satisfying, and filling. Oftentimes, I find myself hungry just a couple hours after eating soup but this one really […]

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A close up of a bowl of lentil soup.

Hearty Lentil Soup

Sometimes, especially in the winter months, your body starts to crave more protein. Instead of reaching for a hunk of meat, check out this hearty, protein-packed lentil soup.

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A bowl of comforting chicken noodle soup with a spoon being lifted to eat.

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup with Egg Noodles

When I am feeling under the weather, my go to meal is, of course, chicken noodle soup. It reminds me of the “Jewish Penicillin” (AKA matzo ball soup) that my mom makes. In fact, the same base can be used for both soups and I often decide at the last minute whether to make chicken […]

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