Real food soup recipes

65 Delicious Real Food Soup Recipes

To close out soup week, I thought I would share with you the Mac Daddy of all soup round ups.  What?  No one says Mac Daddy anymore?  Well, no one ever said I was cool. This is still a TON of delicious real food soup recipes all in one handy spot.  We’ve got cream soups,… 

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Split pea soup feature

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

I know it may not be everyone’s favorite, but split pea soup brings back fond memories of my childhood.  My mother, while a great cook from scratch, did still rely on canned soups and convenience food from time to time.  Believe it or not, canned split pea soup was one of my favorite comfort foods…. 

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Chicken tortilla soup feature

Chicken Tortilla Soup

It’s soup week on the blog this week, which means that I’m sharing my favorite soup recipes with you all.  We’ve got cream soups, brothy soups, meaty soups, veggie soups, chunky soups, and pureed soups.  Guess what?  I love them all. Soup is such a delicious way to stretch a few items and make them… 

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup Feature

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

  There’s a popular chain restaurant that serves a variety of soups and my favorite among them is the ever delicious broccoli cheddar soup.  Creamy, cheesy, and delicious, you can’t go wrong.  When you eat a bowl full of broccoli you think you are eating something healthy no matter where you get it, but to… 

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weekly devotion

Weekly Devotion: Jacob and Esau Week 5

This is a weekly guest devotion written by my mother Estelene.  Each week she shares with us Scripture and a short devotion to encourage us.   Right in the middle of our study last week we skipped a few chapters in order to give an account of all of Jacob’s children. This week we are… 

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Controlling Toy Clutter

Controlling the Toy Clutter

A few weeks ago I found myself in the middle of a toy problem. Not just any toy problem.  I’m talking a BIG FAT HAIRY toy problem.  A problem big enough to send me over the edge. Don’t believe me?  Look at this tornado! The funny thing is I have no idea how we found… 

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How to Plan Your Garden

Dust off the gardening gloves, break out the seed starting pots.  It’s time to start planning the garden! This could quite possibly be my favorite time of year.  The weather is still cold, but I see HOPE on the horizon of warmer days as I peruse seed catalogs and online seed stores in preparation for… 

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weekly devotion

Weekly Devotion: Jacob and Esau Week 4

This is our weekly guest devotion written by my mother Estelene.  Each week she shares with us scripture and a short devotion to encourage us.   Sibling rivalry leads people down a road that should not be traveled. What is waiting for them: resentment, anger, discontentment, bitterness, and much more that is displeasing to the… 

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Clearing up Essential Oil Concerns: Q&A with Robert Tisserand

If you are on social media, it would be difficult for you to have not heard about essential oils.  Relatively unfamiliar to the masses a few years ago, they have exploded onto the scene in recent years, even in homes that don’t normally practice natural remedies.  I personally have been using essential oils in my… 

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Nourishing Picky Eaters

Nourishing Picky Eaters

I have a special treat for us today.  Many people I know deal with a picky eater in their family, myself included.  My six year old will eat pretty much everything, but my three year old has always given me fits about food.  It can be very frustrating when you just want to feed your… 

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