Summing it Up...

Now, that I'm way on the wrong side of sixty, I feel that being true to self is important. "I yam, what I yam." Kindness and smiles are to be given away. Women are strong. Men are more vulnerable than we believe. Husbands may come and go...but one thing I know for sure is that I will NEVAH live without a corgi or coffee in my life if I can prevent it. Come piles of dog fur or hot water!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hump Day "Therapy" Soup...


I don't know about you, but by five o'clock on a dark, windy Wednesday, I'm hankering for the end of the work week. Tonight, I resisted the temptation to just run through McD's for a daily double. Instead, I came home to a pair of bouncing corgi kids, and began chopping veggies.
In a pot, I emptied a can of low-sodium chicken broth, added in leftover chicken breast and ham, perhaps a half cup of meat. While that simmered, I chopped three green onions, a heaping handful of chopped celery, a small bunch of broccoli, and a handful of fresh spinach. It needed color, so in went one large carrot, farmer chopped. Thinking of Hungry Girl creations, I threw in two wedges of Laughing Cow reduced fat swiss cheese. The lid was put on, and the heat lowered. When the bright orange carrots were just tender, I stirred in a tablespoon of Wondra, the miracle flour. Presto, chango, lo' and behold...supper! This made a one and a half serving in my jumbo Starbuck's mug. Delish, fast, and the crankies flew out the window.
Soup....it's what's for dinner and soothes the soul.

9 comments:

Cindy Caudle said...

Sounds yummy. I love soup on a cold windy day.

Mevely317 said...

Yum! I'll bet your kitchen smelled so good!

Angela said...

Your soup sounds way better to me than anything from McD's could offer up! I love soups but I have never heard of a soup like the one you made! Sounds like you had a lot of good things in your frig to use to make it too!

Chatty Crone said...

I bet the smell of that soup permeated through the air - I can almost smell it - delish! sandie

Ms Sparrow said...

Sometimes I think making a batch of soup is even more enjoyable than eating it!

Chicken Wrangler said...

That sounds interesting! Micky D's too much gets old - time to get back to learning to use our own kitchen once again! How'ya been, girl?

Whosyergurl said...

Look at you! So creative! I have to have a recipe!
xo, Cheryl

ArtyMarti said...

Just found your blog. Girl, you have way too much ambition after working all day, but your soup sound delish. Come visit me, we have a lot in common.

ocmist said...

I LOVE creating a good hearty bowl of soup... especially on a cold day. I just wish hubby liked soup!:( I still sneak some in for me sometimes even if I have made him a steak! I wish I had a big cup right now, as it is FREEZING in here! Linda

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