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.