Category Archives: soup

Null soup. 1/7/22

Good for lunch, good for dinner, good for snack, null soup! I made a big pot of null soup the other day for times when I am too tired to make something nutritious and might slide into choices I wish … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 1/4/22

Winter seems like the perfect time for hearty soups. I love clam chowder but not all the cream! The clam chowder we make gets its liquid from two bottles of clam juice and the liquid from two cans of minced … Continue reading

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Lunch on a winter day: Turn your salad into soup! 12/28/21

It is rainy and chilly here in Northern California for which we say, YAY! Our water woes seem like daily news reports and we have been asked to cut back on usage. So we are happy to have rain but … Continue reading

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Null soup++. 12/4/21

Back in the day when the only things that were free on Weight Watchers were non-starchy vegetables, I used to make this soup with only chicken broth and vegetables. We affectionately called it null soup. Although not very exciting, it … Continue reading

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Lightened N.E. clam chowder. 12/2/21 Day 56 GBTG

For about 12 years of my adult life I lived in New England. Chowder is a big thing there. We used to occasionally go to Durgin Park in Boston where a bowl of clam chowder and a dessert of Indian … Continue reading

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Chicken vegetable soup. 10/31/21

While I am not a big fan of a bowl of raw vegetables (salad), I do enjoy a big bowl of cooked vegetables and broth (soup). Now that it is getting chillier and as Standard Time approaches more soups and … Continue reading

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Rhode Island clam chowder and avocado toast. 10/19/21

This chowder is the brothier cousin of the traditional creamy and thick New England clam chowder. We used to live in Massachusetts and spent several times a year traveling to New Jersey where my parents lived. One time we stopped … Continue reading

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Rhode Island clam chowder. 9/10/21

We finally got around to making clam chowder since the weather has cooled down some. Rhode Island style chowder is much lighter than its super thick and creamy cousin to the north. Of course I have pared down the cream … Continue reading

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Gazpacho and chickpea salad. 9/9/21

As the temperature keeps hovering in the mid- to upper 90s, I am finding ways to keep from heating up the kitchen. On Thursday I made gazpacho from the myriad Roma tomatoes that our daughter brought home from the Community … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 7/8/21

We were supposed to be preparing shrimp tonight but we opted to change the menu to a favorite of ours, clam chowder. I have taken a traditional recipe for New England clam chowder and lightened it up so that it … Continue reading

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