Posts tagged as soups/stews

Cauliflower-Leek Soup with Crispy Shrimp (AIP, Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 11, 2016 at 6:45am

Around five years ago, I somehow fell into the company of a group of incredible women who were about to usher me through a massive life change. I didn’t know it, and they didn’t know it, but in retrospect I can see that the way we became fast friends was a rare and special thing,…

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Fresh Tart Fresh Start 2016 + Clam, Halibut & Kale Chowder

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 19, 2016 at 8:54pm

Happy Birthday to me and to Fresh Tart! My baby turned 10 years old on January 6, how crazy is that? If you’re newish to these musings, this blog started as The Moderate Epicurean, reflecting my then efforts to indulge gracefully without compromising my health. It didn’t work very well, ha! In fact, in retrospect,…

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Marvelously Rich and Simple Mushroom Soup (Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:48pm

As a mushroom fiend, I’ve made many attempts at mushroom soup, never to discover one that I wanted to make again. I wouldn’t keep trying if I hadn’t had the craveable ones, the ones that are the very essence of mushroom, earthy and savory and marvelously rich with hot cream and buttery fresh wild mushrooms. Since I can’t afford to make soup…

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Healing Green Broth (Paleo, AIP, Bone Broth, Whole30, Low Carb)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:59pm

UPDATE: Read on for the original recipe, but if you’re interested in the Healing Green Broth 30-Day Challenge that blossomed out of this original post, JOIN HERE. Treat yourself to a mug of this zingy and nutrient-dense elixir once/day for a month and enjoy smoother skin, fewer cravings, and improved energy. It’s awfully fun what one delicious and…

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Halibut Coconut Milk Stew with Roasted Squash (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:39pm

While I might bemoan the slow fading away of summer – and oh, I do bemoan it, loudly – there’s no denying the deliciousness of winter squash, in full display at every market and grocery store right about now. The acorn varieties are my personal favorite, particularly the jester (stripe-y like a delicata but shaped…

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Quick Melon Soup (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 20, 2014 at 2:23pm

It’s not too late, it’s not too late! There are still fantastic melons – cantaloupes and watermelons are my fave, but honeydew is lovely too – to be had at the farmers market, so don’t be too annoyed with me for being so lazy about getting this post up.I was inspired to make melon soup…

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Braised Beef Short Ribs: Braise Once, Eat Twice or More

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 16, 2014 at 3:54pm

Aaaand just like that, it’s braising season. Good, given I’ve been braising all summer long anyhow. I’m a big fan of batch cooking – cooking enough food to last a few meals – and there’s no better way to batch cook than to braise, no matter the season. Whether you cook low-and-slow in your oven…

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Soupe au Pistou (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 2, 2014 at 1:02pm

A bounty of garden-fresh vegetables and loads of fresh basil means it’s time for soup au pistou, one of my favorite summer treats. The first time I made it, I was a bit confused by the simplicity of the ingredients: vegetables cooked in water, that’s it? I underestimated the transformative power of pistou, the French…

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Homemade Chicken Broth (Bone Broth, Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Nov 7, 2013 at 6:21pm

Here, in this jar, is the pure gold otherwise known as chicken broth. Utterly delicious yes, but equally as important – soothing. Healing. Not just to my soul, but to my sometimes bitchy digestive system. When I accidentally eat gluten, or hit a non-gluten grain too hard, I had might as well pull out my…

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Ham, Bean & Sauerkraut Soup

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 29, 2013 at 3:31pm

It’s hard to beat the rib-stickin’ comfort of a bowl of ham & bean soup. I prefer it brothier than the version I grew up eating, and like many soups, it’s made even better with the tang of sauerkraut.In fact, sauerkraut’s salty acidity elevates many savory dishes, far beyond the typical brats-n-beer pairing (which is,…

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