I think Autumn is my spirit season. I love the chill in the air in the mornings and evenings, the fact that the sun is still warm and the days are still reasonably filled with daylight, and the food! Gorgeous, winter warming comfort food! I try to ignore my waistline in the colder months and … Continue reading Dumplings!


Thick Winter Veggie Soup

This is my go-to recipe for a hearty, warming lunch or dinner. A thick veggie soup with barley. I've changed it up recently, and I'm loving the adjustment of adding tomatoes, it just gives it a lovely tang. You will need: One large onion chopped fine Two stalks of celery sliced Two carrots, peeled and … Continue reading Thick Winter Veggie Soup