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Incredibly Awesome Lentil Soup

Yes, I even have cabbage and fresh basil...which is better than what the recipe calls for!

Yes, I even have cabbage and fresh basil…which is better than what the recipe calls for!

I love soup.  Lentil soup the most. So I’m always searching for good recipes.  Especially ones whose ingredients I actually have. Imagine my joy when I found this one for Winter Vegetable Lentil Soup…that even included my favorite spice, curry.  I was giddy as I looked over the ingredient list. I have every one…in my kitchen…now (the better you know me the better you will understand how amazing this is).  I even thought to myself…I should have created this recipe (this is also quite humorous if you know me)!  Can’t wait to make it today and eat it tonight.  Do you have a good soup recipe to share?

Love Those Lentils!

As I near the end of my marathon training I am mindful of healthy eating, and on the lookout for yummy, good-for-you meals that are high in carbohydrates. The weather is beginning to cool and for me that’s always a good excuse to make soup. Convincing my family that soup (and bread) is a complete meal is another story.

But my family does like my curried lentil soup. When we used to live in Bloomington, Indiana when my husband was in law school, I used to stop by this great health food store where they would make a soup of the day. Their lentil soup was incredible – I sooo wish I had asked for a recipe! Because they made soup everyday, they had a base of veggies to work from, and I think that might be what made it so good. Whatever their secret, it worked! [Read more…]