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12 Frilly Days of Christmas, Day 4: [Recipe] Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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Although we are enjoying a warmer than usual December here in the Canadian Maritimes, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy a nice warming soup on a cool day. We are fresh out of an overnight power outage and a nasty storm, and this squash soup is a great way for us to warm up today.

This roasted squash soup came about because I had a beautiful butternut squash to use and a craving for a thick, creamy soup. It is packed full of vegetables and is thickened with yogurt, which adds a bit of tang and a lot less fat than using heavy cream to thicken the soup.

If you’d prefer to use curry powder in place of the thyme, I think that would be wonderful. If you try it, please let me know how your soup turns out.

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[Recipe] Black Bean Soup

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Soup always reminds me of being a kid. I have so many distinct memories of soup as a child.

I remember sitting at my Nannie’s table eating Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom at lunch time. I’d bike from my school to Nannie’s house for lunch, then quickly back to school. Cream of mushroom was always on the menu.

I remember so many evenings when tomato soup and grilled cheese was our supper. Once again, a Campbell’s canned soup. To this day, it’s still one of my favourite meals.

I remember weekend lunches of Lipton Noodle soup, the envelope of yellow broth and fine noodles. I loved it. I’d scoop out and drink all of the broth first, and leave the noodles for last.

Soup’s just a part of everyone’s childhood isn’t it?

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[Recipe] “Creamy” Carrot Ginger Soup

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I’ve been dreaming of making this carrot soup for some time now. I have really come to love soup, even though my husband isn’t so crazy about it. That means that I can enjoy a whole batch for my lunches this week.

This creamy carrot soup recipe is dairy-free, vegan, and paleo-friendly. The creaminess comes from light coconut milk, instead of the regular dairy cream found in cream soups.Brightly orange coloured, this soup will make a lovely side to an Easter dinner, a time I always look forward to celebrating with my family.

Growing up, Easter was always one of my most favourite weekends of the year. Our Easter bunny always put on a great egg hunt, something we continued to do into adulthood at my parents’ house on Easter Sunday morning. The egg hunt always had to be expanded to a new degree of difficulty every year too.

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