• Corn Chowder a la Panera Bread
    Food,  Recipes

    Corn Chowder a la Panera Bread

        One of the things I love about spring and summer-time is corn season!!!  You can easily get corn anywhere and they are super sweet at this time of the year.  Although it’s starting to get warm, one of my boyfriend’s favorite thing to eat at this time is corn chowder.  He absolutely loves this soup.  When he first moved down to Santa Monica, he literally had corn chowder 3-4 times a week at Panera Bread.  And when I would come to visit him, it became our go-to quick meal since Panera Bread was a minute away and this soup was deliciously addicting.   What’s so great about Corn…

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    Barley Lentil Soup with Chicken Sausage

        The weather has been pretty gloomy the last couple of days.  Automatically, my mind goes straight to comfort food – a nice warm bowl of soup.  I wanted to make something that was easy, quick, delicious and of course healthy.  As of late, I’ve been way obsessed with barley.  I was inspired and wanted to try out this barley lentil Soup with chicken sausage. This recipe is very well balanced.  If you are watching your weight like me, a bowl of this soup is less than 300 calories.  Filled with vegetables, greens, grains, and protein it will keep you full and satisfied throughout the whole day.  It is also…