Tag Archives: soup

Onion & Bison Soup

One of our favorite pre-Primal/Paleo soups was a good homemade French Onion soup served with a couple of slices of toasted baguette topped with broiled Provolone cheese. By removing the bread and cheese and adding in some great protein, in this case bison, we have transformed a soup that was previously an excuse to eat cheese toast into a hearty Paleo meal. Continue reading

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Oxtail Soup

I love any soup that involves eating with your hands, and these slow braised oxtails are worth getting your hands a little messy. The oxtails are best if braised one day and then left overnight in the liquid. Some of the excess fat that solidifies on the top should be removed the next day, and then you can proceed with the remainder of the preparation. Continue reading


Chicken & Mushroom Soup

This soup could be enjoyed in any season, as it is not too heavy and not too light.  The soup is partially pureed, which gives it a lovely foundation of earthy mushroom flavor, which is brightened with a hint of sherry. We found ourselves back at the pot for seconds even though we were full. This recipe makes a fairly large amount, as we prefer to have lots of left-overs for lunches. Continue reading


Simple Carrot Soup with Ginger

I like to make soup fairly frequently, because it makes lunches a breeze throughout the week and does a great job of stretching our dollars. Nothing beats a hearty bowl of stew during the colder months, but nothing sounds less appetizing than sweating through a bowl of chili this time of year.  It is a great time to feature a single vegetable in all its glory. With only 6 ingredients, this recipe did not even require a trip to the store. Continue reading