ready in about 30 minutes; serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • low sodium chicken broth
  • kosher salt
  • garlic-infused olive oil
  • minced fresh ginger
  • small lime

Rice made texture kinda gelatinous – either don’t overcook (I had left on stove to keep warm for a long time) or try less rice and sub in bulgar or more lentils?

ready in about an hour and 15 minutes; serves 8
You might need to buy:
  • lemon slices to squeeze into the soup when serving
  • dried mint
  • tomato paste
  • chicken stock
ready in about 25 minutes; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • balsamic vinegar
  • pure maple syrup
  • fresh minced ginger
  • unsalted butter
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt
ready in about 30 minutes; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • finely grated orange zest
  • fresh orange juice
  • pure maple syrup
  • balsamic vinegar
  • kosher salt
  • extra virgin olive oil
ready in about 30 minutes; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • mayonnaise
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • slightly packed finely grated parmesan
  • bread crumbs
  • dried parsely
  • lemon zest
  • dried thyme
  • garlic-infused olive oil

Makes twice what we need for one meal. Consider halving the recipe…

ready in about 25 minutes; serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • parmesan cheese blend
  • flour
  • grated Parmesan cheese

Ben doesn’t like plain creamy soups – add corn for him for texture.

ready in about an hour; serves 6
You might need to buy:
  • vegetable broth
  • salt & fresh ground pepper
  • white wine
  • pure pumpkin puree
  • sour cream for garnish

I cut back butter, sugar and maple syrup as I found it a bit too rich (original recipe called for 2 tablespoons of each).

ready in about an hour and 5 minutes; serves 2
You might need to buy:
  • maple syrup
  • Freshly ground black pepper

A healthier, denser version of the classic

ready in about an hour and 10 minutes; serves 8
You might need to buy:
  • and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • vanilla extract
  • large eggs
  • plain Greek yogurt
  • old-fashioned oats

These should be served hot/warm.

ready in about 25 minutes; serves 4
You might need to buy:
  • 1⁄2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1⁄2 tablespoons butter
  • salt and pepper