Category Archives: Soups/Salads

SOPA DE FIDEO: MEXICAN COMFORT FOOD

Cultures all over the world have enjoyed a form of pasta for centuries, and while this humble noodle has roots in Moorish Spain, fideo is a staple in most Mexican pantries. In Spanish, fideo means noodle. This noodle is typically found in a bag...
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Sopa de Ajo, or Sweet Garlic Soup Recipe

Due to our warmer than normal California spring weather, it is crazy and unfathomable to picture anyone standing over their stove making soup.  However, there are parts of the country that are still under a blanket of snow or in the midst of a...
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Lentil Soup with Chorizo

For some reason I've been craving lentils lately as I have been searching for meals that have more fiber and less carbs. I wanted to create a heartier dish that would feel more like an entire meal than merely a side dish. The heat...
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Chicken Soup with Roasted Vegetables

At the Chavez-Rodriguez household, we're in recovery mode. Thankfully, a hearty chicken soup with roasted vegetables came to the rescue! Sometimes all of the hullabaloo of Christmas wears a body down. Not to mention the increased interaction with people (and their germs) in stores, malls,...
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