Recipe – Cream of Asparagus Soup

Spring Spears

After months of cold temperatures asparagus starts the spring season at the top of the list as a delectable fresh green vegetable delicacy. Asparagus shoots are one of the most sought-after vegetables during the spring season. Asparagus was first grown in Greece nearly 2,500 years ago. The name asparagus comes from the Greek asparagos, meaning ...

Food for Life – Minestrone

Favorite Recipes from Staff and Friends of Steps to Life

“Children should be educated to habits of temperance, even while in their mother’s arms. Our tables should bear only the most wholesome food, free from every irritating substance. The appetite for liquor is encouraged by the preparation of food with condiments and spices. These cause a ...

Food for Life – Lentil Soup

"That blasts of January would blow you through and through" Shakespeare. Let us read some hints from our Lord as to the remedies for weather like this. "I will tell you a little about my experience with charcoal as a remedy. For some forms of indigestion, it is more efficacious than drugs. A little olive oil into ...

Food for Life – Green Pea Soup

“Grains, fruits, nuts, and vegetables constitute the diet chosen for us by our Creator. These foods, prepared in as simple and natural a manner as possible, are the most healthful and nourishing. They impart a strength, a power of endurance, and a vigor of intellect, that are not afforded by a more complex and stimulating ...

Recipe – “Curried” Vegetable Soup

Recipe - “Curried” Vegetable Soup

1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 can coconut milk 6 cups water 2 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. anise seed, ground or whole 1 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. coriander 1 Tbsp. onion powder ½ tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. turmeric ¼ tsp. cayenne (or to taste) 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 2 tsp. salt 6 cups Californis Blend ...

Recipe – Vegetarian Minestrone Soup for a Crowd

2 onions, chopped 4 stalks celery, chopped 4 carrots, cut in rounds 1 small cabbage, shredded 1-2 potatoes, chopped 2 cups kidney beans (canned) 4 cups stewed tomatoes 2 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp oregano 4 tsp basil 3 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 Tbsp dried parsley 8 cups water Saute the first 5 ingredients in ¼ cup oil (optional, may use water) in very large stock pot. ...

Recipe – Bean Soup

1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 large yellow or white onion, chopped 1 Tbsp. garlic, chopped 1 can (28 oz.) diced fire-roasted tomatoes 1 tsp. chili powder substitute 1 tsp. ground cumin 3 cans chickpeas (or kidney beans, black beans, white beans) rinsed and drained (or 4 ½ cups cooked) 4 cups vegetable broth ¼ cup cilantro or parsley, chopped 3 cups fresh baby spinach ...

Food – Soup’s On!

Perhaps the simplest and most delicious way to incorporate generous amounts of health-promoting nutrient-dense vegetables in your daily meals is in a soup.