Dairy-Free and Delicious Butternut Squash Soup

Nothing warms you up like a hearty and satisfying bowl of delicious soup on a chilly day and our Butternut Squash Soup is as colorful and rich-tasting as it is filling and flavorful.

Butternut squash is loved for its mild, creamy, orange-yellow flesh and sweet, nutty taste. Good-quality butternut squash should be firm, smooth-skinned and heavy for its size.

Low in calories, rich in fiber and with almost no fat, butternut squash is loaded with antioxidants, such as beta carotene and contains more than 350 percent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vitamin A in just one cup.

This luscious squash is also a great source of lutein and zeaxanthin, two powerful antioxidants that can also protect vision. Continue reading “Dairy-Free and Delicious Butternut Squash Soup”

Kale, Leafy Green Superfood!

Kale, White Bean and Potato soup

Kale is a cruciferous vegetable and part of the cabbage family. This dark leafy green vegetable is rich in carotenoids and flavonoids, antioxidants shown to reduce the risk of certain types of cancer. Consuming kale provides an abundance of nutrients that support healthy bones, skin, hair and healthy digestion and can also reduce the risk of heart disease.

kale is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin A, manganese, and copper.  A very good source of vitamin B6, fiber, calcium, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin B2, kale is also a good source of iron, magnesium vitamin B1, omega-3 fats, phosphorus, protein, folate, and vitamin B3.  Continue reading “Kale, Leafy Green Superfood!”