Sausage, Red Pepper, and Spinach Soup with Quinoa

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? The time of year filled with holiday parties and shopping and trying to get your life in order before the new year begins.

It can be really stressful and cause many people to throw their hands in the air and surrender their healthy habits. Eating out, tossing back a few extra cocktails, and skipping workouts are the norm in December. But they don’t have to be!

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Turkey Chili.


The cold weather has breached Chicago. It has breached me, actually, since my winter coat is currently being shipped from across the world.  So it’s me and a pea coat against the elements. I have found, living most of my life in the Chicagoland area and especially because I was spoiled for the last two years, that a lot of it is mental. If I even think for a second that this is cold in November, I am done for. Winters last through March here and after the Christmas cheer, they are only more menacing. Also, have you heard about the bomb cyclone? It’s this year’s polar vortex, only it is supposed to be worse. I can’t think about it. Again, it’s mental.

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Tuscan White Bean Soup

One of my favorite things about colder temperatures is the advent of soup weather! Soups are high on my list of favorite meals to make–they’re so comforting, filling, and often extremely budget friendly. They’re an easy meal to make too, especially if you add some grilled bread or homemade rolls and a light salad.
Tuscan White Bean Soup


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Corn and Potato Chowder

Happy November, friends! It’s Madison from The Wetherills Say I Do.

Are you in love with this month? I know I am. Isn’t it funny how much the weather and season dictates our cravings? As it gets colder, I crave warm dishes that can warm your entire body. One of those meals for me is any flavor of soup.

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