Thursday, March 26, 2015

Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party #140

Welcome to the Foodie Friends Friday
Linky Party!!

Meet Our Co-Hosts!

Simple Carrot Soup

I've never been successful at growing carrots so I always purchase them.  We bought a huge bag of organic carrots a while ago.  Some of them we use in our smoothies, some in our dishes and then my husband asked me for a soup made with the carrots. This soup is creamy and easy to make.  The ingredients are easy to find. 

It makes a great side dish, adding a grilled cheese sandwich to round it out or serve it with some grilled chicken. 

A fancy blender will give you a smoother soup but you can still fine with an immersion blender, food processor or regular style blender.  Check out my tips at the bottom for your type of appliance.

Simple Carrot Soup                                                                                   Printable Recipe

olive oil
1 small onion, grated
4 large carrots, grated
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup water
2 Tablespoons orange juice
4 dashes cayenne pepper (more or less to your taste)
2 Tablespoons honey (more or less to your taste)
Salt and pepper to taste

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

"Brielle and Me" BOOK GIVEAWAY

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month
and today is
National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day

Some of you have met my family through my Facebook page or perhaps you read my About Me page. My beautiful daughter has cerebral palsy due to a battle with meningitis when when she was just 4-1/2 months old.  She is 18 years old now. Yes, always smiling and always happy!

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