Sopa de Conchas (Pasta Shell Soup)

Whenever I think of childhood winter home-cooked meals, my mom’s recipe of sopa de conchas definitely comes to mind. It takes me back to cold rainy days (like the ones we’ve been having lately) and I recall loving the smell of the soup, the taste of the soft russet potatoes and, I hate to admit, … Continue reading Sopa de Conchas (Pasta Shell Soup)

Crock Pot Recipe: Sweet Potato and Chickpea Soup (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

When I saw a recipe online for a crock pot meal with garbanzo beans (or chickpeas) and sweet potatoes, I immediately ran to the kitchen to see if I had all the ingredients I needed to get started on it.  I had all but fresh spinach (no biggie), so I took out the crock pot, … Continue reading Crock Pot Recipe: Sweet Potato and Chickpea Soup (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

Vegan Gluten-Free Beef Spaghetti (Kid Approved)

My weekdays are pretty hectic from morning to night, so spending precious time in the kitchen making meals from scratch is not always an option for me. How happy I am, though, that many stores now carry many tasteful options for gluten-free, vegan and organic meals. Five years ago, I’d be fortunate enough to find … Continue reading Vegan Gluten-Free Beef Spaghetti (Kid Approved)