Archive for November 2013

Winter Squash Soup

Daylight savings started last week and I’m dreading the daily afternoon plunge into darkness that comes far too soon and well before I am ready for it.  Right now as I ponder my computer it’s a beautiful fall afternoon, and the crisp air and dappling sunshine on the trees outside start me thinking about savory comfort food like winter squash soup.  Winter squash is high in vitamins A and C. Vitamin A is important for our vision and helps promote healthy growth of tissue and cells. Vitamin C helps in the production of collagen and helps with our immune system.  Easy to make, this soup can join you for lunch  during a relaxed fall weekend, travels well to work in a microwave-safe glass bowl, or is a great stand-in for dinner along with some crusty whole grain bread, a few cubes of hearty cheese and a green side salad.

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