Spicy Bean Soup

Whoa! Spicy! This is 15-bean soup prepared in a pressure cooker with veggie broth, half an onion, two cloves of garlic, champignon mushrooms, homegrown tomatoes, Sriracha sauce, red pepper flakes and homegrown jalepeños! It’s served over a cup of brown rice. Whoa. I am still sweating. I love this stuff! Continue reading Spicy Bean Soup

Spicy Vegan Soup

1 quart veggie broth 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon Thai pad sauce 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 cup Korean rice cake slices (I used brown rice) 1 cup sliced mushrooms 2 cloves minced garlic 1/4 cup sliced zucchini 1/4 cubed firm tofu 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper Mrs. Dash’s Salt Substitute 1/2 cup noodles … Continue reading Spicy Vegan Soup

Veggie Soup

Often times I don’t cook with a recipe. I start throwing stuff in the pot and somehow it all turns out good in the end! That’s what I did tonight. I started out with a quart of veggie broth. I added a hefty teaspoon of red pepper flakes and an equal amount of Sriracha sauce. … Continue reading Veggie Soup


Again? Yeah, don’t judge. I spent the morning freezing my bippy off while my daughter ice skated for two hours! Nothing like spicy vegan soup to warm you up! I’ve got mushrooms, brown rice cake, peppers, spinach, garlic, shallots, kimchi, Sriracha, wasabi and beer. Hmm… I’m feeling pretty good about lunch right now! Continue reading Again?

Spicy Vegan Soup

Friday night is when I usually make spicy vegan noodle soup. Here’s the basic recipe. This time I used nacho chips, spinach and Pad Thai sauce with MSG. I paid the price. Even though I ran four miles after work, I gained three pounds the morning after! Delicious though. I’ll work off those pounds this … Continue reading Spicy Vegan Soup

Ground Hog Day

I’m okay with every day’s food being nearly the same…as long as it tastes this good! I’m addicted to spicy hot foods. This awesome soup has a tablespoon of red pepper flakes, a tablespoon of Sriracha sauce, a handful of tofu, fresh spinach, veggie broth and baby portabella mushrooms! If you have visited the blog … Continue reading Ground Hog Day

Spicy Noodle Tofu Soup

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Great weather, a couple of family trips to the swimming pool and good food equals a super start to summer. What’s better than spicy noodle soup? Here’s the basic recipe. I modified it slightly by not using oil. Love this stuff! No good news on my weight. I hit 203 and … Continue reading Spicy Noodle Tofu Soup

Spicy Tofu

It’s Spicy Tofu! Okay, no big deal. But this is a quick meal to prepare and it’s very tasty. With six slices of extra-firm tofu (nothing but homemade here), I stir fried onions, chopped mushrooms, Korean radish kimchi (Kkakdugi 깍두기), sesame seeds and sesame seed oil. Add rice and a salad and you’ve got an … Continue reading Spicy Tofu

Spicy Noodle Soup

It’s our first ice storm of the season. I’m such a wimp driving in winter now. I grew up in Michigan. The problem is the people in Maryland don’t know how to drive in winter conditions. They go too fast and I’ve seen too many accidents. I prefer to stay home on an icy cold … Continue reading Spicy Noodle Soup

Spicy Noodle Soup

I started cooking this morning at 5:30. I’ve made this recipe dozens of times, but each time I try something a little different. Recipe: 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 oz extra firm tofu, diced 4 cups broth (organic veggie) 4 oz rice noodles 2 tablespoons tamari soy sauce 1 tablespoon sriracha … Continue reading Spicy Noodle Soup