This Tuscan White Bean Soup with Escarole and Potatoes is so comforting and full of flavor! It’s vegetarian and gluten free. Enjoy the leftovers for lunch!
Are you a soup person? I am. I enjoy soup all year round. But when the wind is howling through the night, keeping me awake and wondering if our house will blow down, soup needs to be on the menu the next day.
For the record, our home survived, but the wind felled one of our trees. (It was dead anyway, so that turned out to be helpful.) But, still. I needed a bowl of comfort. I made Tuscan white bean soup with escarole and potatoes, and it’s my new favorite….
If you’re trying to eat healthier for your New Year’s resolution, try this Apple-Mozzarella-Pecan Salad with Maple Vinaigrette. It’s a great vegetarian lunch entrée or company-worthy side salad! Gluten free.
You know I’m recovering from a Christmas and New Year’s food coma when I bust out a healthy salad entrée. But I’ve actually been enjoying this Apple-Mozzarella-Pecan Salad with Maple Vinaigrette over the last month, to make up for the season’s gluttony.
I don’t know about you, but my December and early-January diet has consisted of polar extremes — either rich, over-the-top fare or tasty, good-for-me choices. Cannoli or salad. Nothing in between.
It’s largely because I’ve had so many holiday leftovers in the house. We let our daughter have a New Year’s Eve party with her close friends, and, of course, I made way too much food. Because…Hi, my name is Andrea, and I’m Italian. I can’t help myself.