|What a beautiful molecular structure!|
Moving on! I've been under the weather and speaking of weather, it was looking like this:
|The current state of our backyard|
What better time to take advantage of my love for soup? Soup, in my opinion, is the perfect cold weather and/or feeling lousy food. Not only that, it is delicious and it can be extremely healthy. Some of soup's benefits include:
- When consumed before a meal, it can help you consume fewer calories.
- It often contains healthy, high fiber foods like vegetables and beans.
- It stays in your stomach for a longer period of time delaying the production of ghrelin (that hormone that makes you hungry).
The other day I came across Giada de Laurentiis' line of food for Target. I find her annoyingly good looking, but she does have some good recipes.
The verdict: Really good! I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with these. The flavor was good as well as the texture. I am sure homemade would trump it, but this is a good second choice. If you love soup and find yourself low on time, these are winners. Would you like to win a box? Yeah, me too. Unfortunately, this is not a sponsored review...and I am guessing even if Giada read my glowing review of her soup she might be put off by my comments about her. But next time you are at Target I suggest grabbing a box.
What is your favorite cold weather food?
Who else hates Giada??