Fall is now upon us and I thought it fitting to share a recipe for a hearty soup. Last night my husband said he was craving a savory soup called Zuppa Toscana he used to eat at a chain restaurant called Olive Garden. While I have never had the soup myself, I did some researching and was determined to come up with a healthy version of this nostalgic stew to nourish and fill our bellies. Watching my husband fill his bowl with seconds leads me to believe I did something right.
This soup is a staple in our house during the cooler months. It’s delicious, slightly spicy, and perfectly creamy. Served alongside a salad it makes for an easy meal. This soup is also great to make a larger batch of and keep for easy lunches during the week. I recently served it with a drizzle of coconut cream and crispy sage for a dinner party that I hosted, and it was a hit. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Continue reading →