From Scratch: Clean Eating Roasted Garlic Pumpkin Soup

Soup’s On!

Another clean eating recipe, this one loosely based from The Gracious Pantry. A soup to warm your tummy with the chilly fall nights. I wanted to replicate it as is, but I definitely went on slacker mode and some of the organic ingredients went bad (the joys of organic ingredients, friends). With this recipe, I also took into consideration some leftover ingredients that were sitting in my fridge from a previous meal because seriously, what do you do with that other onion half? One of these days, I will try to do the Gracious Pantry’s version, but for now, my version would do. The soup turned out really well and I am looking forward to having it for lunch tomorrow.

It took a while to cook. I was popping in and out of the dining room to watch parts of The Walking Dead. So total prep time is about 1 hour and total cook time is probably around 20 minutes. This recipe yielded about 8-10 cups.

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From Scratch: Paella

My First Attempt at Paella

This recipe was adapted from The Best of Clean Eating as part of our continuing effort to eat healthier as a couple. I was really excited to make it since it was my first time. I understand, it’s not the original single-protein paella. I have adjusted the recipe with the actual ingredients that I bought from the store and I took some liberties by adding shrimp.* Took a spoonful once it was done and it tasted awesome. No need to add salt as the salt will be coming from the broth, sausage and shrimp. Don’t forget to read instructions before heading out the door to shop for ingredients. 🙂 Based on the pot above, Z and I will have lunch for the next two days.

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