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Apple Coconut Curry Bisque

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 7th, 2019| Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian

Who ever thought apples and curry would pair so well?






Apple Coconut Curry Bisque



Who ever thought apples and curry would pair so well?



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup diced sweet onion
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 4 cloves garlic (diced)
  • 2 teaspoons curry

Apple Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 5th, 2019| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Soups & Stews




Apple Soup



The perfect pairing for grilled cheddar cheese sandwiches



  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 celery stalks (diced)
  • 20 baby carrots (diced)
  • 5 cups diced apples (peeled & cored)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 4 cups chicken broth*
  • 1-1/3 cup apple cider
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1-2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • salt & pepper


  1. In a medium-sized stock pot,

Chilled Blueberry Lemon Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 6th, 2019| Recipes, Soups & Stews




Chilled Blueberry Lemon Soup



A light & refreshing soup perfect for summer



  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 4 lemon slices (rind on)
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 3 Tb. sugar
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt


  1. Combine blueberries, lemon, water, wine, and sugar in a medium pot.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and

Tastes Like Spring Pea Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 4th, 2019| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian

Full of veggies & yumminess






Tastes Like Spring Pea Soup





  • 1 Tb. olive oil
  • ½ medium sweet onion (diced)
  • 14.5 oz. can vegetable broth
  • 1-½ cups frozen peas (thawed)
  • 1 cup frozen spinach (thawed and squeezed dry)
  • 1 Tb. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt


  1. Heat

New & Improved Creamy Carrot Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 22nd, 2018| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian

Who knew carrot soup could be so luxurious?




I am very much a fan of shortcuts when necessary or practical. I keep store-bought pickled beets in the fridge for afternoon snacks and don't feel badly that I haven't made them. I use packaged puff pastry to save time when

“Cream” of Broccoli Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 20th, 2018| Recipes, Soups & Stews

Creamy flavors without creamy calories




This recipe was created as winter was drawing to a close, but New Hampshire was still cold. Now winter is on the horizon, and again New Hampshire is cold. As I look out my windows, it's gray and rainy with the temperatures hovering a

Chicken Stew- Flavorful & Healthy

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 14th, 2017| Recipes, Soups & Stews
As December is dedicated to soups and stews at Think Tasty, I have been pondering the new recipes that I wanted to try.  Most of them tend to be soups, as those are dishes can be made quickly for lunch or a solo dinner.  However, as I thought about stews,

Savory Butternut Squash & Spinach Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 12th, 2017| Recipes, Soups & Stews
Last week I shared my recipe for a sweeter version of butternut squash soup. If that's your kind of thing, feel free to click, read, and return. This article will still be here when you come back.  For those of you who prefer a more traditional soup,
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Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 13th, 2017| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Soups & Stews
As I was nearing the end of this crockpot series I was beginning to draw a blank on new ideas. Then I took a deep breath and considered all of the options out there. I mean, there are entire blogs built around crockpot cooking, I couldn't possibly be out of
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Hotel Veggie Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 2nd, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian
As I learned at the beginning of our hotel stay, I need to keep others' appetites in mind when cooking. This concept doesn't just apply to hotel cooking, so I'm not sure why I spaced it when making that first hotel meal of loaded sweet potatoes. Either way,
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Now What? Leftover Turkey

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 25th, 2016| Main Dishes, Recipes, Sandwiches, Soups & Stews
When Thanksgiving is done, you may have a lot of leftovers and not that many people in your house. In my experience, it's the turkey that lingers. Somehow the side dishes and desserts disappear, but I have lots of turkey in my refrigerator waiting to be consumed. Sure, last night
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Butternut Squash Chili

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 11th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian
I will admit it takes a special palate and an open mind to consider this recipe. In fact, when I named this recipe I considered calling it Vegetarian Chili. I probably could have convinced more people to continue reading if I hadn't mentioned that butternut squash has a prominent role