11 Soup Recipes Under 250 Calories per serving

11 Soups Under 250 Calories per Serving

Why am I posting a list of 11 soups under 250 Calories per serving?  It’s mid January which means most of us are preparing to abandon our weight loss resolutions for the new year.  To help you resolve to stick to your plan, we are sharing delicious soup recipes that make a great lunch or dinner without breaking the calorie bank.  Besides, did you know that January is National Soup Month?

Jicama and cucumber salad in a jar

Cucumber Jicama Salad in a Jar

I realize that I keep sticking food in a jar and publishing it here on Patty Cake’s Pantry.  The reality is that I have begun to use mason jars more than I use my plastic food storage containers.   Seriously, you have no idea how often I use them.  I even take leftover soup to work in mason jars.  I store fresh berries and cut fruit in mason jars.  I don’t publish all of these ideas here, but every once in a while, I have another idea that I believe warrants publication.  This is one of those. I never ate a […]

Mocha Frappe

Mocha Frappe or Carnality?

Today, while I was at the mall with my youngest son, I was wandering the rows of Barnes and Noble.  He was elsewhere, in a gaming store  that he loves as much as I love the bookstore.  We had agreed to meet in the coffee shop that is attached to the bookstore when he was done.  When he was finished, he sent me a text message that he was on his way.  He asked if I would go ahead and order his drink for him.  I texted him the question.  “What would you like?”  He responded that he wanted “A […]