Monthly Archives: May 2008

Asparagus and Spinach Soup with Wild Rice and Mushrooms

This bountiful soup of asparagus, spinach, wild rice, and mushrooms offers an earthy medley of colors, textures, and flavors. It’s a fantastic soup for a rainy spring evening or for company or special occasion dinners.

Pinto Beans With Watercress

This simple salad pairs pinto beans with super-nutritious watercress. It boosts the protein and Vitamin C content of meals, and is a great choice for the lunch box as well as outdoor meals and picnics.

Chunky Sweet Potato Bisque

A satisfying soup that gets its golden-orange color from sweet potatoes and carrots, this will warm you throughout the fall and winter. It’s a main dish meal in a bowl, so you can complete it simply with a salad and some fresh bread.