Bok Choy and Mushroom Adobo Soup

Ingredients:

1/3 cup soy sauce, reduced sodium
1/3 cup rice vinegar
4 large cloves of garlic, thinly sliced or rough chopped
1 bay leaf
2 T olive oil
1 1/2 cups yellow onion, chopped
4 oz maitake mushroom, cleaned root ends removed, pieces separated
4 oz white beech mushroom, cleaned, root ends removed, stems separated
8 oz baby bok choy, sliced on the diagonal into 1-2 inch wide strips
4 cups chicken stock, reduced sodium
4 green onions, white and light green, thinly sliced
Chili garlic sauce
1 cup uncooked brown jasmine rice to be cooked according to package directions Read More


Pumpkin Chicken Apple Sausage Soup

Ingredients:

2 T unsalted butter (or your favorite oil or broth to sauté)
1 medium onion, chopped
12 oz chicken apple sausage, sliced in half lengthwise and then sliced into half moon bits
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree (not the pie filling) or use 15 oz home-made pumpkin puree*
4 cups chicken stock, low sodium
1 apple, peeled, cored, and cut into small pieces (I used a Gala, but use whatever apple you prefer)
1 T adobo sauce, from the can that holds the chipotle pepper
1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced (for topping at the table) Read More