Leek Squash Soup

Oct, 30 2016 by Joy McCarthy

I fell in love with leeks the first time I cooked with them. I'd eaten them many times before but never experimented with them in my own kitchen. About four and a half years ago, I first made a Vichyssoise (chilled potato leek soup, which is an amazing recipe) for an Alive Magazine cooking video. Don't judge me by my hairdo! I don't know what was going on with my bangs! Prior to this cooking video, I hadn't paid much attention to leeks. But now whenever I see them at the farmers market or receive them in my organics delivery, I immediately... Read more


Simple Chicken Bone Broth

I love using my oven in the winter to roast just about anything. About two times per month we roast an organic chicken and then I use the carcass to...

Feb, 29 2016 by Joy McCarthy


Dairy Free, Detox Recipe

Curry Cauliflower Quinoa Stew

Curry Cauliflower Quinoa Stew

Yesterday we had Walker's grandma over for lunch and we enjoyed the last of my mom's quinoa chili that she brought us last time she visited. Since we finished it...

Nov, 25 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Dairy Free, Detox Recipe

Wild Mushroom Soup

Wild Mushroom Soup

No, this is not chicken soup, but it's still damn good for the soul!! The incredible earthiness and creaminess of this soup makes it very grounding and warming. Goodness knows...

Jan, 29 2016 by Joy McCarthy


Dairy Free, Detox Recipe

Joyous Health Turkey Soup

Turkey Quinoa Soup

I've been eating homemade turkey soup made by Ma McCarthy for as long as I can remember. Lucky for me, when I visit my parents I'm often given a mason...

Nov, 20 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Dairy Free, Detox Recipe

Butternut Squash Soup

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

This butternut squash soup is so simple and made with only a few ingredients. The reason I didn't add any spices was because I made it for my parents a...

Jan, 19 2016 by Joy McCarthy


Dairy Free, Detox Recipe


Pumpkin Chickpea Coconut Soup

This past weekend to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving Ma McCarthy made an absolutely wonderful feast with an organic turkey and all the fixings (plus her Gluten-free Quinoa Chocolate Cake) on Saturday...

Oct, 13 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Dairy Free, Joyous Comfort