Spicy Vegetable Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp. olive oil1 large onion, chopped1-2 jalapeño chile, seeded and diced3 cloves garlic, minced2 tsp. fresh oregano, minced2 bay leaves1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, drained2 zucchini, chopped1 yellow crookneck squash, chopped2 carrots, chopped1 large potato, chopped1 cup fresh snap peas, halved1 cup fresh green beans, cut into 1” lengths1 46oz. can V8 […]


The Pagen Diet

Plant-based diets are here to stay and variations include the new Pagen diet trend – a combination of Paleo and Vegan. To spice things up, bold global mashup flavors that are hot, sour and funky. Funky? Think fermented.


National Soup Month

January is National Soup month and what is better on a cold winter day than a warm bowl of soup? Soup can be nutritious, easy to prepare, and inexpensive. It can be great hot or cold, prepared with minimal clean-up, only needs one pot, and the combination of ingredients is unlimited. Soup is a great […]