3-2-1 Link Up Party: JOY


 3 Things I Am Thankful For
  • woodstoves- for the bone warmth of wood heat to chase a way cold, damp fall mornings
  • time to write. After mothering for 33 years, my youngest started university.
  • Discovering Catholic Art that feeds my soul


2 Things I Do Right Before Bed Every Night

  • read
  • soak in the Presence of God. This is a wordless prayer that is heart to heart, smile to smile, joy to joy
ONE of My Favorite Soups
Curried Sweet Potato Soup: a heartwarming comfort food

Sweet Potato Chickpea Soup with Cilantro and Greek Yogurt


  • 3 medium to large  Yams, cleaned & roughly cubed
  • 3 cups cooked Chickpeas
  •  2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 chopped l Onion
  • a few Garlic Cloves
  • pinch of ground Ginger or about 1 inch fresh chopped Ginger
  • pinch of crushed Red Pepper
  • pinch of Curry Powder
  • pinch of dried Cilantro if you have it
  • pinch of Black Pepper
  • 32 oz low sodium Vegetable or Chicken Broth
  • i can crushed tomatoes
  •  Salt to taste
  • Some hot water to thin out soup to desired thickness

cook until soft, mash and purée if desired, should be thick

add fresh spinach  stirred in right at the end so it is still bright green

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