November 20, 2011

Kale & Sweet Potato Soup

It's hard to believe that it's almost Thanksgiving.  I'm doing my best to empty out our fridge because we leave for South Dakota in just a couple of days. 

Tonight, I made my favorite kale/swiss chard soup which used up carrots, swiss chard, kale and sweet potatoes.  I also threw in celery, which isn't called for and wasn't great in the soup, but I wanted to use the last of it.

I love making soup this time of year, when it's cold and windy out.  I listened to Christmas music while I was cooking tonight.  I know some people think it's too early, but I love it :) 

Sunday nights are typically depressing, but a 2-day work week is helping my mood considerably this evening.  The only part I don't like about our upcoming trip is leaving the boys for 5 days, but their favorite pet sitter will be at our house, so I know they'll be in good hands.