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Have you ever looked at what is in foods these days? Have you ever wondered why life has gotten so crazy that we all rely on processed "quick" foods and fast foods? Well I have had my eyes opened recently when we started to realize our oldest child could be ADD. I decided to clean up our diets and turn out lives around. I am a woman, married to a wonderful man who supports everything I do. We have 3 wonderful children who keep us on our toes and every day when I pick them up from school the first things out of their mouths is "mommy what's for dinner" so here it is...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Vegetable Soup- 5 points

So what do you do when you have a lot of veggies and the weather is turning cold...you make vegetable soup...this was a quick throw together and very filling and yummy!

Vegetable Soup
Serves 6 large servings
5 WW points plus

1/4 cup olive oil
3+ crushed garlic cloves
9oz of diced zucchini (about 3)
8oz diced carrots (about 3)
8oz diced leeks (about 1)
6oz diced celery (about 2)
6oz green beans cut in bite size pieces
4 cups organic vegetable broth
1 large can crushed tomatoes

3oz whole wheat macarroni

In a large pot add olive oil, garlic, zucchini, carrots, leeks & celery and cook for about 15 minutes.

Add in broth, tomatoes & zucchini and simmer for 30 minutes.  

Add in the pasta and the S&P to taste and let sit for 10 minutes.

This is so good and you can add what you want or what you have on hand.  It's yummy and filling.
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