Soup Archives – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


I have to be honest, I’m not very good at menu planning every week.  The two times I have done since we started this segment at Shrinking Jeans have been awesome weeks of eating at our house.  All the other weeks that I have not done it have still been yummy weeks of eating but definitely more … [Read more…]

**Kranking, you ask? Well, first off, let me explain that when I first saw that word, I was immediately intrigued because “Krank” (pronounced kr-aw-nk) is my maiden name. Not overly common. And, get this. You use a Krankcycle. I’m dying here!! I must have a Krankcycle. Basically, you “pedal” the … [Read more…]

We’re in the midst of fall, and darn it all if a nice bowl of soup doesn’t just hit the spot. In all honesty, I’m kind of obsessed with soups/stews/chilis and make them year round, but there’s something about a cold stormy day that absolutely demands soup. Why do I love soup so? Well, many reasons. … [Read more…]

This recipe was posted on the ‘hood by my good friend, Megan. It has become one of my family’s most favorite dishes! Enjoy! Taco Soup POINTS® Value: 5 Servings: 7 1 Serving = 1 cup Ingredients: 1 lb. extra lean ground beef 31 oz. (2 cans) kidney beans or chili beans 10 oz. Rotel … [Read more…]

**HEATHER S. is the winner of the gift pack from Progresso! Thanks to everyone who entered!” Who doesn’t love soup? Especially in the winter, when it’s cold and windy, and maybe even snowy. Soups warm the soul, and can be very good for you, especially when they’re packed with yummy vegetables, … [Read more…]

I LOVE Thai Food. Unfortunately, it does not love my muffin top (or maybe loves it too much, it likes to hang out there, set up camp, chill). Thai food can be SUPER unhealthy. Lots of high fat ingredients, lots of frying. Lots of rice. One of my very favorite dishes is green curry. Coconut milk, … [Read more…]

If you don’t have this recipe, you need to save it now. This soup is a wonderful addition to any meal or great on it’s own. POINTS® Value: 0 Servings:  12 Preparation Time:  50 min Cooking Time:  13 min Level of Difficulty:  Easy 2  medium   garlic clove(s), minced 1  medium   onion(s), diced 2  … [Read more…]

I’m a quick and easy kind of girl. No, not like that! Get you minds out of the gutter. This is not that kind of site!! So, I really love canned soup. But I’m a bit of a soup snob. I cannot stand the condensed soups you have to add water to. Sorry, that’s just gross. Everytime I hit the grocery … [Read more…]

Servings: 12 WW points: 4 Points/cup 1 spray cooking oil 2 spanish onions, chopped 5 garlic cloves 2-4 tbsp chili powder, to your taste 1 bay leaf 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp oregano 2 tsp red pepper flakes 3 lbs lean ground turkey 4 16 oz cans of cannellini beans rinsed and drained 2 cups of fat free … [Read more…]