Monthly Archives: March 2014

Celebrate the Women in Your Life!

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated each year on March 8th. The first International Women’s Day was held in 1911, a period when there was considerable growth and conflict in the industrialized world and a surge of progressive ideologies. Originating in making positive gains for women’s equality, IWD continues to focus world attention on areas requiring further action, while celebrating the social, economic and political achievements of women. Thousands of events are held throughout the world on March 8th to inspire women and celebrate achievements.

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Warming split pea and carrot soup

This soup is hearty and warming, perfect for a cold winter’s day or even a rainy summer’s eve. I like to serve my soups like this one atop a handful or green leafies (such as spinach, chard or kale) with the heat of the soup wilting the greens. Or enjoy the soup with a side salad! If the heat of cayenne pepper bothers you, decrease the amount or omit altogether.

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