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healing chicken soup

easy quick healing chicken soup

Ben and I were in China for almost a month in 2017, and one of the take aways from that trip was how focused the Chinese are on using foods and other ingredients, herbs, spices and more, as healing sources. Also impacting me was that the fact that the medicinal […]

immune boosting chicken soup

mama ally’s immune boosting chicken soup

Really? Is chicken soup immune boosting? Does it have these properties? Read on and I’ll give you some reasons is is or you can Google that question, and, you’re gonna get information overload! Why Chicken Soup is Immune Boosting? According to stack.com, “It’s not just an old wives’ tale. Research […]

chicken soup

asian inspired soulful chicken soup

There’s a reason I call this ‘asian inspired soulful chicken soup’. Because this is not ‘just’ a chicken soup. This is a healing healthy chicken soup that truly penetrates your soul with every bite! Some may think making chicken soup from scratch is time-consuming and complicated. But, I’m here to […]

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

coconut curry orange blossom chicken soup

Seems there’s a ‘season’ for everything! Wedding season. Holiday season. Tis the season to be jolly! Football season. Basketball season. And, yes, there’s in my world, and probably many others’, ‘soup season’! Soup season usually kicks off when the days start getting shorter and the temperatures start cooling. Soups are […]

bone stock chicken soup

bone stock chicken soup

If you’ve ever made your own chicken stock with bone in chicken pieces, then you know the difference from the homemade and what you can get in a can or box. I mean there’s just no comparison. The bone stock chicken soup ‘broth’ is so thick that it almost ‘gels’. […]

farmers market chicken soup

Hearty and robust, this farmers market chicken soup can be made year round. In the summer when you have access to all the fresh vegetables, you can load it up with whatever you like, if you like. For me, I love the combination of the lima beans, potatoes, chicken and […]

chicken soup

red curry & cumin chicken soup

When I haven’t seen good friends for a while, and we make special plans to meet for lunch, I like to make them a basket of love goodies from my kitchen.  So, I’m meeting Brent and Barbara for lunch at The Bookworm~~they’re such great people, devoted  yogis, and we’ve done […]

Chicken Italian Herb & Veggie Noodle Soup

~~egg noodle chicken soup~~

I like my soup chunky.  I like my soup fresh.  I like my soup creamy.  I like my soup with al dente veggies.  I love soup with chicken!  This soup is right up my alley (tsk tsk)! There’s something about adding the wine to the soup and infusing hints of […]

asian noodle soup

asian chicken noodle soup

Asian chicken noodle soup, or most any other type of cuisine recipes, shouldn’t be intimidating to make! With just some simple fresh ingredients, you’ll be sipping and slurping your way from one bowl and maybe two of this Asian noodle soup! Every recipe I create has some sort of story, […]

creamy chicken herb oven soup

creamy chicken herb oven soup

See that teeny hint of ‘pinkish’ tinge in the soup? Well, that’s because this creamy chicken herb oven soup was garnished with delicious and healthy beet stems. And, the heat of the soup resulted in the stems bleeding out some of their hue. Now, this is a nutritious hue that’s […]

chicken fajita white bean slow cooker soup

slow cooker chicken fajita soup

There’s nothing that stimulates the senses more than walking into a house and wiffing the aroma of good food cooking. And, this chicken fajita slow cooker soup is perfect for achieving that experience. Honestly, there’s absolutely nothing to making this divine comfort food. Just pull out the slow cooker, you […]

chicken piccata soup

chicken piccata soup

Chicken soup. Truly loved by all! Now I’ve made a wonderful Italian dish, chicken piccata, into a chicken piccata soup! Another great chicken soup with an Italian dish twist is Chicken Marsala, and it’s THE most popular post I’ve ever shared on Facebook. Seen by over 160k and shared over 1,300 […]

french country chicken stock noodle soup

french country chicken stock noodle soup

This is a simple recipe. No doubt you’ll look at the ingredients and directions and think, hummm, that’s really easy. I’m totally in! Actually, French cooking should be easy. Julia taught us that concept. But, I think the key to this french country chicken stock noodle soup is the quality […]

chicken doodle soup

chicken doodle soup

Chicken doodle soup. Yes, it’s my whimsical version of ‘chicken noodle soup’ but with a bohemian flair! I love the rich tomatoeee broth that comes with every bite. Reminiscent of a ‘vegetable’ soup, there’s no mistaking that you’re eating chicken soup. Now, what might the flair be? It’s something subtle. It’s […]

chicken cacciatore soup

chicken cacciatore soup

Who says you can’t turn your favorite Italian dishes into soups. Well, in 2015 my ‘chicken marsala soup’ was my #1 searched recipe! Yes, it’s that good. Then I did a ‘chicken piccata soup’ and it rocked my charts. So what soup is debuting now? Chicken cacciatore soup! In Italian […]

eastern european chicken cabbage soup

eastern european chicken cabbage soup

This eastern european chicken cabbage soup is such a festive and colorful dish~~it’ll make it more fun to eat! In Eastern Europe the cuisine varies depending upon the country. But, one food that seems to be prevalent in most of them is cabbage. And, soups are a staple. Since the […]

~spicy chicken bokchoy arugula soup~

Most of what I cook is sparked by what I see in my refrigerator, pantry or what’s sitting on my kitchen counter. Yes, I’m very ‘organic’ and ‘random’…I suppose that’s part of my Boho spirit…I go with what moves my soul depending upon the day, the weather, the mood, the vibes that I’m getting from how my day’s going. It’s great to be like that because, you’re always on an adventure! Now you may ask, how do I have the ingredients?

chicken marsala soup

chicken marsala soup

One of my most favorite Italian dishes is chicken marsala~~I mean when I go to a really authentic Italian restaurant, that’s what I oftentimes order, and even when I go to a great chain like Carabbas, yep, it’s chicken marsala for me!

Since I’d seen a new Campbell’s product at the store, their packaged marsala sauce, I thought I’d give it a whirl in a new twist~~making a chicken marsala soup~~I mean I could put all the essential things in it and even add more mushrooms since the sauce had only a few, like I could count them on my one hand. Overall, this sauce has nice flavors and made the making of this soup pretty painless and easy~~sometimes life just calls for that, right? Here’s to ~peace and making life easier~ xoxo ally

white bean chicken chili

white bean chicken chili stew

White bean chicken chili stew is one of my all-time absolute favvvvoooooorites! And, this recipe is exceptionally simple and easy. Yes, it takes a little time to cook the chicken, but not an exorbitant amount of time. I mean while this chicken is stewing and cooling for deboning, you can […]

chicken chili

rosemary white chicken chili

Looking for the easiest quickest most deeeelish white chicken chili recipe? Well, here you go. Stop your Google searching right now! If you want to expedite this recipe, then skip the dried beans and go for the canned beans. Saves a bunch of time. But, I must warn you, you’ll […]

chicken casserole

lemon rosemary chicken casserole

I think a lot of folks are always looking for new chicken recipes. And, I know that most all of us don’t want anything complicated that we have to have culinary school training to execute the recipe. That’s why you’ll love this chicken casserole dish. If that’s you and if […]

asian chicken

asian chicken and ramen noodles

Sharing with others the experiences of my global traveling is pure joy to me. I know that many folks can’t travel extensively to many of Earth’s continents for a multitude of reasons. Since I’m pretty awesomely lucky to do so, I consider myself sometimes as you own personal travel bug. […]

skinny girl harissa chicken tomatoes onions & feta

harissa chicken tomatoes onions & feta

Harissa chicken is one of my most favorite ways to season chicken! And, now I’m going to show you how to make your own harissa. It is just so ridiculously simple. And, the homemade version is infinitely better than anything you could buy from a grocer, gourmet shop or anywhere! […]

navy bean soup

tikka masala navy bean soup

There is nothing more tasty, filling and inexpensive than navy bean soup. And, this tikka masala navy bean soup has an international flair that will take your dried navy beans to the next culinary level! What is Tikka Masala Good Question! What is tikka masala? Well, it comes from the […]

indian inspired biryani vegetable soup

indian inspired biryani vegetable soup

Oh, the inspiration for this ‘indian inspired biryani vegetable soup’ comes from something that Ben and I are doing in a couple of weeks! We’re attending a fund raiser. It’s the annual Vail Valley Foundation ‘Black Diamond Ball’ and the theme this year is ‘Bollywood’! So, I’ve been searching the […]

harissa chicken and vegetables

harissa chicken and vegetables

In this crazy world that most all of us live in, we want to eat well, eat nutritiously and have recipes that are simple and easy but recipes that deliver the pizazzz and wowzzzeeee that excite our palate. Well, that’s what this harissa chicken and vegetables is. It’s a recipe […]

best ever sunday roasted chicken

best ever sunday roasted chicken

Winner winner chicken dinner! You bet there’s nothing more comforting than a big ol’ chicken dinner waiting for you on Sunday afternoon. As you well know, I look out for not only your good eating by creating healthy recipes, well, most of them healthy…I mean ya gotta have some fun […]

cast iron skillet chicken caprese

cast iron skillet chicken caprese

Ever wonder what the most popular meat is in the world? Yeah, I know, that’s a random thought. And, there’s debate on that and different opinions, so research on and dig deeper if you want to know. Here in the United States my white meat of choice is chicken. And, […]

world’s best slow cooker sesame garlic chicken

world’s best slow cooker sesame garlic chicken

Oh, the convenience and deliciousness of the slow cooker! Yes, slow cookers or crock pots can revolutionize your meal preparation especially if you’re not one to want to stay in the kitchen and putz around with cooking! The flavors in this recipe are just divine! You’re going to love the […]

slow cooker chicken marsala and sugar snap peas

slow cooker chicken marsala and sugar snap peas

One of my favorite Italian dishes is chicken marsala. And, I’m always looking for ways to use the basic elements of this dish in new recipes. I’ve created a chicken marsala soup, which is outstanding and one of my most pinned recipes. Imagine that. Chicken marsala in a bowl as […]

salt & vinegar sauce chicken strips

salt & vinegar sauce chicken strips

It’s a fact that your taste buds change throughout life. When you were a kid, there were probably things you’d never eat because of one reason or another. However, as we get older and our palates become more ‘mature’ we sometimes have hankerings for certain tastes, textures, flavors. Or we […]

chicken marsala mushroom stew

chicken marsala mushroom stew

One of my most popular recipes is chicken marsala soup. OMG! If you haven’t tried it, then you want to! Here’s the link.  I mean this recipe gets huge traffic per my Google analytics! So, I thought, why not build on something that’s popular. Something that people like obviously. Something […]

beef chorizo potato soup

beef chorizo potato soup

There is nothing more comforting on a chilly Fall or Winter day than soup. And, this beef chorizo potato soup fills that bill gloriously! What makes this potato soup different, even the slight reddish pink hue, is the addition of beef chorizo. It’s an amazing flavor booster, plus it adds […]

no mayo chicken salad

no mayo chicken salad

I think one of the greatest bargains that you can find at Costco is their rotisserie chicken. Yes, they must sell a ton of these things because not only are they so stinkin’ reasonably priced, but they’re good and they are quite big and fat meaty birds. This no mayo […]

pineapple enchilada slow cooker chicken

pineapple enchilada slow cooker chicken

Thanks to Dole Sunshine for partnering with me for this slow cooker chicken! I am the creator of this recipe and for the description and information that follows. For a full disclosure, click here! When I have company coming, I like to prepare ahead of time a few dishes that […]

vietnamese bokchoy shrimp soup

vietnamese bokchoy shrimp soup

This vietnamese bokchoy shrimp soup just makes you feel healthy. I mean take a gander at the ingredients. Nothing in there that’s not good for your digestive system! Now it’s not a big deal to make it. I’ve been adventuring into more Asian foods in the past 18+ months. Trust […]

cumin chicken & fresh marinara sauce

Bohemian Bold cooking is all about being unique and multipurpose.  Making your own fresh marinara is simple and quick.  There’s really nothing to it…at least the way I do it.  This sauce is exceptionally versatile, too, which I always want when I prepare a sauce.  I mean if it can’t […]

latin picadillo

picante chicken tinga

When deciding what to call this dish, which was inspired from a recipe that a dear foodie friend, Mary, from Cooking with Mary and Friends, had made with salsa and pork, I decided to research some Mexican food terms. Up popped tinga, which is a shredded, often spicy, meat. I […]

sour cream mashed potato soup

sour cream mashed potato soup

This sour cream mashed potato soup is one of my many cook once, eat twice recipes. Now I love mashed potatoes. I mean real mashed potatoes~~the kind you peel, stew, then season and ‘smash’, yes, leaving lumps, love my lumps, and serve with your dinner. So, when I’m peeling those […]

farm table greek vegetable soup

farm table greek vegetable soup

There’s a popular eating movement called ‘farm to table’…love this concept, and I add to that my concept of ‘eating close to the earth,’ which means when you look at ingredients you’re using, ask yourself, ‘Does this look like it just came from the earth?’ If so, then you’re probably […]

spicy coconut shrimp soup

spicy coconut shrimp soup

Inspiration for new recipes~~where does it come from? For me, it’s various venues~~but, first and foremost, I’m thinking healthy. Putting ‘junk’~things like empty calories, highly processed ingredients~into my body or that of anyone who pulls up a seat in my kitchen or at my table, isn’t my idea of love. […]

creamy spicy cauliflower soup

creamy spicy cauliflower soup

Oh, if you love cauliflower, you’ll adore this soup. And, if you don’t like cauliflower, watch out, you may not even know that’s what’s in this soup–yes, it’s that good! And, that’s exactly what happened when I served it to my main squeeze, my big cheese taste tester, my #1 […]

spatchcock pineapple rosemary chicken

spatchcock pineapple rosemary chicken

No doubt, chicken is one popular bird, and folks love different ways to serve up the clucker! When you ‘spatchcock’ a chicken you not only speed up the cooking of the bird, but you also have a might pretty presentation whether you serve from the skillet or put on a […]

~chunky red potato, green chili and white cheddar soup~

chunky red potato, green chile and white cheddar soup

Soups~~the quintessential comfort food~~what you kind of gravitate to when you’re in the mood to warm your tummy with not only good eats but memories.  Soups in my world are complete meals~~all I need to do is add a salad, and that salad can be anything from chopped tomatoes with […]

tomato soup

roasted poblano tomato basil soup

Making your own tomato soup is simple, plus if you make a lot of it, and freeze, then you have a great base for so many other dishes. From pastas to soups to stews, the possibilities are endless! If you’ve never ‘roasted’ peppers, either on an open gas stove blaze, […]

~butter herb garlic grilled chicken~

butter herb garlic grilled chicken

This butter her garlic grilled chicken makes for a couple of fine meals~~remember, the carcass is full of nutrition once you’ve pretty much picked the bird clean, so simmer it a while in some water, onions, carrots, celery & spices, and you’ll have an outrageously delicious broth for soups and […]

Leek Potato & Roasted Pepper Soup

Leek Potato & Roasted Pepper Soup

When the weather out side is frightful, then homemade soup is so delightful!  Let it rain! Let it snow!  Let it go!  Soups’s on!  And, that exactly what’s happening as I make this boholicious ‘Leek Potato & Roasted Red Pepper Soup’!  The red peppers give the soup just a tad […]

Caprese Soup

Caprese Soup

This Caprese Soup is so stinkin’ good!  Thick, rich, creamy and fresh~~yes, fresh heirloom tomatoes, and if you can’t find them, or if they’re way to pricey, then substitute Roma tomatoes.  Now my heirlooms were left over from the World Food Championships~~I used them in my third round of competition […]

Herb Fruit & Lime Chicken Salad

Herb Fruit & Lime Chicken Salad

I just can’t say enough about the value of a rotisserie chicken from a grocery store deli, Costco, Sam’s Club or any other place you might pick one up!  For a small family of four, it can sometimes be two maybe three meals, however, for a couple of folks, like […]

Roasted Creamy Spicy Root Soup

Roasted Creamy Spicy Root Soup

I’ve never really spent a lot of time cooking with parsnips~~it’s pretty cool that parsnips date back to the Roman times and that they were once used as a sweetner in Europe before cane sugar got there!  Parsnips are high in vitamins and potassium, and since I’ve been having some […]

soto ayam

soto ayam with sambal sauce

There’s a beautiful story behind this Indonesian Soto Ayam with Sambal Sauce. A couple of years ago I went to China, Hong Kong and Singapore. In Singapore, I met Candice who’s known as ‘The Gluttonous Temptress’. OMG, she showed us the most amazing food in Singapore over several days including […]

mashed potatoes

pineapple bacon mashed potatoes

Thanks to Dole Packaged Foods for partnering with me for this pineapple  bacon  mashed potatoes recipe! I am the creator of this recipe and for the description and information that follows. For a full disclosure, click here! What’s your idea of the ultimate comfort food? Grilled cheese sandwich. Chicken and dumplings. […]

caribbean grilled double cheese sandwich

caribbean grilled double cheese sandwich

Thanks to Dole Sunshine for partnering with me for this post! I am the creator of this recipe and for the description and information that follows. For a full disclosure, click here! When you think of comfort food, what comes to mind? Mashed potatoes. Chicken soup. Pizza. Pasta. Certainly in that category is […]

food is a family affair

I’m so happy to share this beautiful post ‘food is a family affair’ because it’s the memories of one special friend, Joan Leotta, who is a published author and writer who happens to have a love affair with food. Memories like this can make you realize how strong the impressions […]

My new cookbook 'ally's kitchen~a passport for adventurous palates' debuts MAY 2015! It has an entire section dedicated to some of my most boholicious spice mixtures and sauces that I'll teach you to make. And, there's a huge difference between homemade and store bought! Take a peek here at the cookbook website~~just click~

spice mixtures~adventurous palates

My new cookbook ‘ally’s kitchen~a passport for adventurous palates’ debuts MAY 2015! It has an entire section dedicated to some of my most boholicious spice mixtures and sauces that I’ll teach you to make. And, there’s a huge difference between homemade and store bought! Take a peek here at the cookbook website~~just click~

~boho scavenging & bingo finds~

boho scavenging & bingo finds

Sometimes you never know what you’re going to get when the stars line up and the force of luck is with you. Yeah, I’m talking about  boho scavenging & bingo finds! So much of my food styling finds have come from unlikely places~~trash piles, discarded objects on a curb just […]

coconut ginger orange pork

coconut ginger orange pork

You might find it different to have the orange rinds cooked in the pork, but bear with me. If you have an adventurous palate, you might find these cooked (and seasoned orange rinds) quite tasty. It’s not unusual to cook with lemon rinds and then actually eat them, but if […]

food repurposing

food repurposing: ten things to never throw out

Stretching a buck is important. And regardless of income, it’s the right thing to do. My Mama, who was the goddess of recycling and repurposing long before it was vogue, would say I’ve gotten above my raisin’ or too big for my britches if I scoffed at this idea! Food […]

spicy shrimp

smokey spicy shrimp and fresh herbs

Getting tasty shrimp in the dead of winter in the Rocky Mountains can be a tad bit sketchy. You see, I know good shrimp. Good fresh shrimp. And, living on the coast of South Carolina part of the year, and, yes, sometimes in the dead of ‘winter’, I can find […]

kidney beans

kung pao kidney beans

When I want to go semi vegetarian, then my go to meal is usually beans and greens. Of course, beans have lots of nutrition and offer protein. So, they’re a good substitute for meat. Now, I love my meat and seafood, but sometimes, I just want beans and greens. Or […]

lamb stew

aussie chunky lamb stew

This is a sponsored post in partnership with True Aussie Beef and Lamb. Bring home the flavors of Spring with these other great recipes from True Aussie Beef and Lamb! After a long, sometimes hard, dreary and cold winter, I think lots of folks are itching for Spring. Spring represents so much more […]

beef short ribs slow cooker

slow cooker beef short rib sandwiches

Yes, yet another ‘no brainer’ recipe using your slow cooker. It doesn’t get much easier and simple than this. This slow cooker beef short rib recipe is simple divine. The meat is so gloriously tender after cooking for over five hours that it melts in your mouth. The Possibilities are […]

kale greens

super antioxidant kale greens

There is no doubt about it, kale is good for you. Now I love kale greens raw or cooked. I love kale greens in soups, stews, as a side dish, in a salad. Doesn’t matter. And, you know the irony of this haute super food? Well, I was eating it […]

is it too weird for you to try

is it too weird for you to try

If you want to dig into Hong Kong’s history, look no further than its food. A massive city that embraces antiquity and technology, Hong Kong’s culinary scene, from hole in the wall shops and eateries, tea houses, dim sum restaurants, herbal tea bars, and bakeries to skyscrapers, exceptionally fine dining, […]

breakfast singapore hawker style

breakfast singapore hawker style

Now, I’m a big breakfast person, and when I have company, it’s a full spread and meal serving up everything from eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, gravy, potatoes and veggies to pancakes, scones, omlettes, frittatas and more. However, I’ve never experienced a Singaporean hawker style breakfast until I did this with […]

talk in the kitchen

talk in the kitchen

This post will be kind of different from most of my posts. Why? Because it won’t be finished and complete. I’ll keep adding to it almost daily talking to you about what’s happening on our magic carpet ride to China! Just pretend that we’re in my kitchen and just talking. […]

coconut curry leek corn chowder

I went to the grocery store for whipped cream cheese. That was the onnnnleeee thing I needed. I intentionally didn’t get a cart, not even one of the tiny ones. By the time I reached checkout, and the only reason I did go to the checkout, was because my arms […]

smoky clam chowder

smoky clam chowder

Lawsy, I could eat my weight in this smoky clam chowder. First of all, I LOVE corn. Once I had a corn on the cob eating contest with my father-in-law~yes, in the summer and fresh steam silver queen corn was plentiful~and, I ate 11 ears! He won~I think he ate […]

southern bacon dripping collards & corn

bacon dripping collard greens

In my humble opinion, nothin’ beats a good pot of collard greens…well, unless it’s a great pot of collards with extra flavor added with just a few ingredients.  Using the Dole tomato soup added a richness to these collards, and you’d never know they were in there~~it’s just like you’ll […]

pulled pork green chile chili

pulled pork green chile chili

My foodie friend, Nancy, who’s host of Empower Radio’s ‘The Dish’ has a motto~~’cook once, eat twice’~~that’s how this recipe came about. I’d done a pork shoulder roast and had plenty of it to go from dinner to sandwiches and now to this chili. That’s the great thing about roasts~~buy one a good size then after you cook it, if it’s all not eaten then you have endless possibilities for other dishes~~yes, total reinvention. So just put the leftover roasted meat in freezer bags, label them, and then when you’re ready to re-invent, your meat awaits you!

~greek veal kleftiko ‘stolen meat’~

greek veal kleftiko ‘stolen meat’

I’m a sucker for intrigue with food! It just adds to the mystic, the allure, the mystery of the why! According to legend in Greece, robber’s would raid steal lamb from grazing flocks, then they’d return to their hideouts and cook the meat—it would take hours and hours because they’d […]

~competitive cooking & food styling II~

competitive cooking & food styling II

I know that a lot of my foodie friends are entering the prestigious DOLE Cook-Off~~and, it was about this time last year when I was furiously creating recipes to enter, too, and one of my big concerns was, will my submitted photograph reflect the boholicious of this creation! In my […]