Friday, September 26, 2014

Speedy Vegetarian Cheese Tortellini Soup

Hailey here! :)
   I snuck on to my Minnie's blog just to share with you this amazing recipe that has now become a family favorite. Now that the weather is finally starting to cool off and you're starting to crave some yummy soup that is also very healthy and hearty, this is the go to recipe!
Introducing: Speedy Vegetarian Cheese Tortellini Soup!

First let's start with the ingredients:
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
3/4 cup sweet onion, chopped
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 large cloves garlic, chopped
3 spring fresh thyme
1 (15 oz.) can organic diced tomatoes and juice
4 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth
10 oz. fresh tortellini
a handful of fresh parsley
Salt and pepper, optional
Grated Parmesan, optional

1. In a large pot heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.  Add the carrots, celery, and mushrooms and cook for about 3 minutes, stirring often.
2. Add the onion and cook for 2-3 and then add the garlic and cook for another minute.
3. Toss in the thyme, tomatoes and broth and bring to a boil. Add the tortellini to the pot and cook according to the manufacturer package directions. Remove the soup from the heat, mix in theparsely and season with salt and pepper if necessary. Grate some fresh Parmesan on top for the finishing touch.

This soup is simple, fast, and healthy! What could be better?!
Leave me a comment and let me know if you made this recipe and what you thought about it. Also, let me know if you added anything to make it your own! I love suggestions :)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Staying Connected

I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day and was able to spend a day off with your families! I was wanting to make just a quick blog about how all my followers can stay connected with myself and Turning Twenty. Of course, there is our blog but we also have a Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, and a Facebook! 
By following us on these specific social media sites, you will stay in the loop with everything that is going on with our business and even what's going in my life! As of right now, on our FaceBook page, we are having a giveaway for when we reach 550 "likes"! Our prize is our Sugar Dumplin' Pattern and pre-cut kit for the October block!


       Pre-cut kit

If you'd like a chance to win this giveaway, like our Turning Twenty page on FaceBook and share the post about the giveaway that is on our page, then comment and let us know you liked and shared! Pretty easy, huh?!