We were going to have our flu shots today but after all that standing I just wasn't up to it. Will go tomorrow afternoon. Because of my bruise from the stumble the other day, I will have to have the shot in my bowling arm. Hope it is OK by Thursday bowling. Had our feet done this morning. My nails seem to have grown a lot faster this time.
Went to the library to pick up a couple of books and discovered I had three awaiting. Then I saw
Looking for a different soup using Leeks I came across this one. It is, based on the usual Leek and Potato recipe. Not exactly what I was looking for. To store leeks in my fridge I have to chop off quite a large chunk of the darker ends and I was looking for something to do with them rather than throw them away.
Low Carb Cauliflower Leek Soup
A simple yet tasty alternative to potato leek soup. Great for those watching their carbs or calories, or
2 Tbs olive oil
3 Tbs butter
3 leeks, cut into
1 inch pieces
1 large head cauliflower, chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
8 cups vegetable broth
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 cup heavy cream (optional) Add all ingredients to list
1. Heat the olive oil and butter in a large pot over medium heat, and saute the leeks, cauliflower, and garlic for about 10 minutes. Stir in the vegetable broth, and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 45 minutes.
2. Remove the soup from heat. Blend the soup with an immersion blender or hand mixer. Season with salt and pepper. Mix in the heavy cream, and continue blending until smooth
Have a great day