Monthly Archives: February 2013

Nutritious Delicious Squash


There are many varieties of squash that grow in different shapes and sizes.  They are so versatile, you can eat everything from the blossoms to the seeds, particularly, in the male squash. How can you tell if its a male blossom or not?

6 Habits to Prevent Food Waste

Love Food Hate Waste

Last week we posted about how much food the world actually wastes and how simply it can be prevented.  This week we found a great article from TheKitchn that provides some very helpful habits that can help you prevent food waste.  Within each habit, they also offer further articles to read that can help you develop those habits!  Good job TheKitchn!

Here are the habits but check out the article for further research!

Homemade Shrimp Stock

Shrimp Stock

Last month when we made our Jambalaya, we had leftover shrimp shells and tails from our fresh shrimp. And instead of throwing them out, we figured, lets make some shrimp stock!

Can The World Feed the World?

Food Waste Infograph Header

We love to feed people and just as much as we love to feed people, we love to make sure every one has food!  This neat but somber infographic from Sustainable America showed us how much food the world wastes, how much we really don’t have to and offers a few solutions.  Cambria Soup Company will do our best to help feed you but we will also do our best to make sure every last drop goes to use!

Up Your Nutrition & Your Budget

Vegetable Peels

There are so many alternative ways to be sustainable…and what better way to be sustainable than practicing it with good health and budget in mind.

Next time you’re making a meal, think twice before you decide on throwing out the skins, stems, peels or leafy tops of your fruits and vegetables. You can actually power up your diet by using them as healthy extras to add to your favorite recipes.  By adding these ingredients, your meals will provide a lot of extra nutrients while adding that extra meal/day to allow you to  stretch out your food budget .

Try these tips that we do everyday…

Providing Comfort

Sick Warmth

Lately, the pesky common cold has been making its rounds here at Cambria Soup Company. And besides the old lemon, honey and ginger remedy, we of course have also been enjoying delicious soups to soothe our colds.