This cookbook is prepared for those who must live gluten free in their food choices. The soup recipes contained within run the gamut from old standbys like Cream of Mushroom Soup, French Onion Soup and Minestrone to the more unusual Mulligatawny, Chilled Avocado Grapefruit Soup and Strawberry Vegetable Soup. The author Carol Tansey has ingeniously made these recipes as tasty and varied as any non gluten free selection. Her experience as a chef and caterer have helped her design, test and perfect the soups she offers in this book. Her education in nutrition and health management, as well as her own experience in living gluten free helped guide her in developing healthy meal options for the entire family. There is great variety and delicious taste with no feeling of denial or limitation in these 100 recipes. The soups are divided into 6 categories including chilled soups, cream soups, chowders, soup stocks and more. The recipes are simple to follow, the ingredients easy to find and each soup is represented by a full color photo to whet your appetite.