To make the corn chowder, I first sauteed a chopped, sweet onion, then added the chopped, red bell pepper along with a couple of pinches of salt. I added fresh corn kernel from three ears of corn, then added vegetable broth (Pacific Foods Brand). Next I added three red potatoes (unpeeled) cut in little pieces, and then simmered the soup for 30 minutes. Then I added about a 1/4 cup of polenta and about a 1/2 cup of plain soy milk. Added more salt, and pepper to taste. Turned out great! I added cayenne pepper to my own bowl, and loved it :)
Oh, and yes, there was a salad of baby greens, and sweet, orange cherry tomatoes served along as a side dish.