Combine first 9 ingredients in a soup pot. Bring to boil, then turn down to medium low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Stir in peanut butter and milk. Return to gentle simmer and cook uncovered for 5 minutes. Stir in spinach and cook until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
This is the season of good tidings and cheer and, of course, dessert. Eating a small amount of these decadent treats is fine—especially the ones that only come around once a year.
Food traditions are a big part of the holiday season, and it’s never too late to start a new one.