Miso Soup

Miso Soup

I suspect there are almost as many ways to make Miso Soup as there are people who make Miso Soup. Made with fermented soybeans and barley or rice, miso is thought to be one of the most protective of super foods. Its enzymes and microorganisms … Continue reading

Creamy Vegetable Soup with Collards and Chickpeas

Creamy Vegetable Soup with Collards and Chickpeas

Oh my goodness, this Creamy Vegetable Soup is just about the best thing in the world, especially on a snowy winter’s night. It’s my spin on a 10-Spice Vegetable Soup with Cashew Cream created by Angela Liddon (from ohsheglows.com). I was inspired by … Continue reading

Perfect Lentil Soup with Mashed Potatoes

Perfect Lentil Soup with Mashed Potatoes

This soup is rich and flavorful, and hits the spot on these cold, dark nights. I recently served this with little scoops of mashed potatoes in the bowls. It was heavenly – and a very big hit with our non-vegan kids. … Continue reading

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Sweet Corn and White Beans

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Sweet Corn and White Beans

I cannot seem to get enough butternut squash this time of year. I’m roasting it with onions, adding it to stews, and mixing it into risottos. This soup is my newest obsession (thank you for the inspiration, lowfatvegan.com), and just my style…easy, … Continue reading

Best Split Pea Soup

Best Split Pea Soup

This recipe has a long history, and goes back several decades. My mom made a wonderful split pea soup, and when I was growing up, it was always one of my favorites. She would top it with “buttered toast squares” … Continue reading

Spicy Tomato Soup with Orzo

Spicy Tomato Soup with Orzo

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, and as the evenings start to get cooler, my thoughts always turn to the simple pleasures of making a big pot of soup. During the week, preparation time for many of … Continue reading

Italian Escarole and Potato Soup

Italian Escarole and Potato Soup

Last night I made this delicious springtime Italian Escarole and Potato Soup, based on Nava Atlas’ recipe from her inspiring book, Wild About Greens: 125 Delectable Vegan Recipes for Kale, Collards, Arugula, Bok Choy, and other Leafy Veggies Everyone Loves. Nava’s … Continue reading

Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

This wonderful soup in all its comforting glory is one of my all-time favorites. So very good on a cold night with a warm loaf of crusty bread, sometimes I serve this with little mix-ins on the side, like petite … Continue reading

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

When when the evenings begin to turn crisp, this Minestrone, overflowing with beans, pasta, and fresh garden vegetables, really hits the spot. Don’t be alarmed by the lengthy ingredient list. This soup actually simmers to perfection in around 30 minutes. … Continue reading

Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup

After the holidays, aren’t we all ready to get a fresh start on healthy eating? And who isn’t looking for ideas that are delicious, gentle on the wallet, and come together without much effort? Did I miss anything on the … Continue reading

Creamy Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

Creamy Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

Creamy. Comforting. Rich. Indulgent. Those words don’t usually conjure up an image of vegetable soup. But maybe they should. A vegetable soup this satisfying and delicious might sound like a contradiction in terms. However, this Creamy Cauliflower and Carrot Soup has … Continue reading

Best Veggie Chili

Best Veggie Chili

Preparing soups and stews throughout the autumn months is good therapy for me as the air gets crisp and the daylight wanes. That’s when I reach for my slow cooker. And one of my favorite comfort foods to slow cook … Continue reading