Creamy Quinoa-Veggie Stew

Out with the old, in with the stew!  This unique and healthy stew is sure to help kick off your 2015 on the right foot.

This creamy, vegan stew is perfectly satisfying during this frigid weather.  Loaded with protein-filled quinoa and health-boosting veggies – it is the perfect way to stay healthy while indulging in a comfort-food-like recipe. […]

By |January 6th, 2015|dairy-free, entree, gluten-free, lunch, quinoa, soup, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Creamy Tomato-Basil Soup

This vegan spin on creamy tomato-basil soup is much healthier than what you might find at a restaurant.  Cosi’s tomato-basil side soup contains 20 grams of fat (12 grams of saturated fat) and is loaded with sodium.  Keep it light with this easy, homemade version.

Tomatoes are a low calorie vegetable full of vitamins A […]

By |October 6th, 2013|dairy-free, lunch, soup, vegan|0 Comments

Super Simple Carrot Soup

Gluten-free and EASY to make.

This deliciously sweet, creamy and savory soup will keep you warm as the weather continues to cool.  Its vibrant orange color means it is full of the powerful antioxidant, vitamin A.  With one bowl you are helping to reduce your risk of cancer, slow aging and reduce some diabetes-related symptoms.  […]

By |September 26th, 2013|dairy-free, gluten-free, soup, vegan, vegetable, vegetarian|0 Comments

Easy Chicken, Brown Rice & Veggie Soup

Nothing warms the heart and heals the soul better than homemade soup. It also happens to be a great way to use up leftover ingredients in your fridge. This recipe uses cooked chicken breast, cooked brown rice and almost all the veggies that were in my fridge. Really, this recipe can use any of […]

By |February 12th, 2013|soup|0 Comments

Cauliflower Soup

This creamy soup is elegant, addictive and extremely easy to prepare.  Plus, it is full of health benefits from the star of the dish:

Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is high in vitamin C, which is important for growth and repair of body tissues, helps heal cuts and wounds and keep teeth and gums healthy.  […]

By |January 1st, 2013|dairy-free, gluten-free, soup|0 Comments

“Pesto” Veggie Soup

Loaded with fresh veggies and a powerful pesto-like flavor makes getting your nutrients fun!

Print “Pesto” Veggie Soup Serves: 4-6   Ingredients 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 vidalia onion, chopped 1 bag of baby carrots (about 2 cups) 1 bag […]

By |July 21st, 2012|dairy-free, gluten-free, soup, vegan, vegetable, vegetarian|0 Comments

Cold Mint Pea Soup


This recipe is inspired by a past colleague of mine who keeps a health blog with fitness tips and nutritious recipes.  Her version of the recipe can be found here.  Thanks, Monica!

This cold soup is super easy and quick to make (definitely under 5 minutes).

I slightly modified it by adding spinach to the blender […]

By |June 10th, 2012|gluten-free, raw, soup, vegan|0 Comments

Slow Cooker Vegan Split Pea Soup

Who said eating healthy is expensive?  This easy and budget-friendly crockpot winter soup is filling, flavorful and full of fiber and antioxidants.

Split peas are a legume and high in protein, iron, fiber as well as other vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.  They are extremely affordable – I bought mine at Whole Foods for less than […]

By |January 2nd, 2012|entree, soup, vegan|0 Comments

Dairy-Free, Creamy Broccoli & Cauliflower Soup

My secret weapon to staying healthy this flu-season?  Antioxidants and nutrient-rich foods.

Keep your immune system strong this winter with this warm and flavorful soup.  And, if the flu does get you this season, this soup is a great throat soother and stuffy nose fixer!


1 bag of broccoli and 1 bag of cauliflower (to make […]

By |December 23rd, 2011|soup, vegan|0 Comments

Autumn Soup

What better way to combine the star foods of fall than a soup?  This soothing soup contains fall’s favorite vegetables with savory flavor from the curry, nutmeg and cinnamon.  It is creamy (without the cream) and will keep you warm (and healthy) as the weather gets cooler.


1 butternut squash
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 cup sweet […]

By |September 28th, 2011|soup, vegan|3 Comments