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Creamy Red Curry Lentil Soup (vegan)

A hearty soup that is both comforting and filling while packing a lot of nutrition into one bowl.

Soup season is finally here.  I’m ready to welcome cooler nights where you can cozy up to your favorite bowl of homemade soup.  The best thing about soup season is the ease of cooking with ONE pot.  One-pot, […]

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!

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

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!

I slightly modified it by adding spinach to the blender and pistachios as garnish for a bit of crunch.  The classic mint/pea combo […]

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

Slow Cooker Vegan Split Pea Soup

Health Benefits
Split peas are a low-calorie food that is a good source of protein. They also provide Vitamins A (for healthy eyes and skin), Vitamin C and iron.
Split peas are an excellent source of dietary fiber, which has been shown to have a number of beneficial effects including decreased risk of coronary artery disease.
Leeks […]

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

Dairy-Free, Creamy Broccoli & Cauliflower Soup

Health Benefits

Broccoli packs in tons of nutritional bang for your buck.  It is a fantastic vegetable.  With only 31 calories per serving and providing you with Vitamin A, C, K, B Vitamins and potassium – WHAM!
Cauliflower is an excellent source of Vitamin C, an antioxidant – POW!
Garlic contains sulfur components which are virus fighters […]

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