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Sweet Potato and Chipotle Chowder (vegan)

I was pretty darn proud of this.  Surprised even.  It is so different from my typical soup repertoire.  Last night I decided to go on a no gluten, no dairy, and no sugar diet from now until January 1st.  That’s 23 LONG days.  I want to get a jump-start on the new year and to […]

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Lentil Soup with Cumin and Chard | VogueVegetarian.com

Lentil Soup with Cumin and Chard (Vegan and Quick)

“Okay, I admit it. I love soup. And no doubt you’ve noticed. It’s not like the past several posts have been all about soup or anything.  When browsing through Deborah Madison’s “Vegetable Soups” cookbook I could so relate to her opening words, “When I said I was working on a soup book, the response was […]

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White Bean Rosemary soup

Rosemary White Bean Soup (Vegan)

“I came across a photo in magazine of a beautiful white bean soup.  My husband actually brought me the article and asked me to make the soup in the picture for him.  It used a unfamiliar bean that you could slow cook without having to soak first.  However, not having that bean on hand yet having plenty […]

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Arabic Lentil Soup

A Simple Bowl of Soup – Arabic Lentil Soup (Vegan)

“Even though we are almost into December, it still seems like summer was yesterday.  My mindset is still on simple, easy, minimalist dishes that only take but a few minutes to prepare; a bowl of fruit, fresh greens with crisp veggies just picked from the garden, or a quick pasta with cherry tomatoes, zucchini and […]

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Mexican Red Lentil & Bean Soup

Smoky Red Lentil Mexican Soup (Vegan)

“Oh, how I miss soup!  With our Seattle weather topping out in the mid 90’s recently, soup has not been on the menu.  But this week the temps have dipped back to a welcoming mid 70’s and I just couldn’t help but get my stockpot out again and simmer up a good pot of soup. […]

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Vegetarian Chili for Omnivores (Vegan)

“Chili is an all around easy dish to make and usually will satisfy people of all tastes. Our family usually eats chili as a soup but don’t forget how versatile this dish can be. Use it as a topper for a baked potato, toast a half a hamburger bun, top with a veggie burger then top with […]

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Algerian Mixed Bean And Lentil Soup With Chermoula Sauce (Vegan)

“I had the pleasure of taking a cooking class in Seattle yesterday where I enjoyed a demonstration of 5 new delicious vegetarian dishes.   Our instructor, Chef Sureyya Gokeri is from Turkey and boy did I love her style!  She was ambitious, joyful and honest and made everyone feel like they could cook, even if […]

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Lentil and "Sausage" Stew

Famously Delicious Lentil and “Sausage” Stew (Vegan)

“In my meat-eating days, I was famous well known for my sausage, chicken and lentil stew. It was something I had perfected over my 15-year marriage and it was on top of the request list for friends and guests.  When I started my vegetarian lifestyle, I thought this would be an easy adaption.  I made a few […]

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Roasted Red Pepper and Quinoa Chili (Vegan)

“A super simple and light chili alternative with roasted red pepper, spicy poblano peppers and protein packed quinoa.  You can change up the zucchini for another favorite including additional bell peppers or even beans. Delicious and perfect for an quick weeknight meal.” -adapted from Cooking Light Ingredients 2 red bell peppers 2 poblano chiles 4 […]

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White Bean Minestrone (Vegan)

“I love minestone soup but I like to make it with extra beans instead of pasta to up the nutrition and lower the extra calories that the pasta can add.  Of course, this has one of my favorite “secret” ingredients that I like to add to tomato-based brothy soups. . . worchestershire sauce.  This adds an […]

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