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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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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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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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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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Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour Soup (Vegan)

“Most of us love that warm bowl of Hot and Sour Soup that they serve at many Asian restaurants before your meal.  Its comforting taste seems to clear the head and relax the soul.  It’s also light, refreshing and low calorie.  Yet, many of us haven’t given this delicious soup a try in our own home […]

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Black Bean soup

Blissful Black Bean Soup (Vegan)

“A classic black bean soup featuring crisp savory notes from a dry sherry and tomatoey base.  I like to use a poblano pepper instead a green bell pepper to spice it up a notch.  This is a great recipe to use when you have a few cups of black beans.  It’s simple but not lacking in […]

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French Green Lentil Soup

French Green Lentil Soup

“French Green Lentils (Lentilles Du Puy) are a peppery lentil that hold their shape well when cooked, making them perfect for soup or stews.  The base ingredient includes caramelized onions and tomato paste that is deglazed then enhanced with a secret ingredient (Worcestershire sauce) that adds tang, spice and warmth to this simple soup.  Although petite in size, […]

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Rosemary Split Pea Soup

Rosemary Split Pea Soup

Ingredients 2 cups green split peas 1 cup yellow split peas 4 cups onion, chopped 2 cups carrot, diced 2 bay leaves 2 tbls minced garlic (about 1 whole bulb), divided 2 tbls minced fresh rosemary, divided 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp pepper 2 tbsp tomato paste 2 tbsp Bragg’s liquid aminos or low sodium […]

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