Japanese Curry Udon Noodles

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure.   Here’s a recipe that is traditionally made using an oil-based roux. I’ve veganized it and made it oil-free! If you’re  gluten-free, just substitute fat rice noodles for the udon. Serves 4                                             cooking time 20 minutes Curry Sauce: …

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Creamy Avocado Soup

by Toni Fiore Creamy rich and packed with vitamins this super smooth soup is always a summer favorite! In a blender bowl place add, ½ seedless cucumber 1 shallot 1 avocado 2 Tablespoons vegan yogurt (coconut or almond) 2 teaspoons fresh mint 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice salt pepper cumin 1 cup of ice water …

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Gazpacho Soup Shooters

Gazpaco Soup Shooters

A Classic Spanish soup with all the flavors of summer. And with a few Delicious twists, this makes a fabulous Bloody Maria! Gazpacho Soup Shooters Ingredients 4-5 large tomatoes, skinned and seeded cut into chunks ¼ cucumber diced ½ yellow onion, diced 1 red or green bell pepper seeded and diced 1 small clove of …

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Split Peas Soup in minutes

by guest chef, Chef AJ author of the cookbook  Unprocessed This soup is another winner from our Healthy on a Budget episode. It may take a 15 minutes to wash & chop your veggies. But who new you could cook up a thick delicious hearty soup in six minutes? Simply combine in a pressure cooker; …

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Soup of the week

Sweet Potato Black Bean Soup   We made this for lunch last Sunday and it lasted the rest of the week. Here it’s served with a Tofu Salad Sandwich. The next night we served it to a friend (with a big Kale Salad) who had stopped by for dinner. Still we had several more lunches. …

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Start of Soup Season

One of my inspirations for preparing my Parsnip Butternut Squash Bisque for this weeks podcast actually was last weeks podcast! When Elizabeth Fraser was putting together her Ginger Snap Breakfast Smoothie (if you haven’t seen the episode you should be sure to tune in) and added fresh ginger to the fruits and veggies, I was …

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Chickpea and Leek soup with Parsley

This soup recipe is ridiculously easy and just as satisfying. Chickpeas are one of our all time favorite foods and they’re packed with nutrition, boasting high levels of protein, calcium, minerals, and fiber. Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) are a part of many different world cuisines and should find their way into your weekly menu. For …

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Parsley Tofu

Parsley Tofu This recipe is an old German family favorite. Although when my mother made it, she used chicken, the parsley sauce was always my favorite part of the meal. And, this was one of the first dishes from my childhood that I was able to successfully convert to vegetarian and now it has become …

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Tuscan White Beans and Greens Soup

Zuppa di Fagioli e Erbezzone as it’s known in Italy, is hearty and delicious. This recipe is courtesy of friend of the show and frequent guest chef, Cathi DiCocco. Makes 6 quarts Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh shelled cannellini beans OR 1 pound dried beans, soaked overnight & drained OR 3- 17oz. cans beans, rinsed & …

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Spinach and Tofu Soup

This is another of my 10-minute soups. Easy, fast, and amazingly flavorful. Use the crinkly-leaved Savoy spinach for this recipe. It stands up better than the smooth-leaved baby types. Ingredients: 8 oz fresh Savoy spinach 1/2 block firm tofu 2 T. vegetable oil 1t. salt 2 1/2 c. water 2 T. soy sauce (add more …

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