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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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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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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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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