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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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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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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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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Creamy Parsnip and Ginger Soup

Parsnips are among my favorite root vegetables. Sweet and versatile, they also pack a powerful nutritional punch. Never substitute dried powdered ginger when fresh is called for – the gingery aroma of this soup will make your mouth water! Ingredients 1 T. vegan margarine (or butter) 1 3-in. (or more) piece of fresh ginger, peeled …

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Roasted Pumpkin Bisque

Roasted Pumpkin Bisque Serves 4 This easy, festive soup is a beautiful addition to any holiday meal or served as a warm winter supper over braised hearty greens, with a salad, or a sandwich. Be sure to use fresh ginger as it lends a deep peppery warmth that powdered simply can’t deliver. One 2-3 lb. …

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Black Bean and Fire Roasted Tomato Soup

Watch how this soup is made. Black Bean and Fire Roasted Tomato Soup ¼ c. olive oil 1½ c. chopped onions (reserve ½ cup for garnish) ½ c. chopped celery 1/3 c. chopped carrots 2-3 medium jalapeño peppers, seeded and diced 3 15-oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained 8 c. water or stock, or …

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Creamy Cauliflower and Potato Soup

The creaminess of this soup comes from the potato. Adding potato to soup prior to puréeing allows you to forgo adding soy or dairy and keeping it low in fat and calories. Potatoes also add additional body and starch as well as nutrition. For this recipe, you can even substitute sweet potato, which would add …

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