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Yam and Rapini Soup

I had a wisdom tooth removed this week and so it’s been all soups for me. This is a new one I tried and it was quite good. I got the idea for adding yams to soups from good old Martha Stewart. Start by heating 4 cups of vegetable stock in your soup pot. To this add … Continue reading

Mushroom and Barley Soup

This is a great rainy day soup. It’s hearty but not heavy. In a large stock pot heat 1 tbsp. of safflower oil. To this add 1 tsp. of dried dill, 1/2 tsp. of celery salt and 1.5 tsp. of tomato paste. Heat this for a minute or until it starts to come together as a … Continue reading

Bok Choy and Tofu Soup

We are busy soaking up the last few days of summer. This means a week filled with trips to the zoo, the island and even a day of canoeing before my two little squirmy boys need to sit and listen and not move quite so much. All this activity leaves little time for cooking but … Continue reading

Cauliflower and Watercress Soup

With all the rain earlier this week, I thought we might try a soup again. The inspiration for this soup came from a recipe in a Moosewood cookbook – the whole series is really great. In a large stock pot, add 4 cups of vegetable broth, 6 cups of  cut up cauliflower (1 medium sized … Continue reading

No Cream “Creamy” Vegetable Soup

My sister-in-law and niece are visiting so I’ve been cooking up our veggie favorites: popcorn cauliflower, chickpea and avocado wraps, etc. Today, however, it was time to try something new. The amazing thing about this soup is that it contains nothing but vegetables and yet it tastes creamy. To start, take 900 ml of vegetable … Continue reading

“Throw-it-all-in” Vegetable Soup

  Back from the country and a visit to the grandparents, I raided our pantry and fridge to make this vegetable soup. This recipe makes enough to serve 6-8, but the soup also freezes very well, so don’t be scared to make it all. Into a large soup pot drizzle a little olive oil. To … Continue reading