Mimi’s Lentil Stew (Vegan)

There’s nothing like a hot bowl of soup or stew to warm you up and it’s satisfying too! Here is a recipe from my friend Mimi. She brought it to a church potluck one day and my husband asked her for the recipe. She told us her secret was the peppercorns. It’s delicious! Mimi’s Lentil…

Rosemary’s Homemade Vegetable Soup (Vegan)

I have a wonderful Facebook friend Rosemary who shared this recipe with us. The picture to the left is not a bowl of Rosemary’s soup (her’s probably looks even better than this,) but the recipe looks so tasty that I couldn’t wait to share it. To quote an old commercial, “soup is good food” and…

Crockpot Potato Soup

This crockpot potato soup is a real hit with our family. We live in the Mid-west, and potatoes are a real staple around here. My daughter Madeleine gets very excited when it’s potato soup time, and I enjoy watching my family sit down to a steaming bowl of it. If you have a potato lover…

Broccoli Cream Soup (Vegan)

This is a wonderful vegan version of cream of broccoli soup. When I first made this, I was amazed at the creaminess and texture of this satisfying soup. My family loves it, and I hope your’s will too. Perfect for someone who is lactose-intolerant. Broccoli Cream Soup (Vegan) 4 1/2 c. water 4 c. fresh…

Mushroom and Barley Soup (Vegan)

There’s something so satisfying about soup! This mushroom and barley version is adapted from a book entitled “Fresh From the Vegetarian Slow Cooker” and I hope you really like it. Don’t know what to have as a side dish for a sandwich? Soup almost always fits the bill! Mushroom and Barley Soup (Vegan) 1 ounce…

Corn and Potato Chowder (Vegan)

If you’re lactose-intolerant or you just choose to keep dairy out of your diet, cream soups are not out of your reach. Raw cashews whizzed well with water makes a wonderful cream base that tastes incredible. I love this recipe because it’s simple and wholesome. Add a side of crusty artisan bread, and a dark…

Easy Split Pea Soup (Vegan)

This recipe has been with our family for quite a while. I enjoy it because it’s simple, tasty, and economical. Enjoy it with crackers, ciabatta bread, or over buttered toast. Easy Split Pea Soup (Vegan) 2 cups dry split peas 1 carrot, diced small 1 T. bacun’ bits* 1/2 t. onion powder salt or garlic…

HoneyB’s Lentil Stew

Shelby not only is a highschool friend of mine but she is an incredible cook. Check out her site: www.grumpyshoneybunch.com for many delicious recipes. Below is her version of lentil stew. Let her know how you liked it! HoneyB’s Lentil Stew (Vegan) 1 medium carrot, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 medium onion, chopped 2…

Cauliflower Potato Carrot Cheese Chunk Soup

Here is a recipe sent in by Rajiv Narula, which is modified from the 1st Moosewood Cookbook (by Molly Katzen). It is very flexible with regard to ingredients and amounts. Cauliflower Potato Carrot Cheese Chunk Soup cauliflower (or cabbage or broccoli) carrots (key ingredient for color and sweetness) potatoes (key ingredient for heartiness and thickness)…

Black Bean Soup

Enjoy this wonderfully simple, tasty, and satisfying soup. Garnish with shredded Mexican cheese and a dollop of sour cream, then serve with tortilla chips or a crusty baguette. Black Bean Soup (Vegan) 1 t. onion powder OR 1 scallion with tops, sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 celery rib, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped…

“Meaty” Crockpot Chili (Vegan)

We have a family favorite here! It’s easy to throw together and has a flavorful “meaty” texture because of the vegetarian burger that is added. We like it garnished with shredded cheese and sour cream, and yellow corn tortilla chips on the side for dipping. Some like it hotter than others, so adjust your chili…

White Chili (Italian Bean Soup with a Kick!)

Living in an Italian household, I grew up on this soup…only difference is it wasn’t called White Chili and it wasn’t at all spicy. For me, this is a new take on an old favorite and it has now become one of the most requested recipes in my family. I make the dairy version if…

Carrot Soup

Rena says: “This is my husband’s favorite soup. It can be cooked a day before and reheated.” Carrot Soup (Vegan) 2 Tbsp. uncooked brown rice 2 medium onions, chopped 4-5 cloves garlic, chopped 6 medium carrots, sliced 2 cans (4 c.) vegetable broth 1/2 t. salt 1/4 t. thyme 1/8 t. chili powder 1/8 t….

Mixed Bean Soup (Vegan)

This soup is very flavorful. When I have several partially-filled bags of various dried beans, I mix them all together and store them in glass jars. Then I use them up when I’m in the mood for a hearty soup. Any assorted beans will work such as garbanzo, pinto, lima, kidney, northern, or black.

Colleen’s Creamy Pumpkin Soup

If you’re a pumpkin lover, you might want to give this a try. My friend Colleen shared this recipe with me and assures me it’s wonderful. Colleen’s Creamy Pumpkin Soup 1 Tbsp. butter 1 onion, chopped 1 lb. pumpkin, peeled and chopped 2 c. water 2 t. chicken-style seasoning 1/4 c. half and half Fry…