Category: Soups & Stews

Dang Good Vegan Chili Recipe

I know there’s plenty of vegan chili recipes out there, but this one has come to be our favorite.  Besides the fact that it’s dang good to eat, it calls for common pantry staples.  Take notice, too, the recipe calls for the mushrooms and onions to be cooked tender in water instead of oil.  This […]

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New Potato and Squash Soup Recipe

Have you ever eaten squash or zucchini cooked with potatoes? oOH baby!  The other week, I was out at my friends’ house, visiting for a spell, and they offered me a serving of squash ‘n potatoes.  The squash ‘n potatoes had been fried in a little oil with onions.  Let me tell you, I didn’t […]

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Leftover Broccoli Soup Recipe

What do you do when life gives you a bowl of leftover blanched broccoli?  You make leftover broccoli soup! HERE’S ALL IT TAKES makes 2 servings 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced 3 cups blanched broccoli, chopped 1 heaping teaspoon Mrs. Dash salt substitute 1 cup hot vegetable broth 1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk (I like soy.) […]

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No Heartburn Bean Chili with Rice

Looking for a vegetarian chili that will please meat eaters? This is it! Trust me. No Heartburn Bean Chili with Rice takes just over an hour to pull together.  It’s not spicy (kid friendly) and totally FULL of flavor. We enjoyed it for supper then polished it off for lunch the next day.  I barely […]

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Quick White Bean Soup

This Quick White Bean Soup recipe is super healthy for you and it will fill you up!  The combination of flavors, white beans, spinach, green onions, tomatoes, and pepperoncini peppers floating in a bowl of vegetable broth, is outstanding.  OH! And it freezes well, too. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES makes enough to feed 6 with a […]

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Red Bean Gumbo Recipe

I will admit, OUT LOUD, in front of everybody, that I don’t like typical gumbo recipes.  I’ve eaten only two bowls in my life that weren’t drowning in a layer of oil. Thankfully, this delightful red bean gumbo recipe I have before you is nothing like the meaty gumbo versions.  This vegetarian gumbo doesn’t need […]

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Super Fresh Broccoli Soup

Have you been looking around for really fresh tasting broccoli soup recipes? Well, I found one creamy, bright broccoli soup recipe that I think is a winner.  The original recipe comes out of a fairly new cookbook, Dishing Up Maryland by Lucie L. Snodgrass. (Click here to read the Amazon Reviews.)  I dig this book […]

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Sweet Potato and Red Bell Pepper Soup

Sweet Potato and Red Bell Pepper Soup tastes fantastic hot, room temperature, and cold.  This simple soup recipe so easy to bring together.  If you’re using a freshly picked sweet potato that has not had time to cure and sweeten, this soup will have a mild carrot flavor married with the red bell pepper.  The […]

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Peasant Soup

With a name like Peasant Soup, this recipe has got to be simple to cook.  Right?  Right! This chunky, broth soup is light and filling all at the same time.  I’ve never eaten such a flavorful soup made with so many budget friendly ingredients. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES makes about 6 servings 2 to 3 […]

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Rich and Creamy Broccoli Soup

Broccoli soup recipes come in so many different variations.  I’ve yet to meet a broccoli soup recipe I didn’t like. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 4 12 ounces broccoli 2 tablespoons butter 1 onion, chopped 1 leek, white part only, chopped 1 small potato, cut into chunks 2 1/2 cups hot chicken stock 1 1/4 […]

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Creamy Ginger Carrot Soup

With all the cool weather coming on, it’s time to get out the heavy soup pot.  Here’s an old favorite I have cleaned up, taken out the added fat, and made it a plant-based recipe worth making for your family and friends. Give it a whirl and let me know what you think. ;D Here’s […]

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Curried Carrot and Apple Soup

It sounds unusual and it’s different from our normal soups, but Curried Carrot and Apple Soup is quite delicious.  After you know what to expect. The First Bowl Because it looks so much like butternut squash, it took six bites or spoonfuls before my brain accepted that I was eating carrots.  Once past the visual […]

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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy, silky smooth and bursting with soul satisfying flavors, this simple butternut squash soup recipe will be your next favorite soup.  I guarantee! From a new inspiring cookbook, Soups; Includes Delicious Recipes for Appetizers and Salads, I picked up this book for Christmas. “Wow!” This book is loaded with incredible meals. FULL of recipes from […]

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Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup

Oh the joy of discovering excellent recipes!  My heart is full with happiness and my stomach cannot wait to taste this nurturing soup again.  I wish I could claim full credit, but I cannot.  This is the fine work of Cook’s Illustrated and America’s Test Kitchen.  The original recipe is called Creamless Creamy Tomato Soup. […]

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Tomato, Chickpea and Spinach Soup

This simple soup recipe made for a nice addition to our weekly dinner menu.  The kiddos didn’t like it, but four grown ups chowed down until they could eat no more.  So colorful, so fresh tasting, light on the calories, and loaded with filling ingredients.  I served this soup with a side of hot baked […]

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