Broccoli or Cauliflower Lentil Soup

This is a mildly spicy Indian-spiced soup, packed with hearty protein rich lentils (13g per 1/4 cup) and creamy broccoli or cauliflower. You can add more spice to make this a warming winter favorite. Recipe inspired by the Vegan Yum Yum cookbook. Ingredients:  3 Tbsp olive oil or coconut oil 2 tsp cumin seeds 2 … Continue reading Broccoli or Cauliflower Lentil Soup

Curried Lentil and Rice Soup

While we staying the the Czech Republic for the recent cyclo-cross World Cups, I was cooking most of the evening meals and was happy to have brought a small selection of my favorite spices. One of the most versatile dishes that week was lentil and rice soup with Penzey's Sweet Curry spice. Ingredients: 1 Cup … Continue reading Curried Lentil and Rice Soup

Adzuki Bean Miso Soup with Buckwheat Noodles and Tofu

Yes, it's been a month of soy free eating and it's time to slowly bring back some tofu and see how it goes. I've come to find that something called 'carageenan' which is a seaweed based thickener in soymilk and other non dairy milks that is known to be a gastrointestinal irritant. Even more reason … Continue reading Adzuki Bean Miso Soup with Buckwheat Noodles and Tofu