Chickpeas are a great source of protein, among other things, but the taste is somewhat pronounced. The tomatoes in this soup do a great job of blunting the chickpea flavour, as the chickpeas help add a creaminess to the soup – a match made in vegan heaven!
Continue reading Meatless Monday – Chickpea Tomato Soup
I think this soup would be perfect for summer and could even work as a cold soup. It’s on the sweet side because of the pumpkin, so if you aren’t a bit fan of sweeter soups then throw in a bit more spice and a pinch more salt to offset this. I took this recipe from The Vegan Slow Cooker by Kathy Hester but I made it on the stovetop.
Continue reading Meatless Mondays – Thai Pumpkin Coconut Soup
My dad showed me this recipe in the Sobey’s grocery store flyer. He even sent me a container along with the recipe so that I’d give him some to try – as a finders fee. This warmly spiced but not spicy soup is great for winter. And the lentils provide some great lean protein!
Continue reading Meatless Monday – Spiced Lentil and Cauliflower Soup
Since going vegan I have become much more aware of where I’m getting my protein so I try to sneak it in any time I can. This soup not only tastes delish but it packs a whopping 10g of protein per cup! That’s pretty much equal to eating a serving of chicken (11g). Not too shabby!
Continue reading Meatless Monday – Creamy Butternut Squash Soup
Ever wonder what you should do with the broccoli stalks and kale stalks after you’ve taken all the florettes and leaves off? I hate to waste it, or even compost it, so I make soup.
Vegan Cheese, Kale and Broccoli Soup (gluten free)
Continue reading Vegan Cheese, Kale and Broccoli Soup (Gluten Free)