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From the Archives: Healing Pumpkin Soup Recipe

I’ve been blogging a long time (almost FIVE years!), and in that time a lot has changed, including the name of my blog and the various jobs, farms and consults that inform what I write about. On my nutritional consultation site I have hundreds (yep, really) of old recipes and archived blog posts that read […]

March 12th

Winter Meals: Barley Tomato Soup

Barley is a long-lost cousin of wheat and not so common here in American food. But it is a super healthful grain and extra delicious this time of year when many are buried under piles of snow. Barley cooks into a creamy, filling soup that seems super appropriate right at this time of year. Best […]

January 27th

Good Winter Eats: Creamy Split Pea Soup Recipe

When I think of split pea soup, I think of my grandmother, even though I never tried her recipe. By the time I was old enough to begin liking green things like pea soup, I had already become a vegetarian and the main flavoring component of her soup was a huge piece of ham. But, […]

January 22nd

Quick Meals: Sun-dried Tomato Soup

If this Sun-dried tomato Soup with Swiss Chard isn’t the perfect Christmas soup, I don’t know what is. Bright red tomatoes, vibrant green basil, brilliant rainbow chard, and a mix of pantry staples make this soup an easy weeknight meal for you and your family. But don’t let the ease fool you– it’s equally good […]

December 22nd

Quick Meals: Fava Bean Soup (Ful Muddamus)

Ful Muddamus is a simple fava bean soup that is eaten for breakfast in Egypt and other parts of Africa. It’s delicious solo or with rice or bread. Fava beans are not very common in American foods, but your should be able to find these extra large beans at your favorite natural food store. You […]

December 12th

Capture Vitality with Kombu Dashi

My passion for soups and stews grows stronger as each autumn day passes and winter quickly approaches. Warming foods like these warm the body and soul and allow the dark, slow days of Fall to joyously pass with ease. In addition to the comfort they provide, a well-timed bowl of soup or hearty stew also […]

October 28th

the 10 minute vegan: creamy tomato soup

Somehow my childhood did not include tomato soup, but I would guess that most of you grew up with this classic flavor. This simple, cozy soup is sweet and tangy from the tomatoes, but made creamy and filling with a few potatoes. Enjoy it while the weather is thawing, until you can get fresh tomatoes […]

March 25th

what do you do with… seaweed?

The greens of the sea can be an incredibly healthful addition to your diet. Seaweeds are loaded with naturally occuring minerals, iodine, fiber, calcium, and iron, and there are so many varieties to choose from that you will likely find many favorites! Though there are many type of sea vegetables to choose from, the ones […]

March 8th

what do you do with… dried mushrooms?

Maybe you have some dried mushrooms hiding somewhere in your pantry? Well, dust them off because we’re going to share with you some secrets to make the most of these little fungi. Dried mushrooms, which are very common in Asian cooking, don’t often make an appearance in food here in the US. But they should! […]

March 4th

Persian feast!

I was totally inspired by the beautiful, seasonal meals found in the cookbook Lucid Food by Louisa Shafia. Her book is inspiring and insightful, and these are just a few of the yummy recipes featured within. I’ve adapted the recipes slightly for her Persian New Year’s Soup and Green Rice (which, in actuality, is yellow from […]

February 20th