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Braised coconut spinach with chickpeas and lemon [Vegan] Jaymi's Notes:This was an iffy recipe for me, so when I sat down with a hot bowl of the braised coconut spinach loaded up with sundried tomatoes and chickpeas, all I could say was, "Wow!

Braised coconut spinach with chickpeas and lemon [Vegan]

" I wasn't sure what to think with this mix of ingredients, especially the coconut milk which is not usually something I have in meals at home or in restaurants. And while my partner kept her doubts to herself, she did let me know afterwards (as she was happily gobbling down a bowlful next to me) that she was surprised at how delicious it turned out to be. The dish is both sweet and tangy, with the strong flavor mellowed out by the blander chickpeas and spinach. Sundried tomatoes add a great twist to the texture and a different quality of sweet than the coconut milk, making the flavor all the more complex. Golden Beet Borscht. There are many variations of borscht… some have cabbage, some meat, but nearly all have beautiful red beets.

Golden Beet Borscht

Until now. Truthfully, I find the deep purplish-red color of traditional borscht absolutely stunning. In spring and fall though, bright golden beets fill the markets, so I just couldn’t resist some golden beet borscht… something new and different. Use any potato variety you have… baby reds, baby Dutch, or little purples will do the trick. 2 Cold Summer Soups, No Cooking Required. {Vegan Recipes} It’s hot out.

2 Cold Summer Soups, No Cooking Required. {Vegan Recipes}

And humid. Every time I leave the house I feel like a lizard slithering into a giant terrarium—except a lizard would enjoy such an atmosphere. Easy &Elegant French Lentil Soup With White Wine and Fresh Thyme. {Vegan Recipe} French lentils are like regular brown lentils’ exotic cousin.

Easy &Elegant French Lentil Soup With White Wine and Fresh Thyme. {Vegan Recipe}

Their bright orange color and petite size mean they are both prettier and faster cooking, yet they have all the flavor, protein and fiber of their more common kin. Following is my impossible-to-mess-up, good enough for company, favorite french lentil dish. French Lentil Soup with White Wine and Fresh Thyme. Broccoli, Lemon and Parmesan Soup Recipe. AfricanFoodRecipes. Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup. Arsy Vartanian is the founder of the Paleo recipe and lifestyle blog, Rubies and Radishes and she is also the author of the cookbook, The Paleo Slow Cooker.

Curried Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

In an effort to achieve optimal health and wellness, she discovered the Paleo diet in 2008. Arsy started feeling better than ever and was eventually able to recover from health issues that she had struggled with for almost a decade. Arsy is also a home cook, that deeply enjoys spending time in her kitchen creating healthy, grain-free recipes for her family and her blog readers. She resides in a quaint beach town in California with her husband and daughter. Ruth's Red Lentil and Potato Soup Recipe. Pumpkins aren’t just for decoration… It’s that time of year!

Pumpkins aren’t just for decoration…

Pumpkins everywhere. Not only are they are great decoration for Halloween, they’re great for you. Curried sweet potato & rice autumn soup/stew. Wednesday October 6, 2010 Fall is my favorite season.

curried sweet potato & rice autumn soup/stew

And so far this fall is shaping up rather nicely. Tomato and Red Lentil Soup Recipe. Heat the oil in a soup pot over medium heat.

Tomato and Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Add the onion, celery, and carrot, and cook until softened (a few minutes). Add the garlic, then, in a minute add the tomatoes and chicken stock. Simmer for about 20 minutes, season, and let it cool. Puree the soup, then strain back into the pot. This removes tomato skins and most seeds. Creamy fennel, spinach and asparagus soup [Vegan] I love a soup that is intensely flavorful yet simple to make.

Creamy fennel, spinach and asparagus soup [Vegan]

This soup has relatively few ingredients but boasts a rich flavor, and an equally beautiful color. The spinach adds a lovely bright green and both the color and taste celebrate spring time. The original recipe did not call for adding asparagus, but I had quite a few tips and cores left after making a shaved raw asparagus salad . Guest Post: Chilled Carrot Ginger Coconut Soup – Vegan & Gluten-Free. Today’s recipe comes from Beth of the blog Tasty Yummies!

Guest Post: Chilled Carrot Ginger Coconut Soup – Vegan & Gluten-Free

Although it is summertime, and it has been very, very hot, lately, for whatever reason I have been craving the comforts of soup. Don’t ask me why, there is no logical reason for it. Last week I made a huge pot of vegan chili and although it was delicious, it just didn’t hit the spot. Cream of Mushroom Soup – Pure Liquid Moon-Soaked Earth. I can't believe I haven't posted a video recipe for cream of mushroom soup! It's such a classic cool weather staple, and quite simple to make – as long as you have a few hours to spare. The secret to this deep rich potage is a long slow caramelization, the key to unlocking the mushroom's magic. Oh, and by the way, I mean that literally. Mushrooms are by far the most mysterious and magical things we eat.

Scientists still don't really understand how and why they grow like they do. Decoding Labels: Campbell’s Healthy Request Cream of Mushroom Soup. Perhaps my biggest pet peeve is seeing food marketed as “healthy” or “natural” that is anything BUT those things. How can they label bubble-gum flavored apples “100% Natural”? Of course, I know how. “Natural” is a regulated term that just means derived from nature rather than totally synthesized.

Cashew Curry Recipe. There are a number of things I nearly always have in my kitchen. Top of the list: a can of coconut milk, onions, nuts, and spices. This puts me just a vegetable or two away from a flavorful pot of richly-colored curry. The one I'm featuring today is a favorite of mine and one I make often. I use a homemade Sri Lankan-inspired curry powder, deeply toasted cashew nuts, a handful of green beans, two handfuls of tiny cauliflower florets, and a bit of tofu for good measure. I might serve it over a bowl of grains, worked into an omelette or crepe, or like this - on its own. GCC: Tuscan Cannellini Bean Soup - Home - Sweetbites Blog. For the past few days we have experience early fall weather. Cool nights, gorgeous days, filled with a nice breeze and bright sunshine.

Today was no exception, we woke up to the perfect day to lazy out at home and just be together. Tom and I did not have to think twice about it – we were going to park ourselves on our couch, snuggle and watch tons of TV. Just like I did not think twice about what to make for our lunch. Our December Gutsy Cook menu options it’s all about comfort and warmth, and this week’s option had the perfect choice for a cool day like today. Broccoli Cheddar Soup. Comfort in a bowl. That is what this soup should be called. As Sugarcrafter, where I got the recipe, stated, I love the broccoli cheedar soup at Panera Bread. Not surprisingly, this soup was even better! Since I was craving this soup, I made it as soon as I saw it in a bread bowl.

Since I didn’t have a batch of bread dough sitting in the refrigerator and was very hungry, I just poured this soup in a bowl. How to cook perfect tom yum soup. Journal - Out of Africa, Into the Bowl. Soothing Potato, Celery Root and Sunchoke Cream with Purple Potato Chips. African Curried Coconut Soup with Chickpeas Recipe at Epicurious.