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Pinto and Navy Bean Soup

Pinto and Navy Bean Soup

Spring has definitely sprung, but amidst grey skies and cool winds the other day a big bowl of soup was in order. I decided on a delicious bean soup and, feeling my body a bit yang-dominant as of late, I was compelled to add some yin strained tomato to the pot to balance it out. My … Continue reading

Velvety Carrot Soup

Velvety Carrot Soup

I know this is my second carrot soup recipe on the site so far, but it turned out so different from my last carrot soup I just had to share a post about it. Not to mention how delicious it was with flash-boiled broccoli in it for my lunch today! Carrots and onions are root vegetables, … Continue reading

Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup

Carrots are delicious. Raw, cooked, sweet, savoury – the options for using carrots are absolutely endless! I was feeling a really clean and warming savoury carrot soup when I made this batch. I’ve seen many chefs make their own rendition of carrot soups and everyone seems to do it a little bit differently. Some simply boil … Continue reading

Tons’o’Greens Soup

Tons’o’Greens Soup

I bought a big bunch of kale the other day that seemed to wilt and start to go bad much faster than normal. I’ve never used kale in soup before – mainly because I prefer it raw – and decided it was time to make a soup loaded with lots of greens. And somehow make … Continue reading

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

Miso soup is something a lot of people have only ever come across when going out for sushi – this miso soup is something quite different and is the perfect comfort on an icy, cold Canadian winter day. A good homemade miso soup starts with an easy seaweed broth, includes a small variety of fresh … Continue reading

Simple Squash Soup

Simple Squash Soup

One of the best things about autumn in Canada, aside from the abundance of delicious apples, is the availability of a variety of different squash – my favourite being the scrumptious kabocha squash. All types of squash are packed full of vitamins and nutrients, including vitamins A and C and minerals like folate and magnesium. Squash … Continue reading

Curried Lemon Lentil Soup

Curried Lemon Lentil Soup

Lemon lentil soup is quite a popular recipe and once you’ve tasted it, it’s easy to understand why. I first tried a version of lemon lentil soup at my first round of macrobiotic cooking classes. My two classmates and I were blown away by the flavour and deliciousness, and it quickly became a favourite staple … Continue reading

Broccoli and Black Bean Soup

Broccoli and Black Bean Soup

Loaded with iron, fibre, and calcium, this balanced soup is a strengthening lunchtime meal. Ingredients: – 1 large onion, diced – 1 small leek, thinly sliced – 3-4 large celery stalks, diced – 2 broccoli heads, florets cut into bite-sized pieces and stalks trimmed and sliced – 1 6-inch piece of kombu, soaked – 2 … Continue reading