Cream of Porcini Mushroom Soup (Gluten-Free)

I served this soup at the gathering we hosted last month. It was well received, so I’d like to share the recipe today. I used porcini mushrooms for dried mushrooms and crimini mushrooms for fresh mushrooms, but you can also use other mushrooms of your choice. I drizzled some white truffle oil on the soup […]

Roasted Red Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup

Perfect sweet soup on a cold winter night! If you like curry, you can add some curry powder to spice it up! You can also add some minced garlic and/or ginger when you sauté the onion. Ingredients: 2 red bell peppers 1 onion, chopped 1 Tbsp butter or olive oil 1 lb (450 g) sweet […]

Green Bean and Carrot Soup (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

This is a very basic vegan soup. If you have a lot of green beans, you can freeze them and make this soup in a flash whenever you feel like eating soup. The sweetness of onion and carrots enhances the flavor. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and sliced 1 […]

Sugar Snap Pea and Carrot Soup

I received a lot of sugar snap peas in the organic veggie delivery box and have been trying to come up with different ways to cook them. You find a lot of stir fry and salad recipes using sugar snap peas, but there aren’t many soup recipes, so I’d like to introduce this simple and […]

Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Soup

This simple and easy-to-make soup warms you up on a cold fall or winter day. If you like curry, you can add a teaspoon of curry powder before you purée the soup. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 2 cups (180 g) butternut squash, diced 3 cups (220 g) cauliflower florets 800 […]

Chunky Vegetable Lentil Soup

My favorite local vegetarian restaurant has a lentil soup on their regular menu. I ordered some for takeout the other day.  It was so delicious and satisfying but was a bit pricy for a bowl. This soup that I came up with today is very similar to what I ordered from the restaurant, but you […]

Broccoli, Chickpea and Root Vegetable Soup

Colored leaves are falling down and morning frost is observed. It’s definitely a soup season now! Today I used a celeriac (celery root) as one of the ingredients for this soup. Celeriac is rich sources of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamin K which is required for blood coagulation and bone generation. If you cannot get a […]

Kimchi and Tofu Soup

I ordered a similar soup at one of my favorite Japanese restaurants in northern Illinois after attending an exciting piano recital by the Russian prodigy, Evgeny Kissin. I wanted to recreate this soup since it was very healthy and warming. I must say this is very close if not better than what I had at […]

Vegetarian Hot and Sour Soup

This is a vegetarian version of Chinese hot and sour soup. It warms you up on a cold day! Ingredients: 1 tsp sesami oil 1/2 carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks 5 oz (140 g) bamboo shoots (8 oz can), sliced 1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced 4 cups vegetable broth 2 cups filtered water 3 Tbsp brown […]

Pumpkin and Leek Soup

This is a very simple, creamy vegan soup for cold fall/winter days. The use of leek adds an extra flavor. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 leek 1 large onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 medium size butternut squash or pumpkin 2 cups vegetable stock 1 cup water 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup parsley or […]

Easy Lentil Soup

Lentils are an excellent protein source for vegan and vegetarians. One cup of lentils provides 18g of protein. I used brown lentils here, but you can use green or red lentils as well. If you use red lentils, please reduce the cooking time as it cooks much faster. Ingredients: 1/2 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped […]

Kohlrabi and Carrot Soup

  Kohlrabi is a summer vegetable and tastes like a radish. In fact, you can use kohlrabi in place of radish in soups and salads. It is rich in fiber, vitamin C and potassium and boosts your immune system and energy. If you see kohlrabi at a farmer’s market, please try this simple soup. Ingredients: […]