Archive for the ‘Soups and Stews’ Category

default-thumbnail2

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

A delicious, creamy soup with no cream or added fat.

default-thumbnail2

Barley Pumpkin Soup

To serve, ladle soup into individual bowls. Sprinkle with pumpkin or sunflower seeds

Fall Stew - small

Fall Pumpkin and Lentil Stew

A delicious Fall stew you can make in your crockpot or in a regular saucepan.

spinach-shiitake-soup

Spinach and Shiitake Soup

Submitted by Katherine Lawrence (www.plantbasedhealth.com), cooking instructor for The Cancer Project.

mid-eastern-red-lentil

Middle Eastern Red Lentil Soup

This wonderfully spiced soup can be made in either a pressure cooker or regular soup pot.

lentil-tabouli-soup

Lentil Tabouli Soup

Minty, lemony, and delicious pressure cooker recipe.

default-thumbnail2

Tuscan White Bean Soup

A couple of nights ago at Fresh Choice they were serving a Tuscan White Bean soup I really liked – so I decided I’d try to replicate it at home in the pressure cooker. Here’s what I came up with this afternoon.

default-thumbnail2

Tortilla Vegetable Soup

3 corn tortillas, torn into pieces
1 1/2 cups stock or broth…

default-thumbnail2

Provencal Red Lentil Soup

I made this simple soup last night and it was heavenly. Here’s what I did: I didn’t have leeks, so I substituted 2 chopped onions. I made up a mixture of Herbes de Provence following the recipe at the end, and at the very end, I pureed part of the soup using a hand-blender, trying to keep most of the carrot pieces intact. Also, I followed the regular directions, not the pressure cooker ones, because it was such a quick-cooking dish. Definitely a keeper.

curried-split-pea-soup

Curried Split Pea Soup

Susan’s serving suggestion: I like this recipe with cauliflower added. After removing the lid, I add about 1 pound of chopped cauliflower, replace the lid, and heat over low heat until the cauliflower is just cooked, about 5 minutes. This also works with frozen chopped cauliflower.

default-thumbnail2

Chilled Gazpacho With Gingered Vegetable Stock

1 quart water
3 cups chopped carrots…

default-thumbnail2

Butternut Squash Soup With Herbes De Provence

2 pounds butternut squash — peeled and seeded and cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
2 large ribs celery…

default-thumbnail2

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

1 medium onion, finely diced
2 cloves garlic, minced…

default-thumbnail2

Pumpkin Tomato Bisque

A quick and easy soup made from can pumpkin and tomatoes.

quinoa-bean-stew

Quinoa, Bean, and Vegetable Stew

1 1/2 cups diced leek
1/2 cup diced carrot
1/2 cup diced zucchini…

  • RSS Susan’s Kitchen Blog

    • Date-Sweetened Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate-Peanut Butter Frosting
      Even when your blog is called “FatFree Vegan Kitchen,” some occasions just demand to be celebrated with chocolate and peanut butter. My family has been through some challenging times recently, so when we see an opportunity to celebrate, we seize it. Today is my beloved husband’s birthday, and he requested Barbequed Ribz for dinner tonight […]



  • RSS Slow Motion Miracle

    • A Gentle Reminder: Perspective
      Long ago as a university writing instructor I didn’t have the luxury–or the confidence–to draw pictures on the chalkboard to illustrate a point. Instead it would be key words or concepts from the required reading. What I never failed to marvel at, though, is how many times it was necessary to repeat these key words […]