Category Archives: Soups and Stews

Jul 11, 2019

Middle Eastern Harira Soup ~ Plant-based and Oil-free!

  This savory, spicy, hearty soup is native to Morocco. Though eaten throughout the year, Harira is the most commonly eaten food during the fasting month of Ramadan. An estimated ninety-nine percent of Moroccans eat Harira every day during the 29 or 30 days of Ramadan. No wonder it’s Morocco’s national soup! There are a couple […]

Feb 27, 2019

Tomato Bisque VIDEO ~ plant-based and oil-free

Looking for an easy, creamy soup on a cool day. Here it is! The ultimate in comfort… tomato bisque. Click on the photo above to view the video. Enjoy! Healthy trails,       Plant-based Tomato Bisque A comforting tomato soup made plant-based! Persons 6 Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Ingredients 2 […]

May 26, 2018

Mulligatawny Soup ~ plant-based and oil-free!

  Greetings from the mountains, Dear Ones! Ahhh… warm weather is finally gracing us here in the northern hemisphere after such a harsh winter. I am so happy to have gotten our garden started and the open windows with the fresh breezes are a pleasure!  Well, you know me. I love a good soup, be […]

Jun 14, 2017

Authentic Indian Kitchari + INSTANT POT GIVEAWAY!

  Greetings Beloved Ones! Today I am very excited to share an ancient, healing recipe with you… KITCHARI (kitch-a-ree). AND, even more exciting is an Instant Pot Giveaway! Woohoo! If you’ve never heard of kitchari, you’re not alone. Many people have never heard about it and its deep, rich flavor and aromatic spices. Kitchari is […]

Jan 14, 2017


  Greetings, lovlies. So… soup. Yes, in the northern hemisphere it is soup weather! Although I could live on soup all year long, I especially enjoy it during the cold winter months. Borscht has been a staple in many eastern European countries for hundred of years. There are MANY variations in the recipe, according to […]

Dec 06, 2016

Winter Woodland Wellness Soup

  Greetings from the mountains and the woodlands. I must convey my deepest sympathies to those who were affected by the fires in Tennessee last week. So close to home, it was scary. I can’t even imagine what my dear neighbors went though. Thankfully, we’ve had a lot of rain … it just wasn’t in time.  […]

Nov 11, 2016

Creamy Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Kale Soup

  This is truly plant-based heaven in a bowl! If you’re a tomato soup fan, you will love this kicked-up version with the smoky flavor of roasted red peppers and the nutritional power of kale. FALL. It’s finally here. The weather gods have been on drugs this year! I’m so happy to finally have some cool, crisp […]

May 27, 2016

Emerald Kale Detox Soup ~ Raw

  Howdy, beautiful! I won’t lie, I’m really getting into raw right now. Seems I’m craving lighter, fresher fare as we head into summer here in the U.S. This soup is just that… light and super fresh! If you’ve never had a raw soup before, you’re in for a treat. It’s so easy to make; […]

Feb 22, 2016

14 Carrot Gold Soup + What is the ideal omega 3 to 6 ratio and why?

  Greetings, oh wondrous ones! I have a yummy soup recipe for you today, title compliments of my wordsmith, Mr. Mountain Man himself. What’s so special about this soup other than its amazing color? Well, the flavor for one. The texture… like silk. And it’s got a heaping helping of that most-talked-about-of-late, natural anti-inflammatory, turmeric! […]

Jan 25, 2016

Veggie Lentil Soup

  Hey, gorgeous ones! I hope everyone who was in the path of Jonas has recovered, dug out, warmed up and is in the process of life-back-to-normalcy. I really don’t like that they now give snowstorms names. I know that hurricanes have had names for decades but somehow, to me at least, it seems to […]