Category Archives: Soups

Southwest Vegetarian Stew (slow cooker)

Remembering a satisfying bowl of “southwest vegetarian stew” I ordered off the menu at a diner in Roswell, New Mexico, I created this recipe for the slow cooker. The ingredients, and flavors they bring, are considerably different.

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Navy Bean Soup (slow cooker)

The navy bean got its current popular name because it was a staple food of the United States Navy in the early 20th century. They are a mild, pea-sized bean that are creamy white in color. Like other common beans, … Continue reading

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Kale-Wakame Soup

A friend asked me the other day, “What can I do with all this kale growing in my garden?”. I wanted to answer Well, why not eat it? but decided he had had enough of my obnoxious behavior recently. Instead … Continue reading

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Beluga Lentil Soup

Lentils are the Rodney Dangerfield of vegetables. They don’t get much respect*.

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Vegetable-Barley Soup

This is a hearty vegan soup that is as tasty as it is easy to prepare. Even better than that, barley is a wholesome, highly nutritious grain and is thought to be an excellent food choice for those concerned about … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato-Fennel Soup

This is a wonderfully hearty vegetarian soup for the remaining winter days of the year. Quick and easy to prepare, tomatoes and fennel pair nicely to make a tasty soup. Even better, this soup freezes well. Make a double batch … Continue reading

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Rice Soup – Mexican Style

This light vegetarian soup, although traditionally made with chicken, gets its body from diced avocado which is added at the table along with tortilla strips. Include lime wedges, cilantro, and green onions and you have a different and very tasty, … Continue reading

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