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SOUP Recipes

GENTLE LENTILS + BASIL IS THE BOMBE SAUCE

POSTED ON February 5, 2017

Posted in cookbook, pantry, Soup

GENTLE LENTILS + BASIL IS THE BOMBE SAUCE

 

The reason this title doesn’t seem like something I would name one of my recipes is because it isn’t mine—I’m celebrating the release of a friend’s book: The Perfect Blend: 100 Blender Recipes to Energize and Revitalize by Tess Masters. The book sounds as if it would be full of smoothies [...] continue reading ->

Herbed shitake and oyster mushroom soup

POSTED ON December 12, 2015

Posted in Gluten free, Soup

Herbed shitake and oyster mushroom soup

 

For as long as I can remember, I’ve gone into the holidays planning to keep things simple, but as you may imagine that becomes increasingly challenging as December progresses. When the month begins, I feel a sense of calm and am slightly removed from the buzz that is generating. Even as [...] continue reading ->

Buckwheat beet soup with spicy horseradish

POSTED ON October 31, 2015

Posted in Gluten free, Soup

Buckwheat beet soup with spicy horseradish

 

Since my book came out I’ve had the opportunity to connect with so many talented authors, cooks and bloggers — some I’ve followed for a long time and others are new discoveries. And, making these connections has been one of the most rewarding aspects of becoming an author. Recently I received [...] continue reading ->

Watermelon radish soup

POSTED ON October 2, 2015

Posted in appetizer, cleanse, Gluten free, Soup

Watermelon radish soup

Get ready because this soup is outstanding! It not only looks stunningly beautiful, but it’s also deeply nourishing and surprisingly simple to make!

The recipe is from Heidi Swanson’s latest book Near and Far: Recipes Inspired by Home and Travel, which is a truly stunning and thoughtful book. The recipes, photos and overall tone [...] continue reading ->

Lemon spring tonic

POSTED ON April 17, 2015

Posted in cleanse, drinks, Soup, Uncategorized

Lemon spring tonic

While rummaging recently in a box of old notebooks, I found a recipe for green spring tonic. It was something that my friend Gloria and I used to teach in our whole food cooking classes back in the day. I also had a client who would request it the moment wild dandelion appeared at [...] continue reading ->

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