Sunday, January 26, 2014

Vegan Goodness: Vegan Potato Soup to Warm You Up


Boy. It sure is cold out there! Monday is going to be -2 degrees but I bet you already knew that. 
Winter, you sure got a chokehold on us this time around! The radio announced that the groundhog did NOT see his shadow and so therefore we're due for an early spring. Can I get a hallelujah? 


You know what would warm up your insides in the meantime?  Potato Soup!  Try my recipe below. It shan't disappoint.  

Vegan Potato Soup
6 potatoes- cubed
4 carrots- cubed
2 celery ribs- diced
2 C water
1/2 C canned coconut milk 
1-2 garlic cloves
1/2 red onion
1 Tbs nutritional yeast 
dash of red pepper flakes
salt and pepper to taste
extra virgin olive oil

Heat olive oil in a large pot. I prefer glass pots or cast iron.  Saute onion and garlic until onion is translucent. Add potatoes and carrots and cook for a few minutes. Stirring occasionally. Then add water, coconut milk and spices. Bring to a boil, simmer for about 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Put half of the soup in a blender. Return to pot and mix with chunky potato goodness. 

Serves 4-6 people, depending on portions! 

-Theresa

***Correction.  Groundhog Day is Feb 4th, so the radio lied to me!  Let's call it more of a prediction.


Photo by Chris Ford
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A lover of nature, board games, animals, Volvos, crafting, and adventure of all varieties, Theresa Rensimer is also a talented and enthusiastic vegan baker & cook.  She has been known to raise the bar at every potluck she attends and always breaks for squirrels. 




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