Creamy Broccoli & ‘Stilton’ Soup

Do you need another soup recipe in your life?

If you live through grey, damp UK winters then yes, you probably do. This creamy broccoli & stilton soup recipe is a real keeper. It’s dairy free, replacing the stilton with the salty umami flavours of miso.
The creaminess comes from cashews.

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Creamy Noodle Soup

Creamy noodle soup. This warming, silky smooth soup is so versatile. You can add pretty much any veg, nuts or seeds to the top. Or just go plain.
To make it a more substantial dish add in some tofu or your preferred protein.
Vegan recipe

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Houmous (or Hummus)

Houmous (or hummus) is such a versatile addition to any plant based diet. Here I share a basic recipe with a number of suggestions to add more flavour.

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Miso Soup

Miso Soup. This soup is tasty, warming, nourishing and is perfect for those days when your body is crying out for something healthy but you are just not quite sure what. This is a very versatile soup. You could literally just make up the miso and water. You could throw in the veggies but not bother with the noodles and protein to keep it really light or you could go all in as I have and throw everything at it.

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Mushroom & Broccoli Pasta

This pasta dish works beautifully with my tomato and walnut pesto. Omnivores add smoked mackerel but this tastes delicious as a vegan pasta without.

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Braised Aubergine and Tamari Greens

I’m a huge fan of aubergine – a quick skip through the blog archives will probably reveal a bias towards this versatile vegetable. Even so, braising aubergine was a new one to me. In this recipe you griddle the aubergine first which gives it heaps of flavour in it’s own right. Then you braise it in the sticky, tamari dressing which takes the flavours up a notch and also makes sure the aubergine is a beautifully soft, buttery texture. I ate a double portion of this as a light lunch but if you are after something more substantial you could serve up with brown rice and add in some tempeh (fermented soy) to up the protein whilst keeping it vegan friendly.

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