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Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms are highly nutritious, and whilst they are an especially great protein source when on a vegan or vegetarian diet, lots of mushroom varieties have potent health benefits. This simple infographic by Mercola is a great summary of some of these benefits They give this soup a creamy, rich texture. Ingredients • 30g dried porcinis (or other mixed mushrooms) • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil • 1 medium onion, chopped • 1 leek, white and light green part only, cut in half lengthwise, cleaned thoroughly and sliced or chopped • 2 garlic cloves, minced (to taste, optional) • 750g button mushrooms, sliced or coarsely chopped • About 3 cups stock* or as needed • Freshly ground pepper to

Roast Cauliflower and Leek Soup

Ingredients: • 1-2 tablespoons ghee/butter/extra virgin olive oil • 1 medium onion, chopped • 1 leek, white and light green part only, cut in half lengthwise, cleaned thoroughly and sliced or chopped • 2 garlic cloves, minced (to taste, optional) • 1 whole cauliflower head • 3 zucchinis • About 3-4 cups stock* or as needed • Freshly ground salt and pepper to taste *Having homemade stock on hand is the key to this recipe being so easy and delicious. See my recipe here- batch cook and keep in the freezer. Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius Chop up cauliflower into florets and add to roasting tray along with sliced zucchini; don't discard stalk or leaves, they can be added as well!S

Chilled Avocado and Pea Soup

Ingredients: 750g fresh or frozen green peas, gently cooked (organic ideally) 1 1/2 medium avocados 1/3 cup artichoke heart halves (about 2 hearts or 1/2 jar brined) 3-4 cups homemade chicken stock**; depending preference consistency. 1 garlic clove Handful basil leaves Handful pine nuts Juice of 1 lemon *Adding zucchini, cucumber, ginger, chilli **Having homemade stock on hand is the key to this recipe being so easy and delicious. See my recipe here- batch cook and keep in the freezer. or herbs are also great taste variations Blend all ingredients, starting with 3 cups of stock, adding more to preferred consistency. Can be enjoyed warmed up on stove, or chilled further in fridge.

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