Vegan Khao Soi

During our honeymoon in Southeast Asia, my husband and I spent a few days in northern Thailand’s Chiang Mai.  On our first day we set out on foot without any guidebooks or recommendations, in search of a local spot for lunch.  We found one just a few blocks from our hotel: an indoor/outdoor no-frills restaurant with no tourists in…

Mexican Black Bean Soup

From looking at this picture you wouldn’t think there were any black beans in this soup, but they are there, beneath all the jalapeño, cilantro and avocado goodness.

Roasted Parsnip, Apple and Ginger Soup with Quinoa

I learned this recipe a while back during a cooking class that I attended for my company Christmas party.  It was my first year with the company and one of our colleagues thought we needed to do something “different” for Christmas that year.  Our teacher was a semi-grumpy French man, and I remember being a little scared of getting…

Cheezy Broccoli Soup

I adapted this recipe from my favorite vegan cookbook, Isa Does it.  I almost didn’t try it because I already had what I thought was the best vegan broccoli soup recipe.  But I’m sure glad I did.  It is delicious and all the ingredients are good for you.  No fake cheese and no real cheese –…