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Mineral Rich Healing Broth

This DIY mineral rich vegetable broth is CLEAN and not tainted by natural flavors (hidden source of glutamic acid which is MSG), or any other less-than-ideal ingredients.   I’m talking to you high fructose corn syrup! Making mineral rich vegetable broth is pretty simple.  The minerals are in the food.  Your job is…(Read More)

ginger carrot soup

Ginger Carrot Soup


Ginger carrot soup is easy and delicious.  Cheap too! This is a great seasonal soup for these cooler fall nights and SO easy! It is loaded with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and anti-oxidants. Carrots are known for their Vitamin A (great for your eye health- helps prevent cataracts and macular degeneration), Vitamin K (helps your…(Read More)

winter veggie soup

Winter Veggie Soup


 Who doesn’t love a heart bowl of soup on a bone-chilling day?  Try this easy but delicious winter veggie soup. If you have the base ingredients of some broth and red lentils on hand, it’s a snap.  Fill in with fresh veggies you have around. If you are keeping fat low, saute…(Read More)

Harvest Vegetable Soup


I made this soup for dinner last night and it was a huge hit! This is a perfect recipe for this time of year. It is prime time for all of these vegetables, I’m sure you could find them at your local farmers’ market if not in your own garden! The original recipe calls…(Read More)

Sweet potato is a healing and nutritious vegetable.   They help to lower blood pressure and reduce stress. They are one of the best anti-cancer foods, and can particularly help to prevent breast, colon, lung, skin, and oral cancers.  Food IS medicine! Using a potato as a base is an easy way to…(Read More)

pumpkin bisque soup

Pumpkin Bisque


Fall is here.  The garden is pumpkin’ing out pumpkins & squash!  Ha! We’re starting to have some chilly days here in Montana. It’s feeling like fall and has me craving soup! I love love love soup for lunch!  I still eat a lot of my fav soup ever – Spinach Soup – but now…(Read More)

Summertime Green Gazpacho


Happy Labor Day weekend! Before heading out for a fun long weekend, I wanted to share a recipe from the blog I’m Bored Let’s Go…  As you know, we garden and it’s pumping out the veggies.  This cold soup is tasty and refreshing, especially in the “dog days of summer…(Read More)

I know.  It sounds AWFUL.  I saw a post for raw spinach soup and how nutritious it was but it took me MONTHS to actually try it.  I’m glad you are here because it’s better than it sounds.  And if it helps, just think of it as another green smoothie! I PROMISE if…(Read More)

vegan creamy fennel soup recipe

I have a lot of goals in life, but in regards to my food & diet, one of my goals is to eat a WIDE variety of plant foods.  I believe they are all medicinal although we don’t always have the research to prove it.  Yet.  Anyway,  fennel is medicinal, but one of those…(Read More)

Beet and Tomato Winter Soup


  I recently got a Vitamix blender and am so excited to try different types of blended soups this winter. Beets are one of my favorite vegetables and are a great source of vitamin C, potassium, fiber, and more! I love roasted beets with rosemary and think I’ll try adding some rosemary next…(Read More)

Hubbard Squash Soup


Our garden was a HUGE success this year.  Johny and I have harvested over 25 Hubbard Squash.  If you don’t know what a Hubbard is, they look like this (<—–)  and are about the size of at least 1 basketball if they are small….we have several that are the size…(Read More)

I can’t hardly believe I don’t have this recipe on my site.  A few winters back, I made it ALL the time!   It’s fall in Montana and I grew leeks in the garden.  It’s time to be using them so I picked up a few organic Yukon Gold potatoes. Ingredients: 4…(Read More)

Pumpkin soup

Easy Pumpkin Soup


This is the easiest soup recipe and perfect for fall! Serve with a grain-free dinner roll for dipping!  Simply Mills is a boxed mix and you add the oil, water, and binder.  It calls for eggs but you can sub Aquafaba or make a flax-egg. Ingredients: 2 cups canned organic pumpkin 1 cup…(Read More)

simple vegetarian curry

Simple Vegetarian Curry


I made this for lunch today and it was delicious! If you like hot and spicy foods add some chipotle powder or hot red pepper. Personally, I can’t handle much heat but it does have its benefits. Spicy foods release endorphins (mood booster!), relieve congestion, fight flu symptoms, reduce fevers, and prevent prostate cancer…(Read More)

This past week, The Montana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics held their annual conference. Dietitians from across the state got together to participate in a series of continuing education lectures. One of the lectures focused on lentils. Did you know that Montana is the top lentil producer in the country? Lentils are local, cheap and…(Read More)

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe

Easy & Delicious (Non Dairy) Cream of Broccoli Soup Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup.  20 years ago, this would have been really unique but today, more and more people are going plant-based.  And for good reason!  The health benefits are proven!  If you want to know more about the healthiest diet, IMO, you can…(Read More)