May 30, 2015
When the weather starts to cool down I love making soups. I’ve certainly made a lot of soups since I got my Thermomix in 2012. The Thermomix is such a wonderful appliance when it comes to preparing and cooking soups. It makes my life easier and it’s so easy to put a delicious and nutritious meal on the table in under 25 minutes. I want to share this Vegan Pumpkin Soup recipe with you because it is so easy to make in my Thermomix, it uses a handful of ingredients and it always satisfies. This soup is totally plant-based and is gluten free, dairy free, sugar free and grain free.
For those of you without a Thermomix, you just need to cook the ingredients the traditional way (on the stove top) and then use a blender or a handheld mini food processor to blend it into a smooth soup.
I love a good pumpkin soup! It’s probably my favourite. It’s simple, warming and comforting. A dish that I always look forward to.
Since giving up dairy, I have reinvented my traditional pumpkin soup recipe – the one that I grew up making with my mum. The pumpkin soup I cook now is much thicker, having a higher ratio of pumpkin to water than traditional pumpkin soup recipes. I like the thicker consistency because it gives me the illusion of having a creamy soup, but obviously without the cream. I also don’t add any oil to my soup.
This soup has been extra special for us lately because we’ve had a beautiful pumpkin harvest in our garden. Our home grown pumpkins taste amazing in this soup. They are so sweet. If you have some extra space in your garden at home, I highly recommend planting pumpkins. They do run a little wild, but they are so easy to grow and have required very little attention from us.
I love serving my Vegan Pumpkin Soup with thick slices of homemade gluten free bread. My Golden Flax and Almond Bread is beautiful with this soup and turns this dish into a very hearty meal.
May 29, 2016
I have got the most amazingly delicious gluten free, dairy free and cane sugar free chocolate slice recipe for you. Say hello to my Cacao Almond Slice! This was one of the first recipes I ever created over three years ago and I’m finally getting around to sharing it with you. My bad!
May 20, 2016
It’s time to crack out the lamb shank recipes! I love this Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks with Sweet Potato creation. It is really simple to make and full of wholesome ingredients and fragrant spices to make your mouth water. The smells in the kitchen while its cooking are divine.
May 17, 2016
I’m a massive fan of home made almond milk. It tastes great and it’s so simple to make with just two ingredients! It wins hands down in any competition against the store bought varieties of almond milk. It contains a greater proportion of almonds to water, it has no nasty additives, preservatives or thickeners, and …