Does anyone else go through phases with food?
There will be weeks where I want nothing but green smoothies, then eggs, then sandwiches.
Lately I’ve been on a soup kick, which also happens to be a fantastic way to cut down on the calories while I am running less!!! Of course I don’t do just any soup, I do the one’s that are bursting at the seams with veggies.
Because you know
I’m all about the veggies
’Bout the veggies, no dairy
What can I say, time in the kitchen usually comes with listening to the radio, a little dancing and lot of singing off key, which probably scares the cats and neighbors.
My latest creation will please everyone in the family and they’ll have no idea that it’s actually dairy free!
Coconutty Butternut Squash and Kale Soup
As always you’ll find it’s easy to make and free of allergens!
- 1 lb Butternut squash cubed (or sweet potatoes)
- 1 cup unsweetened So Delicious Vanilla Coconut milk
- 1/2 cup vegetable broth
- Garlic powder or pressed garlic
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 tsp red pepper
- 2 cups kale, stems removed and in pieces
- 2 tbsp cashew butter
Vanilla what?!! I know some of you are thinking no way on the vanilla, so I’ll say you could use just unsweetened coconut milk, but I’m telling you there is something really fabulous about that hint of flavor.Warm up your Fall nights with a great #dairyfree #soup #recipe Click To Tweet
- Cube squash or go super easy and buy the frozen version which is already cubed!
- Start cooking process for squash in microwave (3 minutes)
- Put all ingredients (except kale) in Vitamix and WHIIIIIRRRRRRRR for like 30 seconds
- No powerful blender? Put everything in a large pot on medium heat, after about 10 minutes mash squash
- Add kale
- Serve it up!
If I had more time, I would have cooked up some lentils to make this higher in protein for a day where I needed a one pot meal. And in all fairness when eating this myself, I totally added more kale because as noted I’m all about the veggies.
GOING DAIRY FREE?
Many of you know I kicked dairy a few years ago and found some immediate benefits. Unfortunately with the holidays and little personal backlash over being too restrictive due to a food allergy test I started eating more of it over the holidays, and I’m now noticing it in my skin and muscle inflammation.
Do you have a go to soup recipe?
Have you ever tried to cut the dairy?