Soups Archive

Nourishing Kitchari for Healthy Digestion

Nourishing Kitchari by Sarajean Rudman Kitchari, traditionally made of yellow mung dal and basmati rice, along with digestive spices and ghee, is used as a cleansing and detoxifying food in Ayurveda.This may be a little hard for us to wrap our Western minds around, as we hear more and more about grains being inflammatory and […]

10 Reasons You’re Always Cold

10 Reasons You’re Always Cold & 4 Easy Ways To Re-Stoke Your Fire Brrr! It’s January,  and dare I say, it’s unbelievably cold outside? Each day on my walk to work, I can’t help but notice at least a handful of what I refer to as ‘true Bostonians’ walking down the street–these women holding a […]

Curried Pumpkin or Squash Soup

Curried Pumpkin or Squash Soup A simple soup to increase digestive function (Spleen Qi) and warm you from the inside out! Ingredients 1-2 TBS olive oil 1 medium sized Kabocha squash, pumpkin, or squash of your choice peeled, deseeded, chopped into large chunks (approximately 4 cups) 1 medium sized onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, peeled […]

Moroccan fish tagine

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tomatoes, peeled and seeded, then diced 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon paprika 4 cups chicken stock, vegetable stock or broth 1 1/4 pounds red snapper or sea bass fillets cut […]

Miso-Adzuki Stew

Ingredients: 1 cup dried adzuki beans, rinsed and drained 2 bunches green onions, white and green parts chopped separately, divided ½ cup dried shitake mushrooms, crumbled ¾ lb. small red potatoes, quartered (2 cups) 1 ½-2 Tbs. miso paste Soak adzuki beans in 4 cups cold water for 5 hours, or overnight.  Drain and reserve […]

Black Bean Chili with Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

   2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2 cups chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 1/2 cups 1/2-inch pieces peeled butternut squash 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 3 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed, drained 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice 3 cups (packed) coarsely chopped […]

Carrot & Kale Soup Recipe

2 medium carrots, diced 1 medium zucchini, diced 1 medium brown onion, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 sticks of celery, roughly chopped 1 1/2 cups of roughly chopped kale 3 cups of organic chicken or vegetable stock 1 cup of water 1 1/2 tsp of sea salt 2 tbs of chopped coriander (cilantro) 5 […]

Beet and Ginger Soup

Serves 2 8 ounces cooked beets (or one 15-ounce can, drained) 2 teaspoons minced or grated ginger 1 cup hot vegetable broth 4 teaspoons lemon juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1. Chop cooked beets roughly, and put into a blender with ginger, hot broth and lemon juice. Purée to make a smooth soup. […]