Category: Soups and Starters

Cauliflower, Almond and Nutmeg Soup

Cauliflower, Almond and Nutmeg Soup

Cauliflower, Almond and Nutmeg Soup brings together three wonderful flavours that work so well together. I adore this gluten-free, vegan winter soup. It just makes sense! Rich, warming, smooth and full of winter goodness. Perfect for lunch, dinner and even fancy enough for a dinner party. Cauliflower, Almond and Nutmeg Soup goes really well with..

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Carrot, Parsley and Butter Bean Soup

Carrot, Parsley and Butter Bean Soup

Carrots and parsley and butter beans are the perfect match in this soup. Carrot, Parsley and Butter Bean Soup is light, full of flavour and makes seasonal produce sing from the rooftops. I have to confess I was (and still am sometimes) not a fan of cooked carrots – they are often way too sweet..

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Mexican Black Bean Soup

Mexican Black Bean Soup - ready to eat.

Mexican Black Bean Soup is a traditional, hearty, filling, nutritious soup. A very filling gluten-free, vegan meal with a cheeky side of Guacamole and some tortilla chips. The perfect topping for Mexican Black Bean Soup is Guacamole!!! You can also serve this as a starter to a Mexican banquet with Chilli Sin Carne and Gluten-Free,..

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Salt and Pepper Tofu

Salt and Pepper Tofu - ready to eat.

Salt and Pepper Tofu is a fabulous gluten-free, vegan starter or side. Great to share and just wonderful to eat. Before I became gluten-free I used to regularly (sometimes more than once a week) go to a Vietnamese restaurant near where I used to live. I had Salt and Pepper Tofu almost every time. I..

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Parsnip and Walnut Soup with Walnut Pesto

Parsnip and Walnut Soup with Walnut Pesto. Gluten free, vegan, allergy friendly, seasonal.

As summer comes to a close and autumn starts to creep in with shorter days and cooler nights, the glut of fruit and vegetables just gets better and better. Parsnip and Walnut Soup with Walnut Pesto makes the most of the fabulous parsnips that are available in autumn. Parsnips are a wonderful vegetable. Too good..

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Lettuce and Pea Soup

Lettuce and Pea Soup

Lettuce and Pea Soup is so light and full of flavour you will want to eat it all summer. The slight bitterness of the lettuce works so well with the sweetness of the peas. This is a great summer soup that makes you realise how wonderful seasonal produce is. I prefer dill to the traditional..

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Watercress Soup

Watercress Soup

Gluten-free, vegan Watercress Soup is amazing. Apart from the nutritional boom (watercress is rich in folate, pantothenic acid and copper, and a very good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and manganese) the colour is incredible. Watercress has a peppery fire that is..

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Grilled Nectarine Salad with Rocket and Walnuts

Grilled Nectarine Salad with Rocket and Walnuts

Grilled Nectarine Salad with Rocket and Walnuts is a gluten-free, vegan joy; both to look at and eat. The seasonal, grilled, nectarines should be just soft enough to yield to a fork and sweet and delicious with the vinaigrette dressing. The rocket and walnuts add a savoury, mustardy, edge to the sweetness of the nectarines…

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Carrot and Lemon Soup

Carrot and Lemon Soup

Carrot and Lemon Soup is early summer in a bowl. It is gluten-free and vegan and light, full of flavour and makes seasonal produce sing. I have to confess I am not a fan of cooked carrots – they are often way too sweet for me and unfortunately remind me of school dinners I refused..

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Miso Soup with Tofu and Shitake Mushrooms

Miso Soup with Tofu and Shitake Mushrooms: ready to eat

Soup is the best!!! This soup is the bestest!!! Soup-erb as a light lunch or supper and great as a starter for a Japanese banquet. Miso Soup with Tofu and Shitake Mushrooms has no added fat, is chock-full of nutrient dense miso and tastes amazing! If you want something more substantial add a small portion..

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