Broccoli and Pasta Soup

Ingredients: 5-1/2 c. canned vegetable stock/broth 5-6 cloves garlic, minced 2-3 t. dried thyme leaves 3 c. small broccoli florets 6 oz. fusilli (spirals) pasta, uncooked 2-3 t. lemon juice salt to taste Directions: Heat stock, garlic and thyme to boiling in medium saucepan. Stir in broccoli and fusilli. Reduce heat and simmer until broccoli […]

Garden Fresh Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 3 c. Water (hot) 4 c. Tomatoes (canned with juice) 1 T. McKay’s Beef Style Seasoning (vegan) 1/2 t. Onion powder 1/4 t. Garlic (powder or fresh) 1 t. Sea salt 1/2 c. Onion (diced) 1/2 c. Celery (diced) 1/2 c. Carrots (diced) 2 c. Cabbage (diced) 1 c. Geen beans (diced) 1-1/2 c. […]

Creamy Tomato Soy Soup

Ingredients: 1 10-3/4 oz. can condensed tomato soup 1/2 c. low-fat silken tofu, puréed in blender 1-1/4 c. low-fat soy milk 1 c. diced tomatoes, with juice 4 T. roasted soy nuts (optional) Directions: In a saucepan, stir soup, tofu, and soy milk together. Add tomatoes. Simmer to heat through. Stir frequently. Garnish individual servings […]

Smoky Split Pea Soup

Ingredients: Chipotles are smoked jalapeno peppers. You can find them in the Mexican or International food aisle of large grocery stores. 1 head garlic 1/2 t. dried thyme 1 t. dried rosemary 1 lg. onion, quartered 2 c. spit peas, rinsed and sorted 6 c. water 3 canned chipotle chilies 1 c. vegetable stock salt […]

Calypso Stew

Ingredients: 2 c. calypso beans* 1 t. cumin 1-1/2 t. McKay’s Chicken-Style Seasoning 1 t. Vege-Sal salt to taste 1 t. basil 1/2 t. paprika 1/4 t. oregano 1 t. dillweed 1 large carrot, sliced or diced 2 c. shredded green cabbage 1 c. shredded red cabbage 1 lg. onion, cut in long thin strips […]

Hot & Sour Tofu Soup

Ingredients: 1 T. dry shiitake mushrooms 1 T. salad oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1 T. fresh ginger, minced 6 c. canned vegetable broth 1 lb. regular tofu, cubed 3 T. lemon juice 2 T. soy sauce 3 T. cornstarch 4 small green onions 1 c. crisp noodles Directions: Cover mushrooms with hot water; soak […]

White Bean Stew with Tomato, Basil, and Olive Oil

Ingredients: 3 15-oz. cans cannelloni beans, drained and rinsed 3 lg. ripe tomatoes cored and diced into 1/2 inch chunks 12 lg. fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips 2 T. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling over individual servings if desired salt to taste Directions: Place beans, tomatoes, and basil in large bowl. […]

Pasta Wheel Soup

Ingredients: 1 c. cooked pasta wheels 2 c. vegetable broth 1/2 c. frozen mixed vegetables 1/4 t. basil Directions: Cook pasta according to package directions. In a medium saucepan, heat broth. Add frozen vegetables and basil. Cover and simmer 20 minutes on medium heat. Uncover and stir in cooked pasta. Serve at once. Serves: 2. […]


Ingredients: 3 T. vegetable oil 1 c. raw onions, chopped 5 cloves raw garlic, chopped 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 t. cumin, ground 2 t. coriander, ground 1 15-oz. can kidney beans 1 15-oz. can pinto beans 1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes 1 c. water 1 T. soy sauce […]

Sweet Potato Chili

Ingredients: 1 med. onion, minced fine 1 c. water 4 lg. carrots, peeled, cut into small chunks 1 lg. red bell pepper, chopped fine 1 t. garlic , minced 2 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into bite size chunks 2 c. peanuts roasted 1 28-oz. can tomatoes, crushed, in juice 1 6-oz. can tomato paste […]