Root Veg Soup. Because autumn is here and warm soup on a cold night is what i’m talkin about, and leftovers for lunch are pretty damn good too

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Root Veg Soup Recipe:

1 purple onion and 1 white onion (or whatever you have really) chopped

4 cloves of roasted garlic (or fresh if roasting is too much work for you)

3 carrots chopped

1/2 large sweet potato chopped

4 small potatoes (or 2 big ones…)

1/2 medium sized pumpkin

3/4 C rinsed Quinoa

1 C precooked brown rice or 1/2 C uncooked risotto rice

1 can coconut milk

1.5 Litres veg stalk

1 TBS ginger (I used the stuff from a jar but if you have fresh would be better)

Seasoning: Salt, pepper, paprika, coriander, red pepper flakes (just give ‘er depending on your individual taste) and **1/4 Cup Nutritional yeast

garnished with soy toasted sunflower and sesame seeds 

 

Saute the onions in 1Tbs of Coconut oil (or veg oil or whatever but coconut oil tastes amazing and is the healthiest oil option) till fragrant and browning up a bit.  Bring the veg stalk to a boil and add all the veggies, cook till tender, add the rest of the ingredients as well as the sauteed onions and simmer till the quinoa or rice is cooked. transfer to a blender once it’s cooled a bit or use a hand held bad boy and get it nice and smooth, or chunky if you’re into that. 

It’s good with some rocket stirred through if you have any on hand and the sesame and sunflower seeds add a nice je ne sais qoui   

Makes a LOT!! Good for leftovers mmmm

**Nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast which is sold commercially as a food product. It’s sold in the form of flakes or as a yellow powder similar in texture to cornmeal, and can be found in the bulk aisle of most natural food stores.

It is a source of protein and vitamins, especially the B-complex vitamins, and is a complete protein. It is also naturally low in fat and sodium and is free of sugar, dairy, and gluten.

Nutritional yeast has a strong flavor that is described as nutty, cheesy, or creamy, which makes it popular as an ingredient in cheese substitutes

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