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Vegan Easy Peasy- Pea Soup Recipe

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Right now you might be thinking “YUCK pea soup” (that’s what I used to think) or maybe you like pea soup but are used to the “ham bone” style of Pea soap. If that’s the case, I’m going to encourage you to open your mind and taste buds a bit and prepare to have your taste buds sing.

This soup is perfect for this time of year when it’s is not winter anymore and yet not quite spring. We get the warmth and comfort of a bowl of soup with the glimpse of the fresh taste of the spring and summer to come.

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My Bestie made this for me once when having lunch at her house. I was a bit resistant to Pea Soup because I had never liked it before. Not wanting to be rude or ungracious (I don’t often get cooked for) I decided to open my mind and give it an honest try.

I was amazed at how good this soup tasted and how easy it is to make! It’s since become a staple at our house and honestly a dish I could eat every week.

As self professed “Crock Pot Queen” I make mine in a crock pot (or slow cooker) but of course you could also do stove top as well. My crock pot is quite large so you could cut this recipe in half or thirds if needed.

Easy Peasy -Pea Soup (Organic, Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free)

4 cups of dried organic split peas (rinsed) yellow for a sweeter taste or green for a fresher taste

8-9 cups of  filtered water depending how thick you like your soup

6 crumbled vegan soup cubes (I use this brand because it’s gluten and sugar free)

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In the morning dump it all in the crock pot set to high it normally takes about 4 hours for me. You want the pea’s to be mushy enough that when you stir it it looks like it has been pureed. Serve and enjoy!

I hope you fall in love with this simple soup as much as I have!

Peace, Love & Peas

nyk

“Cream” Of Potato Soup

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I am hardly a chef, truth be told I actually don’t even like cooking. However I am a self declared #CrockPotQueen. I often post pictures of my meals (I know I’m a geek) on my Instagram account (which you can request to follow if you like). I have had so many requests for the recipes of my creations that I decided to blog them.

I will warn you all of these recipes will be “chimp simple” so those of you who are real cooks maybe disappointed. My Crock pot is 6 Quarts (pretty big) so if yours is smaller you may want to cut this recipe in half.

 “Cream” Of Potato Soup

"Cream" of Potato Soup

4 cups of organic non dairy milk (we use almond)

3 cups of filtered water
3 -4 med organic russet potatoes diced

2 tablespoons of organic extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves of organic garlic whole (remove it when cooked)
1 tablespoon organic dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon of organic cilantro
1/2 teaspoon of organic dill
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon organic black pepper
1 organic veggie soup regular or low sodium cube (I like this brand because it doesn’t have sugar)

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Dump in the crock pot on low, when potatoes are cooked remove garlic, then blend until creamy and garnish with parsley, add salt or pepper to taste

Enjoy!