+ Healthy Soup Recipes

Mexican Minestrone

Mexican Minestrone

Loaded with vegetables and plant powered fibre, my next twist on Jamie Oliver’s “10 recipes to save your life” is a Mexican Minestrone. It may be a soup, but trust me this is no starter! As part of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, I was one of 10 people selected world-wide to put my spin on Read More

Zucchini, Mint, Feta Soup (in just ten minutes)

Zucchini mint feta soup

One vegetable my kids really dislike is zucchini (or spew-kini as they like to call it). For those of you who have followed me for a while, you’ll know that my kids have a great appetite for whole foods and genuinely love a wide range of vegetables. One of the reasons this is the case is because Read More

Beetroot, Coconut and Ginger soup

I find the human palate an amazing thing – some people just eat anything that’s put in front of them and others are a little more discerning (sounds so much more classy than ‘fussy’). You might be surprised that I actually fit into the second category here. With age, I’ve certainly broadened my culinary horizons – Read More

Simple Sweet Corn Soup (a nourishing twist on this favourite)

As a kid, one of my favourite takeaway meals was Chinese. It was the 70’s and Chinese food was as fancy as it got in my young world. Even though it is probably my least favourite cuisine nowadays, one dish that conjures up all sorts of childhood memories is Sweetcorn Soup. It just so happens Read More

Cauliflower Cheese Soup (with a dairy free option)

This is a delicious creamy soup – a real taste sensation! Whilst the main recipe does contain cheese, I have also created an equally delicious dairy free version too (below). “Cauliflower is nothing but a cabbage with a college education” Mark Twain Why is it so good? Like it’s other cruciferous cousins, cauliflower is a rich Read More

Pumpkin Soup – four ways

Even here in on the sunny Gold Coast, an Autumn chill has descended once the sun retires for the day.  With winter looming and a few nasty bugs threatening, I thought I would share one of my families favourite winter warmers – a pumpkin soup.  But not just any old pumpkin soup… the variations are Read More

Asian Noodle Soup – (supercharged gluten and grain free version)

This Asian Noodle Soup is  dairy, gluten and grain free and one of the most nutritious and nourishing meals about.  When the weather is hot and humid as it is at this time of year, I often crave a simple soup.  Not a heavy chunky or blended soup but an Asian style spicy broth.  As Read More

Winter Minestrone soup

Celebrate the end of winter with one last bowl of nourishing soup to farewell this season’s best.  This is actually more a meal than a soup.  I love to make this when I have a glut of vegetables in the fridge or if I’m after a hearty, but simple warming meal.  Another delicious and nutritious Read More

Asian Immune Boosting Broth

With a chill in the air and the bug season underway, I thought I’d follow up on my basic broth post with a simple yet totally nutritious and delicious immune boosting soup.  This is a classic example of using food as medicine.  It is something I always whip up if I think anyone in my Read More

Bone broth for the soul

Would you love one reliable immune building, stress combatting, deliciously digestible tonic to nourish the whole family and keep them well through winter?  Well, grandma’s old recipe book is where you will find it – good old fashioned chicken bone broth.  The king of nourishment, nutrition, healing and repair, and it takes only a couple Read More

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