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Simple Barley Soup

Waldorf kindergartens throughout the United States serve a version of this soup weekly. Imagine that many children sitting down to warm bowls of nourishment. We have enjoyed this soup regularly for at least 12 years. It always brings back memories of kindergarten. Sometimes, I season this soup with vegetable broth and other times I use… Continue reading Simple Barley Soup

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Vegan Potato Leek Soup

I just started cooking again for two 16 year old teenagers, a boy and a girl, and their family. One of the first requests that came in from the girl was for potato leek soup. These children aren't vegan. I had a feeling that my idea of potato leek soup might be a little different from… Continue reading Vegan Potato Leek Soup

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Vegan Dumpling Recipe

Adding pasta or dumplings to soup is a great way to get children interested. They get to fish out whatever looks appetizing and in the process become more familiar with the different flavors and vegetables that can hang out in soups. This simple recipe has been tricky for me to write specific measurements for. The amount… Continue reading Vegan Dumpling Recipe

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Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe

Spring is such a great time for super fun vegetables like sugar snap peas and asparagus and here is a soup that can be ready super quick. If you prepare the vegetables in advance this soup can be ready five minutes after the water comes to a boil! All the vegetables cook in the same… Continue reading Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe

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Creamy Squash Soup Recipe

I get so excited when I spot the first winter squash in the farmer's market. This soup is creamy without a hint of dairy. It's amazing how simple ingredients and a good quality sea salt can provide so much flavor. My favorite types of squash for this soup are kabocha or red kuri. Both of these types give… Continue reading Creamy Squash Soup Recipe