Chunky Vegetable Black Bean Soup

I know I have been on quite the soup kick lately.  This Chunky Vegetable Black Bean Soup will probably be my last one for a while.  I just can’t help it.  Soups are very healthy, filling and budget friendly! Also super easy.

Chunky Vegetable Black Bean Soup

This soup is packed with vegetables and the beans add protein, making this a complete meal.  It will definitely keep you full for quite a while.  This also makes a lot, so feel free to freeze some too.

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Slow Cooker Cabbage Soup

I had some cabbage I needed to use up, so I decided to make this Slow Cooker Cabbage Soup.  It was very easy and came out great!  The best part is it only calls for simple ingredients you probably already have on hand!  This healthy soup is made in the slow cooker so it can cook even when you leave the house!

slow cooker cabbage soup

The other day when I sent Marcus to the store to get some diced tomatoes, he accidentally bought tomato sauce.  This soup was the perfect use for that sauce.  Plus, the house smelled so good when this was cooking!

This soup recipe makes a ton, but it freezes great.  I like to freeze it in serving sized containers so I can just grab and defrost what I need.  If you wanted to bump up the protein in this recipe, I think adding chickpeas or white beans would be good.

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Mushroom Lentil Potato Stew

Disclaimer: This post has been sponsored by USA Pulses and Pulse Canada, but opinions are all my own.

Now that it’s officially Fall, I can share lots of soup and stew recipes.  Starting with this Mushroom Lentil Potato Stew!  This meal is so hearty and it will keep you full for quite some time.

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The lentils make the soup by adding lots of protein and fiber!  Lentils, along with beans, dry peas and chickpeas, all fall under the category of pulses.

Did you know that 2016 is the International Year of the Pulses? In addition to this healthy soup recipe, I am here to tell you all about pulses.

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Chunky Vegetable Soup

Fall is coming and I am going to start posting more soup recipes.  Starting with this Chunky Vegetable Soup.  I made this in the slow cooker and it couldn’t have been easier!  I used the slow cooker instead of the pressure cooker because this makes a big batch.  I didn’t think I could fit the whole thing in my pressure cooker.

I love using the slow cooker because the soup can cook even while you are not home.  In fact, when we made this, we left the house for most of the day and came home to a delicious smell.  It was making my mouth water.

chunky vegetable soup

As it’s written, this healthy soup recipe is vegan, gluten free, paleo and oil free.  If you wanted to make it more hearty, I think adding kidney beans or brown lentils may be nice additions.

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Lentil Sweet Potato Kale Soup

It’s finally getting cold here in Dallas.  Perfect for soup!  Especially on this rainy day.  This Lentil Sweet Potato Kale Soup is perfect! Super easy to make and it’s very budget friendly.

Lentil, Sweet Potato and Kale Soup

Did you know that 2016 is the International Year of the Pulses? In addition to this healthy soup recipe, I am here to tell you all about pulses.

What are pulses?

Pulses are a category of superfoods that include: lentils, chickpeas, beans and dried peas. They are very versatile and can be used in sweet or savory recipes.  Just try my Almond Joy Flourless Blondies and you will be a believer. Trust me!

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