Mushroom Lentil Potato Stew (Vegan)

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.




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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Smoky Corn Chowder

I have been a fan of Jackie Sobon’s blog, Vegan Yack Attack for a long time.  I am SUPER excited to review this book, Vegan Bowl Attack – More Than 100 One-Dish Meals Packed with Plant-Based Power.


This book is packed with yummy recipes like, Peanut Butter Pretzel Oatmeal (hello delicious!), Spicy Sesame Bites, Kimchi Bowl with Red Curry Almond Sauce and Spicy Sushi Bowl.  Today I am sharing the Smokey Corn Chowder Bread Bowl recipe with you.

I am also going to give away a copy of Vegan Bowl Attack to one lucky reader! Yay!!  I omitted the bread bowl when I made this recipe, but I bet the bread bowl would make this even more delicious.   Everything is better in a bread bowl, right?

Smoky Corn Chowder 2 - My Whole Food Life

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Lentil Sweet Potato Kale Soup (Vegan)

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 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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Squash Apple Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Out of all the fall produce, squash is my most favorite.  Probably why I have so many squash recipes on the blog.  This Squash Apple Soup is sure to please.  I used kabocha squash in my recipe.  In my opinion, it’s the sweetest and most buttery squash out there.  Try this recipe that calls for it too.


Squash Apple Soup


This squash apple soup is perfect for a plant based Thanksgiving.  Also perfect for those cold winter days.  We don’t have too many of those here in Texas, but it’s nice to have when we do.


Squash Apple Soup


I used a honey crisp apple for mine, but you can use any apple you like.  This healthy soup recipe is vegan, gluten free and paleo.  I topped mine with some pepitas, but that is totally optional.

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