30 Plant-based soup recipes that are filling, delicious, and healthy! These vibrant, tasty Vegan soup recipes make for easy, tasty comfort food.
This year I am all about making easy, healthy, cost effective meals that go a long way. Hello soup….. soup is usually a staple in our house but this year even more so.
What better way to use up all your scraps, stalks enjoy a nutritious packed meal while not letting any of your precious veggies go to waste.
As we are mostly dairy-free in our household due to various intolerances creamy soups are a no go but you can easily get creative with other ways if you are missing that creamy texture from your soups.
Different ways to replace dairy and include protein when making vegan and plant-based soups….
Add beans, pulses or lentils, to really bump up the nutrition content of your Vegan soup and make it more filling.
Blend up stalks of cauliflower or broccoli can add more density to your soups and make them lighter in colour like a creamy version of your favourite soup.
Blended white beans or soaked cashew nuts, both of these can add a creamy dairy-free texture to your Vegan soup and add some extra protein.
You can easily add a spoon of peanut butter or almond butter to certain soups like pumpkin or butternut squash soup, you can’t taste it but it does make your soup thicker and add some more protein and fat making it more filling.
Cream can easily be replaced by coconut milk, coconut cream, or unsweetened almond or cashew milk can often work.
Nutritional yeast, miso paste or coconut aminos can add a good depth of flavour if you are missing cheese or you can simply grate some dairy free cheese on top.
These soup recipes are colourful, cosy, and delicious, there is something here to suit all taste buds. I hope you find a few recipes that catch your eye to try!
Vegan red lentil soup with carrots, lentils, and a tomato base. This simple soup is a weeknight staple and can be made with common pantry items like canned tomatoes, frozen spinach, and dried red lentils.
Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup is a golden bowl of goodness that is sure to delight! It is healthy, tasty, easy to prepare and is guaranteed to brighten any day. The gentle spices add warmth and depth of flavour.
This super creamy vegan broccoli and ‘cheese’ soup is just the kind of soul food everyone needs to enjoy on a regular basis!! You won’t miss the dairy in this cashew-cream based soup! Takes just a few minutes to prep!
Gluten free, vegan sweet potato and lentil soup is a healthy and tasty meal that will satisfy both your hunger and your tastebuds. This delicious vegetable soup is smooth and filling as well as simple to make.
Adzuki beans are not just for sweet Asian-inspired treats! Instant Pot Adzuki Bean Soup with Miso, Winter Squash, and Kale combines nutrient-rich adzuki beans with a Japanese-style miso broth and hearty fiber-rich vegetables in a soul-warming vegan and gluten free soup...
Hope Pearce, Registered Naturopath, Dip Nat, mNMHNZ. Hope is a New Zealand based Naturopath who has worked in the natural health industry for 11 years. She has successfully worked with many clients who have experienced digestive disorders, hormone & auto immune disorders, food intolerance's and food allergies. Hope created Love Food Nourish so she could share her love of cooking and nutrition and to provide inspiration for people looking for gluten free and allergy friendly recipes.