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We're waiting for a possible snow storm here at the Jersey Shore, so I decided to make some soup in my crock pot today... I have to say that this soup came out really-really good and I will definitely be making this again! Here's the recipe...
Sweet Potato Lentil Soup
1 cup red lentils
3-4 cups organic vegetable broth
1 sweet peeled sweet potato (I softened in the microwave first)
2 carrots sliced in small pieces
4 celery stalks sliced in small pieces
1 small yellow onion diced
1 tablespoon chopped raw garlic
1 can fire roasted chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon Moroccan Seasoning by McCormick
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon curry
1/2 teaspoon tomato basil garlic by Mrs. Dash
1 teaspoon sea salt (or more to taste)
1 tablespoon red miso paste
1/2 teaspoon cayanne pepper
Cook approximately 5-6 hours in your crock pot
Serve topped with fresh kale or spinach and a dash of lemon
This soup is perfect for a cold winter nights dinner...
We've been bracing for a huge winter storm here in New Jersey and luckily, it seems like the Jersey Shore is not going to be hit as hard this time. It's still a weekend of staying inside and praying that we do not flood again,,, already this afternoon our driveway and lawn started to flood ... but I am hoping for the best!
Sooooooo while we wait... let's have some hot chocolate! Since I can't have dairy... here's my recipe for a dairy free hot chocolate, topped with some Dandees Vegan Marshmallows... I also top with some steamed almond milk and cinnamon ...
Vegan Hot Chocolate
Blend 1 cup Almond Milk
1 teaspoon raw peanut butter or powdered peanut butter
(I use Just Great Stuff)
1 tablespoon raw cocoa powder
dash of sea salt
Heat in microwave and top with vegan marshmallows, cinnamon and a dash of coconut sugar!