Skip to main content

Creamy Potato Soup!

So, aside from drawing pumpkins last night, I was making soup.  I love fall and all the huge pots of soup that come with it!  I was lucky enough to be given a huge bag of kale by a co-worker, so I had to decide what to make with it.  Garlic and greens soup came to mind, but since the bf isn't too keen on "brothy" soups, I went with something more creamy!


Excuse the dark iphone photo and the general "goopy-ness" look of the soup, this is DELICIOUS!

I topped it off with some green onions and sriracha.  NOMS.

Here is a general ingredient list:

1 large sweet yellow onion --Chopped and sauteed in vegetable broth
Two heads of garlic --Roasted in the oven and then dropped in the soup 
Two large leeks --Chopped and sauteed in vegetable broth
1 large bag of kale --Sauteed in pot with onion and leeks
2 boxes low sodium vegetable broth --remainder poured in pot
4 lbs yukon gold potatoes --Rough chopped and put in pot
Unsweetened soymilk --Put in enough to cover potatoes
1 1/2 cups raw cashews --Soaked in soymilk 1 hr, then pureed with about half of the soup
1 Daiya Wedge --Chopped and added to soup close to finish

Blending the soup with the cashews gives it a creamy and chunky texture.  I added a lot of pepper and a little salt, and it was AMAZING.  I think this would be even better with a bunch of broccoli too!


This made a HUGE pot.  The bf and I both had bowls of it last night, and I would estimate at least 10 servings.  This definitely makes a nice and filling bowl to keep you warm this fall.


Additional topping ideas:

Home made croutons
Veggie Bacon
More vegan shredded cheese
BROCCOLI!


Enjoy!


**All recipes on the blog are vegan.  Although it's primarily a sketch blog, I believe that cooking is like art, and making up recipes feels like sketching!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Yoga Veggies

Shouldn't these be part of a kids' book?

Root Health Coaching Logo Design

I just finished a logo design for a friend who started a family health coaching business in Fayetteville.  It was a fun project, and I'm happy with the final product!

Here are some preliminary sketches:





The first sketch was the basis of design, which I created on the ipad, then I moved to a more detailed hand drawn sketch.

I used the hand drawn sketch as the base, then cleaned it up in photoshop, live traced it in illustrator, cleaned up the lines, worked on the colors and added text.  Here is the final logo.




If you would like to check out the business, see their website here.
You can also check out Root Family Health Coaching's facebook page.

RGD: Zombie Girl

I'm on Reddit quite a bit, and I often look over at the Reddit Gets Drawn sub.  I keep meaning to do sketches for here, but tonight I actually did.  Here is the original post.  Below is my re-creation.


done on Paper, on the ipad