Soups & Stews

Wholesome and Healthy Vegan, Paleo and Traditional soups and snacks that can be easily made with local, organic ingredients. Sugar-free, dairy-free and gluten-free options.

Konbu Dashi

Vegan Dashi Stock

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Recipes , Soups & Stews
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Published May 20, 2019
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Updated May 20, 2019
Dashi is a Japanese stock made most commonly from kombu, a variety of kelp that grows across Japan. Dashi apart from being an essential part of Japanese cuisine is also the essence of Umami, the fifth taste also known as savoury. There are numerous types of dashi that differ regionally, such as Kombu Dashi,  a dashi simply […]

Borscht – Polish Beet Soup

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published November 25, 2018
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Updated January 11, 2019

Borscht or Barszcz Czerwony is one of my favourite Polish soups. I have so many beautiful memories with this soup, munching on beet using my fingers when I was little, introducing borscht to my childhood friends, learning how to make barszcz czerwony from my mother and now making it at my home for my family. There are […]

Dashi Stock

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 29, 2018
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Updated May 21, 2019

Dashi is the beginning of many Japanese soups, dishes and sauces, such as miso, ramen, a seasoning to flavour vegetables, Chankonabe stew or Kaiseki (several dishes in this traditional meal require the use of dashi). There are several different types of dashi some are regional varieties while others appear seasonally. Ichiban Dashi also known as […]

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published January 31, 2018
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Updated April 17, 2019

We had this soup over the summer during our visit to Poland. In Wroclaw, we stayed at my mother’s friends home, who had strongly recommended a nearby restaurant called the “Pieczona Papryka” which means Roasted Pepper. Their signature meal, which we were told we must try, is Roasted Red Pepper Soup – and boy was […]

Minestrone Soup on a board

Minestrone Soup

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Soups & Stews
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Published October 15, 2017
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Updated September 10, 2018
I love soup, it is my go-to meal all the time, summer or winter. Growing up in a Polish household, we had soup year round, every day before dinner. There are so many delicious polish soups, my favourite being the sour ones – so yummy. I shall save those for another day. Nowadays, when cooking […]

Summer Beet Soup

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 10, 2017
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Updated September 11, 2018

“Zupa botwinkowa”, that’s what we call this beet soup in Polish, translated into English it’s something like “beet Greens Soup”. You can make this beet soup all year round, however, it is best prepared in the summer when you have access to fresh beetroots and their dark green leaves and stems (check out your local […]

Zingy Kale Soup

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 10, 2017
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Updated May 22, 2019

This weekend on my magical farmers market venture I came across this bountiful, beautiful bunch of kale. I was conflicted about what to do with it, smoothie, soup or chips. So I made them all!! The soup turned out super delicious and now I want to share this delicious kale soup recipe with you! This […]

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