• cut potato and leek in a pot on the stove
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    Potato Leek Soup

    Cold weather is among us and that means it’s finally soup season! 🙂 One of the most delicious and easy soups I make is this potato leek soup. It’s a veganized version of French master chef Jacques Pépin’s Rustic Leek and Potato Soup. It has only 5 ingredients and takes about 30 minutes to make, including prep time. It’s rich and creamy without any dairy due to the potatoes, and the leek flavor is divine! Mise en place – Gather your ingredients and prep them The best way to start cooking is to follow the French process of mise en place, which means “everything in its place”. It refers to…

  • autumn squash soup
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    Autumn Squash Soup

    Autumn Squash Soup is a delicious way to warm up and get cozy while using ingredients that are in season. This recipe is a vegan inspired version of Panera’s Autumn Squash Soup. The soup itself is very easy to make, but it can involve a bit of time. You can save time by buying the shortcut version of the ingredients (pre-cubed butternut squash and a can of pumpkin puree). I usually do the squash prep the night before I want to have the soup. That way, it all comes together in a flash the night I want to make it.