Creamy Rosemary Potato Soup-Instant Pot

Creamy Rosemary Potato Soup.  When describing a recipe, the first characteristic that I would normally discuss, is how the food tastes.  Of course, food is all about the taste!  The only reason to expend effort to prepare a special recipe is the end result, the yum factor.  In this case, the basic recipe is simple–potato soup with onions, garlic and rosemary cooked in an Instant Pot.  It is very appealing when you are hungry because it only requires six ingredients and is ready in less than thirty minutes.    In this case, the rosemary was amazing….it smelled divine when the soup was cooking, and tasted delicious in the soup–there is something about the Instant Pot that infuses flavor into whatever is cooking in it. Potatoes and rosemary are a perfect combination for a comforting warm bowl of soup.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Sweet Butternut Ginger Soup With Maple Cinnamon-Instant Pot

Sweet Butternut Ginger Soup With Maple Cinnamon Toast.  Butternut squash is one of those versatile vegetables that can be either savory, or sweet, but either way, it is delicious.  This soup, spiced up with cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg is smooth and comforting on a cold day, but fancy enough for a holiday spread.  Including preparation time and cooking in the Instant Pot, your soup is on in less than thirty minutes.  Serve it with maple butter cinnamon toast, and it is almost dessert.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Cream of Vegetable Soup With Dumplings

Cream of Vegetable Soup With Dumplings.  Anything with dumplings is a comfort food, and by that I mean, something that I ate as a child that my mother made from scratch.  Although her soup had chicken and this soup is vegan, the creamy texture and yummy flavor can provide the same comfort that any delicious, hot soup can.  The best thing about vegetable soup is that it is so user friendly.  You can add any vegetables that you like to a soup base, add the garlic cashew creme,  and create your own vegetable soup.  For this soup, I used mushrooms, onions, broccoli, carrots and a jalapeno for a little flavor.  And of course, the dumplings are the star of the soup! Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Lentil Pasta With Roasted Vegetables & Jalapeno Cream

Lentil Pasta With Roasted Vegetables & Jalapeno Cream has amazing flavor and is is so filling and nutritious.  The lentil pasta has 13 grams of protein, the roasted vegetables have vitamins and minerals, and the jalapeno cream brings the kick.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Cauliflower Wings

Cauliflower Wings are the ultimate snack, appetizer, side dish, or maybe even meal.  Seriously, I never understood the appeal of chicken wings–they don’t even have that much meat on them and it is a lot of work to get that meat.  These wings however, are plump, juicy, seasoned to perfection and, you can eat the whole  thing!  Healthy, yummy and so addictive.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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