January 2022

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Wholesome Hearty Vegetable Soup

Hearty and healthy, this vegetable soup recipe is comforting and chock-full of veggies. It’s perfect for chilly winter days or if you’re feeling under the weather – and it’s easy to double (or triple!) for freezing!

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  • 4-5 tbls extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots, peeled & chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 3 cups of seasonal veggies chopped into 1/2 inch pieces (potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, broccoli, squash, etc.)
  • 1 can (28-ounce) diced tomatoes
  • 7-8 cups vegetable broth
  • 1-2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups kale, chopped (stems removed)
  • Lemon juice
  • Fresh cracked pepper


  1. Sauté onion, celery, & carrots in olive oil with a pinch of salt until onions are softened.
  2. Add remaining veggies, garlic, & thyme - continue to sauté for 2-3 mins.
  3. Add diced tomatoes & allow to reduce for 3-4 mins.
  4. Add broth (or water), bay leaves, red pepper flakes, & simmer for 20 mins or so.
  5. Add chopped kale, a squeeze of lemon juice & season to taste with salt and pepper.

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