Wild Rice & White Bean Soup


What you’ll need:

1 Tbsp olive oil

5-6 red potatoes cut into small chunks

1 white onion chopped finely

1 garlic clove minced

2-3 carrots peeled and shredded

1 package of fresh dill chopped roughly

1 lemon

4 C vegetable broth

1 can white kidney beans

1/2 C almond milk

1 C wild rice (cooked according to directions) (I use Uncle Ben’s ready rice if I don’t have a lot of time)

1/4 C alfalfa sprouts

Sea salt

Black pepper

What you’ll do:

In a large skillet combine oil, potatoes, garlic and onion over medium

Cook until potatoes are soft and onions are translucent about 15 minutes

Add broth, juice from the lemon, carrots and bring to a boil

Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes

Add beans, milk, sea salt and pepper

Use an immersion blender and combine (leave some chunks of potatoes)

Taste, add more seasoning if wanted

When serving fill bowl with soup add 2 Tbsp of rice to each bowl, top with sprouts


Curried Cauliflower with Vegan Sausage on Wild Rice

Curried Cauliflower with Vegan Sausage on Wild Rice

What you’ll need:
1 head of cauliflower
1 Cup wild rice
2 Links of vegan sausage (I prefer italian flavored)
3 TBLS extra virgin olive oil
1 TBLS curry powder
1 TSP turmeric powder
1 TSP sea salt
1/2 lemon (juice)
1 cube vegetable bouillon(optional)

What you do:
Pre heat oven to 450 degrees
Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil
In a bowl mix together 2 TBLS olive oil, curry powder, turmeric powder, sea salt and lemon juice

Cut cauliflower into bite size pieces
Place cauliflower in curry mixture and lightly coat all pieces

Place cauliflower on cookie sheet and bake for 25 minutes

While cauliflower is baking cook wild rice according to directions (Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, add 1 cup wild rice, reduce heat and simmer with lid on for 15 minutes)

After rice is cooked add bouillon and let melt into rice, stir occasionally until thoroughly mixed in

Heat remaining 1 TBLS of olive oil in a skillet or frying pan on med-high heat

Cut vegan sausage into 1/4″ pieces
Cook until golden brown on each side in olive oil
(about 3 minutes per side)

Place rice on plate, add sausage and cauliflower
Squeeze any remaining lemon on top
Sprinkle with sea salt