pumpkin soup in a bowl with cut fresh pumpkin and a spoon on red napkin

 

Thai Pumpkin Soup with Hemp

This delicious recipe for a Thai pumpkin soup is from nutritionalist Michelle Yandle who creates recipes for the Hemp Farm here in NZ. “Vegetable soups are delicious this time of year but they don’t seem to keep me going for very long. By adding hemp hearts and hemp seed oil to this Thai Pumpkin Soup, I get the added benefits …

 

broccoli soup in bowl with parsley

 

Broccoli And Agria Potato Soup

Cream of broccoli soup is a favourite of mine. This recipe is a slimmed-down version with no cream. The addition of agria potatoes helps to thicken the soup, and when drizzled with cashew cream on top it’s simply delicious! Arek from Garden For The People (the huge fruit and vegetable stall at La Cigale Markets in Parnell) gave us a few heads of sweet-tasting …

 

cheesy chilli kumera chips on a board with cut tomatoes and dip

 

Cheesy Chilli Kumara Chips

The Kumara is such a versatile vegetable and an excellent source of beta carotene (vitamin A), vitamin C, potassium, vitamins B1, B2 and B6, it’s also high in dietary fibre. Our delicious recipe this week comes from the lovely ladies at I Am Co. “Soooo… we may have performed a wee ‘happy dance’ when these chips came out of the oven.  It’s been …

 

vegetarian frittata on oven rack

 

Glenis’s Roast Vegetable Frittata

Mum’s frittatas have always been a hit, ever since we were kids we’d have one every few weeks, it’s a great way to use up vegetables that need to be eaten and it’s an inexpensive dish when using home raised chicken eggs. This recipe also freezes well so you can make extra and have one on hand. Ingredients 3-4 cups roasted vegetables  …