Creamy Broccoli Soup (Minus the Cream)

This soup is vegan and waist-friendly, plus it’s full of all the good vegetables you should be eating.

Creamy Broccoli Soup

Serves 4

  • 1 head broccoli, chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 2 tablespoons salt-free seasoning
  • 1 quart vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup soy, rice, hemp or almond milk


1. Place all ingredients except the cashews and milk in a pot, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the veggies are just tender.

2. Use an immersion blender or food processor to blend the soup.

3. In a blender, blend the cashews and milk so the consistency is smooth and creamy.

4. Add the creamy nut mixture to the soup and heat for 5 minutes on medium heat, then serve.




writer-beth-aldrichBeth Aldrich is the author of “Real Moms Love to Eat.” For more great recipes and videos, check out her blog