bloody mary veggie burgers (vegan, gluten-free & nut-free) - The First Messpin it!bloody mary veggie burgers (vegan, gluten-free & nut-free) - The First Messpin it!View full post »

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  • Gabriella01/06/2016 - 8:03 am

    The name of this burger caught my eye immediately, and I’m so glad it did. It sounds/looks fantastic! Bookmarking it to try this summer :)ReplyCancel

  • Sarah | Well and Full01/06/2016 - 8:29 am

    These look like the perfect summer burgers! I love the way you took a classic drink and transformed it into a grillable burger. Just genius, girl ;) <3ReplyCancel

    • Laura04/06/2016 - 3:06 pm

      I feel like this is the only time I’ll ever be able to turn a drink into a viable burger recipe, so might as well take advantage :)
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Abby @ Heart of a Baker01/06/2016 - 9:10 am

    GIRL you just made my favorite drink into a damn fine looking burger, kudos! Summer should be filled with deck dinners and cuddling with that cute pup of yours! xoReplyCancel

    • Laura04/06/2016 - 3:09 pm

      Thanks Abby! Bloody Marys are one of my faves too. Cleo says hi and agrees about those pup cuddles ;)
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Katrina01/06/2016 - 9:12 am

    So much flavour packed into one burger!!! These look insanely delicious!ReplyCancel

  • valentina | sweet kabocha01/06/2016 - 10:34 am

    This burger-patty has an amazing color and seems so crunchy-outside and tender-inside :DReplyCancel

    • Laura04/06/2016 - 3:18 pm

      It totally has that crunchy/tender thing goin’ on! ;)
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Allyson01/06/2016 - 11:21 am

    I would take these over a bloody mary in a heartbeat. Yum.ReplyCancel

    • Laura04/06/2016 - 3:18 pm

      I think I might have to agree with you (unless I’m nursing a hangover lol) ;)

  • Jessie Snyder | Faring Well01/06/2016 - 5:50 pm

    These sound incredible (!!!) love your bloody mary vibes in these burgers (patties shmatties). And YAY for that new stellar patio. Hugs crush on your porch + patio happening over here. And totally giggled at your 75 year old lady comment. ;)ReplyCancel

    • Laura04/06/2016 - 3:20 pm

      Thanks Jessie! Patties schmatties for real :D
      xo LReplyCancel

  • These look delicious! And yes to burgers over patties ;) Also, I’m loving the new site design. SashaReplyCancel

  • Pia02/06/2016 - 10:08 am

    Actually more like “HOLY MOLY” because these look out of this world good *insert heart-eyed emoji*. And in case I haven’t told you before, I want to know that your food photographs are of that kind that really make me go ‘DAMN :O’ and let me tell you that there are not all too many food blogs that do that do to me. So keep it all coming :)ReplyCancel

  • Cassie03/06/2016 - 12:49 am

    It’s awesome that these are named Bloody Mary veggie burgers because they look BLOODY delicious. I love the bursting red from the tomatoes and how they pop in the patties!ReplyCancel

  • Jodi03/06/2016 - 11:03 am

    Yes but that burger sauce! Stupid easy but it sounds so delicious! Awesome burgers, Laura. I always want to bake patties (I mean burgers) but they are never quite as satisfying. Going to try the searing on oiled foil method. At night I sit on the porch and watch my garden grow with a cup of peppermnit tea, I’m probably ready for retirement but it’s my total happy place. Enjoy your patio this weekend xReplyCancel

  • Rebecca04/06/2016 - 10:23 pm

    I already have go-to favorites for veggie burger recipes, but these I’m going to have to try!! They look absolutely delicious! Also, I love your gardening talk; makes me feel like I’m not the only youngish gardening granny around. :)ReplyCancel

  • Emilie @ Emilie Eats05/06/2016 - 3:25 pm

    This might be the prettiest veggie burger I’ve ever seen! There’s nothing like biting into a hearty veggie burger on a summer day. I’m a sucker for sundried tomatoes in anything!ReplyCancel

  • […] never ceases to amaze me with her inventive recipes and she blew my mind once again with her Bloody Mary Veggie Burgers. Definitely on my summer to-make […]ReplyCancel

  • […] avec ses recettes inventives et elle l’a fait encore cette fois-ci avec ces vegé burgers au bloody mary. Ils sont officiellement sur ma liste de recettes à essayer cet […]ReplyCancel

  • Richa | Vegan Richa07/06/2016 - 9:24 pm

    oh my gosh Laura. These are so perfect for summer!!ReplyCancel

  • Marieke12/06/2016 - 12:39 am

    I made these last night and they are amazing! Thank you so much for the recipe!!ReplyCancel

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  • Yana30/07/2016 - 2:11 am

    Thanks for the recipe! Tried today. Its so yummy :)
    Greetings from Russia! :)ReplyCancel

Summer Bliss Juice (watermelon, coconut water, lime + frozen strawberries) - The First Messpin it!
I have been on a hot streak of picking out the sweetest, most delicious watermelons lately. No doubt I’m jinxing myself making this knowledge public, but it’s been great! We’re in the middle of an unseasonable heat spike, so I’ve just been eating halves of melon with a little sprinkle of lime for lunch basically. I find simple mono meals like this really energizing and weirdly relaxing in their simplicity. I like to do bowls of healthy foods with a bunch of stuff mixed in/on top, but just enjoying the fully ripe, natural goodness of one thing until satiated is a very special experience as well. View full post »

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  • Sarah | Well and Full28/05/2016 - 8:32 am

    I really enjoyed reading that article on MBG about the nutrition myths. I get so annoyed with the “sugar is the enemy” schtick too! Our bodies need sugar, just not the way it’s usually consumed in the Standard American Diet. Also… this juice looks so refreshing and, well, juicy ;)ReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:48 am

      Exaaaactly. I hate it when all fats or all sugars get bundled together into some ridiculous “all bad” category. So much misinformation. Keep it juicy, girl ;)
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Aubrey28/05/2016 - 1:41 pm

    Perfect summer recipe!ReplyCancel

  • Jodi29/05/2016 - 11:58 am

    That gluten-free art article made me laugh out loud! Too good. This drink sounds ultra refreshing, Laura. Hoping you’re having a relaxing, watermelon eating weekend xReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:48 am

      Glad you enjoyed it ;) Thanks so much Jodi!
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Supal {chevrons & éclairs)29/05/2016 - 1:43 pm

    This looks amazing! I want to add the cucumber and basil!ReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:49 am

      I think both of those together with this drink would be amaaazing!

  • Kandja Sylla29/05/2016 - 10:15 pm

    Strawberries and watermelon are perfect fruits for the summer. When you add coconut water it will surely make your smoothies a bliss to drink. I can’t wait to make this! xx

  • […] happy hour + summer bliss juice […]ReplyCancel

  • […] Super in love with this summer bliss juice. And no, it’s not […]ReplyCancel

  • Demi Bryan31/05/2016 - 9:06 am

    It looks like very fresh and tasty summer drink! Thanks! I’ll try it!ReplyCancel

  • Robin | CaliGirl Cooking31/05/2016 - 4:34 pm

    This juice looks so delicious and refreshing! I’m sure it’s incredibly hydrating as well. It will be the perfect pick-me-up when our California June gloom finally lifts and the temperatures reach the 90’s!ReplyCancel

  • Siren31/05/2016 - 8:36 pm

    We’ve been having sort of bipolar weather here in Boston. One day it’s 96, another it’s 59. But, it was super nice out today, and I picked up a watermelon. This sounds like a great way to use some of that melon, but I’m also going to make melon ice cubes (just frozen chunks of melon to stick in my drinks) and eat the rest with some plum salt.

    By the by, when it was 96 here, I made your recipe for strawberry milk, and that was the best dinner ever.ReplyCancel

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  • […] watermelon blitzed with cold coconut water. She added lime and frozen strawberries and calls it Summer Bliss Juice. UM […]ReplyCancel

  • Kate02/06/2016 - 3:03 pm

    This sounds like the epitome of refreshing! Watermelon is hard to beat. Hope you’re getting sunshine like we are now. P.s. I need more Cleo snaps in my life!!!ReplyCancel

  • Liesel05/06/2016 - 5:40 pm

    Hi, Laura. Well it’s not even summer yet but we’ve made this drink twice in the past 2 days. Once after a long hike and then again today after toiling in the yard/garden for 3 hours. So perfectly delicious and refreshing. I did up the lime juice a bit. Will be lugging home another watermelon this week. Thanks for a super recipe.ReplyCancel

  • Zoey07/06/2016 - 8:21 am

    Amazingly refreshing recipe! Watermelon is one thing that I look forward to every summer :)ReplyCancel

  • Sonia17/06/2016 - 7:53 am

    Made this last week and you are right it is an “OMG you have to make this!!” Loved it and want to make all summer long.ReplyCancel

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  • Bridget01/08/2016 - 2:52 pm

    Thank you for this recipe. Watermelon is my favorite fruit. I’ll try this juice tomorrow!ReplyCancel

Creamy Zucchini Noodles with White Lentil Spring Onion Sauce & Cheesy Sunflower Sprinkle - The First Messpin it!

This post is sponsored by USA Pulses & Pulse Canada.

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  • Sarah B25/05/2016 - 5:36 am

    You had me at white lentil. I mean, aren’t these things delish?! You gotta try the risotto from my blog sometime – a real eye-opener. I can’t wait to try this recipe!

    Loving your blog lately – so many amazing drink recipes and photos, as always. Thanks for the constant inspiration, Laura <3

    Big love,
    Sarah BReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:25 am

      That risotto has been on my list for a while! Thank you, Sarah :)
      xo LReplyCancel

  • valentina | sweet kabocha25/05/2016 - 7:54 am

    That sprinkle *____* An those asparagus, roasted to perfection!ReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:25 am

      The sprinkle is pretty great. Plus I just like the word “sprinkle” hehe ;)

  • Sarah | Well and Full25/05/2016 - 8:50 am

    I always need a spicy thing in a bowl food situation too! Ahaa twins! ;) And chili oil is such a great option. I like to make my own with dried chilis so I can make it extra spicy heheheReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:26 am

      Most chili oils that I’ve purchased are on the mild side, which would explain why I also reach for hot sauce when I use it haha.
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Allyson25/05/2016 - 12:41 pm

    I’ve yet to try white lentils, but it seems that I need to track them down. I’m definitely trying this with the oodles of zucchini coming up soon.ReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:29 am

      I hope you can track them down! They are a very unique and wonderful ingredient for sure. But honestly any lentil would work if you’re hard-pressed to find them. I’m so looking forward to the abundance of zucchini that summer brings :)

  • Katrina25/05/2016 - 2:08 pm

    Goodness, that sauce looks SO good!! This is such a perfect dish for Spring!ReplyCancel

  • Anya25/05/2016 - 2:52 pm

    Laura, this sauce!!! What an amazing idea, I cannot wait to try it :DReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:31 am

      Thank you, Anya! Means a lot coming from you :)
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Jessie Snyder | Faring Well25/05/2016 - 4:11 pm

    Laura – this is amazing! I want to eat a bowl of this everyday. You are brilliant with your sauces, and this one is blowing my flavor mind. Finding/ordering white lentils today to make this soon. Just everything I’m craving. Happy spring/summer veg time girl! Hip hip!ReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:32 am

      Thanks so much, Jessie. Saw your white lentils on Snapchat! You’re a woman of action for real. Love it :)
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Inês25/05/2016 - 5:34 pm

    Hi Laura, this sounds wonderful! I have never tried white lentils but this is a great recipe to give them a go, I did something with the same vibe but with white beans.
    I think it’s great to make pulses shine, they are amazing!ReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:38 am

      I love using white beans for creamy sauces or for just making the texture of something a bit mellower too. Pulses really are so amazing! Thanks Inês :)

  • Natalia26/05/2016 - 3:12 am

    Such a cleer idea to use lentils for a perfect sauce! Can’t wait to give it a try!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer26/05/2016 - 7:19 am

    Love the idea of this recipe! Yum. I’m going to try it with sprouted raw lentils since I’m on 90%+ raw food. It’s so much fun to read, share and try these recipes. Thanks for your work! I’ve also found some beautiful Cherokee purple habaneros and I’m going to throw in a slice or two to the sauce.ReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:40 am

      Something spicy in this sauce would be soooo good! I love the texture of sprouted lentils. I find they taste sweeter too, so they may make the sauce extra good :) Thanks Jennifer!

  • Lindsey26/05/2016 - 9:37 am

    You’re completely right, zucchini noodles totally have the soggy-at-the-bottom effect that can be a little bothersome sometimes. I love how you made that all go away with your thicker than normal sauce. I’ll def have to give that method a whirl! And white lentils! Going to seek those out ASAP :) xoReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:41 am

      I’m always so frustrated when I make zucchini noodles with a tomato-y sauce and it’s all sloshing around like crazy at the end. You will looove those white lentils, girl.
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Cassie26/05/2016 - 11:19 am

    Wow, I never knew that it was the International Year of Pulses! No wonder lentil recipes have been EVERYWHERE lately. Can’t wait to use another excuse to enjoy them more! This is a wonderful vegetarian dish to enjoy in the summer outdoors for a nice lunch or simple and light dinner!ReplyCancel

    • Laura30/05/2016 - 7:44 am

      Hehe the pulses are definitely taking over the internet, which I think is great. Thanks so much, Cassie!

  • Mal IntoTheCity27/05/2016 - 11:25 am

    It looks sooo yummy, will definitely try it!

    Mal xReplyCancel

  • […] could have three of my favorite food bloggers cook for me this weekend I would choose Laura’s creamy zucchini noodles, Betty’s edamame bowl, and David and Luise’s Italian cheesecake bowls. […]ReplyCancel

  • Aubrey28/05/2016 - 1:59 pm

    This looks incredible!ReplyCancel

  • […] Love – Shelly’s Chive Blossom Vinegar, Laura’s White Lentil Spring Onion Sauce, Sophie’s Pistachio Ice Cream, Jodi’s Rhubarb Panna Cotta, and this Mango Tahini […]ReplyCancel

  • Samm01/06/2016 - 7:55 pm

    Made this for dinner. I could put this sauce on anything. Really super yummy! Used red lentils and parsley instead of basil. Use what you got, right? I really love your work. Thanks so much!!!ReplyCancel

    • Laura01/06/2016 - 8:38 pm

      So glad you liked it, and love all of your substitutions too! :)

  • Carolyn12/06/2016 - 9:02 am

    made this for dinner…so good…love the sauce. I think it was even better the next day for lunch…not even mushy and tasted like the zucchini marinated in the delicousness of the sauce!ReplyCancel

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Maca caramel frap (healthy delicious + #vegan!)pin it!
Sorry I kinda bailed on you guys for a bit there..! We had inquired with builders about all these different repairs/outdoor things for our house a while ago, and randomly all of these dudes were available over the last week and a half. Having people at your place making loud noises all day every day for a period of time isn’t exactly my favourite thing, but I’m grateful that it all came together. And we got our new patio! Hella cookouts coming our way ASAP. We’re getting a section of our roof re-shingled today, but other than that, I think we’re in the clear for a bit. So much relief! View full post »

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  • valentina | sweet kabocha21/05/2016 - 5:03 am

    I’m not a smoothie person, but this one seems really delicious! Anyway, that infographic about Elon Musk is just amazing :D He’s a genius!ReplyCancel

  • Aubrey21/05/2016 - 6:03 am

    Like always this looks amazing;)ReplyCancel

  • Ashlae21/05/2016 - 9:38 am

    LOVED that essay on clean eating. And Ruby, she’s a gem. The smoothie sounds SO delicious, babe. I don’t have any maca on hand but I’m going to swap in some lucuma. ;) XOReplyCancel

    • Ashlae28/05/2016 - 11:56 am

      Came back to let you know that I’ve made this three times (it’s an excellent post-dinner treat) (with decaf cold brew OF COURSE) and Thom – a self-proclaimed coffee h8r – couldn’t even tell there was coffee in it!!!!!!!!!!! Part of me wanted to tell him but I’m secretly enjoying the art of turning him into a coffee lover.ReplyCancel

  • Agnes {Cashew Kitchen}21/05/2016 - 10:52 am

    Uhh sounds so incredibly good! Just lying in bed reading, super tired after an epic walk through like 5 different suburbs (exploring moving options), so a sweet-ish coffee drink is exactly what I need right now <3
    Gonna continue to read that one about the "unhealthyness" (is that a word?) of clean eating now, cause there's really nothing that frustrates me more right now than people trying to tell me what's good/bad or safe/dangerous for me to eat. We truly live in an eating disordered society :/
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend!ReplyCancel

  • eleanor21/05/2016 - 8:09 pm

    that essay by ruby tandoh is really, really well done. i truly agree with everything she said and it really hit home for me. i also loved that little article about thinking about health and comfort in a different way – it cheered me up so much :) thanks for doing these posts Laura, they’re the best!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah | Well and Full22/05/2016 - 9:04 am

    Reading that diagram about Elon Musk was insane! It’s crazy to think about how one person can come from such humble beginnings and do so much – make such a big impact on our culture.ReplyCancel

  • Cassie22/05/2016 - 5:50 pm

    I love the sound of construction…said no one ever. XD Outdoor cookouts are definitely something you should be looking forward too! I would also LOVE to try incorporating more maca into my diet too–it’s delicious!ReplyCancel

  • Allyson22/05/2016 - 6:53 pm

    Congrats on the patio! I devoured that clean eating article. It’s so hard to talk about healthy food sometimes, but it’s so important. Listening to your body and eating a variety of foods seems to be the best philosophy, but that’s a little harder to distill into a slogan than a gluten-free, sugar-free diet.ReplyCancel

  • Wow what a beautiful smoothie – I have limited kitchen space and I don’t have a high powered blender, but could I make this with cashew nut butter? If it’s just 100% cashews I mean?

    This smoothie looks delicious and I love the straw!ReplyCancel

    • Laura23/05/2016 - 7:13 am

      Thanks Angela! I think that could totally work! Maybe start with 2 tablespoons and work up if it needs to be richer? Let me know what it’s like if you try it!
      xo LReplyCancel

  • Vegan Heaven23/05/2016 - 5:00 am

    This smoothie looks so delicious and I love that you sweetened it with bananas and dates! :-)ReplyCancel

  • robyn | sweetish.co24/05/2016 - 6:58 pm

    Laura I’m beyond flattered to be included in your list of links let alone the kind words you said about my photography. Thank you! All the heart eye emojis and hearts and dancing ladies. You’ve made my week.


    1. Congrats on your new patio, yay for it being done just in time for summer!
    2. This smoothie / pick me up drink looks amaze, I wish it would just magically appear in front of me.
    3. Can’t wait to dig more into these links. You’re inspiring me to do the same (share links!) xoReplyCancel

  • Jan12/06/2016 - 12:38 pm

    Instead of using an additional plant based milk I would just soak more cashews and use cashew milk as the base… ReplyCancel

Coconut green soup with celery, kale and ginger #vegan - The First Messpin it!For a coconut green soup with celery, kale and ginger #vegan - The First Messpin it!View full post »

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  • Abby @ Heart of a Baker11/05/2016 - 8:59 am

    We are having the wettest/rainiest weather right now and this soup is going to happen to fix all of those problems! I don’t know what it was about last week, but I also fell into a hole of pizza/cookies/coffee as a diet, so I felt BLAH after it too. Cheers to resetting!ReplyCancel

    • Laura12/05/2016 - 3:03 pm

      Since we’re total experts, we should write a book about the pizza cookies and coffee diet! :D
      xoxo LReplyCancel

  • Sarah | Well and Full11/05/2016 - 9:41 am

    Nothing better than a fresh, clean soup after a weekend of takeout ;) And I love that you let the celery shine in this recipe… so often it’s just in the background in a stock. But I love that fresh celery flavor!!ReplyCancel

  • Monica11/05/2016 - 2:56 pm

    Hi, if you want to use beans do you delete the zucchini that’s listed in the ingredients list or was the zucchini you added in addition to the one in the ingredients list? Thanks, I LOVE< LOVE< LOVE your site and recipes….ReplyCancel

    • Laura11/05/2016 - 4:13 pm

      Thanks so much, Monica! I kind of suggest cooked beans in place of the zucchini, but you COULD use both if you want! Just add a little extra vegetable broth if you do :)

  • Amy | The Whole Food Rainbow11/05/2016 - 6:54 pm

    Hey Laura! Wow that soup looks so beautiful. I love celery so much I used to be the same and it’d just sit there but now I eat it every day, as crudité and in green juices. I love its saltiness. It’s so beautiful in soup though isn’t it :)ReplyCancel

  • Heather11/05/2016 - 9:18 pm

    Love this soup. Love the photos. Love everything about it! I’m feeling you with the whole garden thing. I spent the last week pulling weeds, planting shrubs, etc. and we’ve had a constant supply of pizza in the fridge for snacking. I’m in real need of some wholesome eats. I saw some pics of your new patio on snapchat. Love it. Looks like the ultimate chill zone.ReplyCancel

  • Jessie Snyder | Faring Well11/05/2016 - 9:34 pm

    I am so excited to see what is in store for your new deck girl! Loving your snaps of the process too, so fun that you have all that space to play with. And this soup, so clever and comforting. Perfect for lazy veggies and damp, spring nights. And this color, **dreamy** – xoReplyCancel

  • Maya | Spice + Sprout11/05/2016 - 9:43 pm

    I am totally feeling you on that rainy Ontario spring! Butttttt to be honest I kind of love the cozy factor of it all. Just sipping some tea indoors or splashing around outside in a raincoat are some of my favourite spring activities ;) This soup looks so bright and tasty!ReplyCancel

  • Cesca12/05/2016 - 3:29 am

    This made me smile in recognition about the celery!!! This recipe sounds wonderful, and I will try it later…I probably have almost everything at home already too, which is even better. I love your recipes and beautiful photos. One tiny suggestion, and I don’t know how you do it, but when I receive an email telling me there’s a new post, both the sender and the subject line is just The First Mess. It would be great if you could put the title of the post in the subject line instead, so I have an idea what it’s about. I usually look anyway, but just a suggestion, as with other similar mails I often just delete them without reading, as we all get so much mail in our in-boxes these days. Off to print the recipe and celery coconut soup will be on the menu very soon. Thank you.ReplyCancel

    • Laura12/05/2016 - 6:45 am

      Thanks so much Cesca! I really appreciate your feedback on the emails. I’m about to switch over the blog’s email service, so hopefully the subject line thing will be easy to change :)

  • Jen12/05/2016 - 3:55 am

    Oh, this sounds delicious! I can’t wait to try it!!! :) xxxReplyCancel

  • La petite poire12/05/2016 - 6:11 am

    What a beautiful recipe! I love the addition of the apple too. I can’t wait to try it out. Thank you so much for sharing ReplyCancel

  • Gabriele12/05/2016 - 8:26 am

    I wish you would post calories and nutritional content. Love your site . Told my doctor to check it out and he is hooked!ReplyCancel

    • Laura12/05/2016 - 1:06 pm

      Hey Gabriele! I appreciate this feedback and your compliments on the site. I don’t usually do the calorie and nutrient counting thing myself, but understand that it’s valuable for plenty of people. Under consideration! ;)

  • Jaime12/05/2016 - 11:29 am

    Story of my refrigerator’s life! I rarely, rarely ignore fresh food so long that it goes bad, but pretty often I’ll keep it around till it’s too soggy to eat raw (guess I’m always waiting for some perfect way to use it, which more often than not, doesn’t come to mind). I was just wondering what to do with my zombie celery and this soup looks like just the thing.ReplyCancel

  • Jodi12/05/2016 - 11:52 am

    I know that feeling all too well. We’ve just recently moved across the country and after a few days in the car, and moving into a new kitchen with only a bag of oats and a jar of harissa, my body is craaaaving a big bowl of something green like this soup. I love this in between season where the days are warm and the nights are chillier, salads for lunch for soups and dinner. Happy days. Good luck with the outdoor renos – loving (addicted?) to all the snapchats xReplyCancel

  • Allyson12/05/2016 - 12:59 pm

    Oh girl, I hear you on the celery situation and on needing a reset day. I’m totally stealing this.ReplyCancel

  • Cassie12/05/2016 - 2:43 pm

    Delicious! I think that cooking your own broth at home is incredible for reducing food waste and making healthier alternatives than the store-bought products! I would love to try this–does the coconut taste really sweet in this soup?ReplyCancel

    • Laura12/05/2016 - 3:01 pm

      Hey Cassie! I totally agree with you on the broth thing. The coconut milk really just provides a touch of creaminess I find. Once it’s mixed with the spices, the spicy ginger, and all the vegetables, it’s total savoury harmony :)

  • danielle | rooting the sun12/05/2016 - 8:20 pm

    Laura, really amazing soup. I am a celery fiend, which all too often presents the dreaded stacks of celery asses in my refrigerator. It doesn’t get prettier than this, woman. xoReplyCancel

  • Jessica14/05/2016 - 5:48 pm

    This is delicious! I pressed a little garlic in at the end– I just felt the need.
    Also, this soup is great cold (well room temp).

  • thefolia15/05/2016 - 11:09 am

    I can’t wait to make this…I know I will love it. Thanks for sharing uses for celery, I too always have them on hand for my stock—love me my stock!ReplyCancel

  • Alexandra17/05/2016 - 8:16 am

    Laura, I love that you gave humble ol’ celery a chance in the spotlight versus being a backup dancer all these years. Well done! Love that crunchy soup topping idea :)ReplyCancel

  • Brian @ A Thought For Food23/05/2016 - 9:02 am

    I totally agree that celery is underused and I’ve started cooking with it a lot more. But this soup… this striking soup… well, I never could imagine that something so beautiful could come from celery.ReplyCancel

  • Crystine27/09/2016 - 11:54 pm

    Amazing! Made this tonight and it may have been my baby girls favorite meal yet. I topped it with roasted black chickpeas (that we grew) and olive oil. Delicious!ReplyCancel

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