Heart Healthy Vegan Broccoli and "Cheese" Soup Recipe
In a large saucepan, combine the cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, potato, celery, onion, garlic and vegetable broth and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Cook, partially covered, until vegetables are soft, about 30 minutes. Using an immersion blender or carefully transferring the soup to a blender, blend the soup until smooth.
Stir in the almond milk, nutritional yeast, vinegar, nutmeg, salt and black pepper. Simmer on low heat for 5 minutes. Add the chopped thyme and stir.
Serve topped with chopped parsley, if desired.
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About This Healthy Recipe
This broccoli and cheese soup is comforting, dairy free and perfect for the cold weather. 100% vegan and delicious, this recipe combines cauliflower, broccoli, celery and onions to make for a super tasty and healthy soup. Low in saturated fat (0g) and sodium (343mg), this soup is a great option for those currently following a heart healthy diet. In addition to being a heart healthy option, this recipe is also diabetic friendly as well, containing just 13 grams of carbohydrates per serving. The best part about this cheddar broccoli soup? Each cup is just 73 calories and contains 4 grams of protein, so you can get all of the flavor and protein without the guilt! Even better, this recipe may even be a great option for those who have recently undergone weight loss surgery. With no fat and no cholesterol, this soup almost seems too good to be true. Try it for yourself and you will not be disappointed. Enjoy!