1-16 ounce can of Eden Food Brand black beans (or 16 ounces dry soaked)
1 cup finely chopped Brussels sprouts (secret ingredient!)
36 ounces of organic low sodium vegetable broth
7 ounces of coconut cream or full fat plain Greek yogurt (Fage)
a pinch of cayenne pepper
a pinch of red pepper flakes
salt & pepper, to taste
Dice onions. Peel and chop sweet potatoes into 1 1/2 inch cubes. Dice Brussels sprouts into fine slices, discarding outer leaves. Rinse black beans and mince the garlic. Place all of the ingredients into a large Dutch oven (or soup pot). Bring the soup to a boil, uncovered. Then place a lid on the top, turn it down to medium-low and cook for 3-4 hours, stirring frequently.
Then take half of the soup mixture, I left a lot of the sweet potato chunks and beans and took most of the onions and sprouts and placed them with most of the broth in my Vitamix. Blend until smooth. Place the pureed soup back in with the potatoes and beans and mix. Season as desired. Sprinkle hemp seeds on top and serve!
You could also make this in a crock pot. Just throw everything in and cook on high for 8 hours or so. Let me know how it goes if you try it that way!
So I have been locked out of my blog. We can’t figure out what’s going on! I am writing from Windows Live Writer and publishing from here as well. Quite annoying. My server company can get into my account but I can not. We recently switched from firefox to google chrome so that may have something to do with it. My username and password works fine on other computers, just not mine! Has this ever happened to you?
I noticed later just how poorly I edited my last post. I did my editing with Ella crawling all over me at 10:30 at night. Yes, she will not sleep in her crib this week. After 3 hours of reading, rocking, putting her in her crib, coming in every few minutes of her freaking to tell her to sleep, and then her staring at me while I sat in the chair in her room (not falling asleep), we gave up. I am hoping this is a phase that ends soon. She got 4 new teeth last week, I can’t imagine she’s getting more again?!!