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Lasagna Minestrone Soup with Lentils and Kale (Instant Pot pressure cooker)

Minestrone! We’re talking hearty soup, soup loaded with earthy beans, tender noodles, and leafy greens. Follow this easy basic recipe for vegetarian lasagna minestrone soup with lentils and kale, and learn how to personalize your own big minestrone soup!

Lasagna Minestrone Soup with an Italian-design blue bowl with crackers on the side

If you’re like me, a cook who sometimes decides what’s for dinner at the last minute, you need recipes like minestrone soup in your back pocket.

“Minestrone” translates to “big soup” in Italian. This super adaptable healthy vegetable minestrone is a go-to soup.

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Almond Thumbprint Cookies {vegan}

 Wholesome and pretty, these ruby-jeweled almond thumbprint cookies will charm their way into your life. They use just 7 ingredients and 2 bowls–one for the maple syrup and oil, another for the flours, cinnamon, and salt. Make little finger indents, fill with bright red jelly, and bake!

Almond Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies on plate | Letty's Kitchen

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Shepherd’s Pie with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Mushroom Gravy (Vegan and Gluten-free)

Savory vegetables and plant-based mushroom gravy baked with golden mashed potatoes on top–this stick-to-your-ribs shepherd’s pie with garlic mashed potatoes is hearty comfort food at its finest.

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie with Savory Mushroom Gravy 5 pans

Here’s my vegan interpretation of the classic British Isle “pie” known as shepherd’s pie, a casserole of vegetables mixed with gravy and baked with mashed potato topping.

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Potato Chickpea Curry with Pineapple (Vegan and Gluten-free)

Buttery toasted cashews and brilliant healthful turmeric positively bursting with zingy ginger and garlic flavors, this colorful potato chickpea curry with pineapple is an outrageously delicious curry that gathers blue ribbon praises from family and company every time you bring it to the table!

Potato Chickpea Curry on plate with rice with blue napkin

Last week here in the mountains, the foliage colors were as intensely brilliant as this vegetable curry. This week, the wind ruthlessly strips those bright yellow aspen leaves from their branches. Leaves blowing and falling around like it’s raining gold, curry gold. So beautiful…

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16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks

From bloggers around the world for America’s third favorite holiday, here’s a spooky bunch–16 healthy vegetarian Halloween picks and treats, a tempting mix of ghost and goblin real food, some savory, some sweet!

16 Healthy Vegetarian Halloween Picks | Letty's Kitchen

The thing is, I don’t even like Halloween. What a strange holiday. What are we celebrating? Free candy? There, now you know.

Except I can’t resist Halloween theme food. Just. Too. Cute. I think you’ll enjoy more than one of these healthy Halloween theme recipes that caught my eye.

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