Homegrown Cream of Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Homegrown Cream of Broccoli & Cauliflower Soup made with Almond Milk! I freeze some of my homegrown soups during the summer and have them all winter. Haven’t bought a can of soup in years! #farmtotable #eatingoutofthegarden #organicgardening #fresh herbs #broccoli #cauliflower #gloucesterma #organicgardeningrocks #neptunesharvest #youarewhatyoueat a few broccoli, 1/2 a cauliflower, 3 vidalia onions, fresh dill, rosemary, basil, parsley, Himalayan sea salt, 2 quarts chicken or vegetable broth, 2-3 c. Water, salt, 1-2 cups almond milk or cream. Sauté onions add veggies, stir, add herbs, add broth, add water – bring to a boil, use hand mixer or blender to emulsify. Do not overcook to retain beautiful green color. Store in Mason Jars in Frig or freeze in freezer bags for future use. I usually eat 1/2 now and freeze the other half! Happy gardening!

Homegrown broccoli from my garden
Homegrown Cauliflower from my garden
Chopped Rosemary, Dill, Parsley, and Basil
Visalia onions
Cooking in soup pot
Whiz it all up with handheld blender!

Published by Melissa Abbott Yoga & Meditation Podcast

A lifelong meditator, learner and seeker, Melissa started her journey with a Hatha Yoga class in 1970 at age 17. Later after a stint in Art School and extensive travel, Melissa became a resident at Shree Muktananda Ashram in upstate NY studying Siddha Yoga meditation practices and is a disciple of Gurumayi Chidvilasananda and the Siddha Lineage Of Swami Muktananda and Bhagwan Nityananda. There she became acquainted with Shaiva Tantra Meditation from Kashmir, while studying with Dr. Paul Mueller Ortega, Dr.Douglas Brooks, Sally Kempton aka Swami Durgananda and many other teachers residing there at that time. Melissa also studied Tibetan Buddhist Practices of the Sakya Lineage with Luding Khenchen Rimpoche. Melissa has had a 40+ year meditation practice receiving many initiations and transmissions from many great contemporary teachers. Currently, since 2017 Melissa has been studying with Christopher Wallis a Sanskrit Scholar Phd covering “The Recognition Sutras”, “Vijnana Bhairava”, “Spanda Karikas”, and “Tantraloka”. Melissa is an avid reader, studying with the scholarly works of Christopher Wallis PhD, Alexis Sanderson Phd.Oxford University , Christopher Tompkins PHd Candidate University Of CA Berkley, and James Mallinson from SOAS in London. A member of Academia.org, Melissa keeps up with the latest translations of historic Yogic Writings by contemporary scholars. On the Hatha Yoga front, Melissa has studied Iyengar and Anusara Hatha Yoga in the 1990’s and later took her first hot yoga class 10 years ago with Suzanne Elliott in Merritt Island, FL, becoming a Raja Hot Core Hatha Yoga 500 hour Teacher in 2016 with Craig Villani. In 2017 she became a USA Yoga Coach and started judging video submissions in 2019. In 2018 Melissa studied with Jimmy Barkan Level 2 Hot Vinyasa Training in Ft Lauderdale and 2019 Adi Westerman’s Teaching 26/2 Plus Training. A member of the Original Hot Yoga Asso OHYA and a Hot Yoga Teacher at Steam House Hot Yoga & Pilates in Epping NH www.steamhousenh.com and Blue Yoga Group in Swampscott, MA. “Melissa Abbott Yoga and Meditation” has a weekly Visionary Tantric Yoga & Yoga Nidra Podcast available on Spotify, ITunes Podcasts, Podbean and YouTube.

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