The 30-Minute Vegan (Paperback)

Soup's On!: More than 100 Quick and Easy Recipes for Every Season

By Mark Reinfeld

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9780738216737, 288pp.

Publication Date: November 26, 2013

List Price: 17.99*
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In this definitive guide to vegan soups, award-winning chef Mark Reinfeld gives you all the tools and tips to create easy, flavorful meals--within thirty minutes or less. Prepare to feast upon a wide array of plant-based soups-from consommés to stews, chowders to raw and dessert soups. From a selection of stocks to irresistible toppings and accompaniments, these inspired recipes cover a broad spectrum of international cuisine.
Soup's On! contains an inspiring foreword by Dr. Neal Barnard and is divided into six sections:

Part One: The Art of Soup Creation, with recipes for stocks such as Roasted Vegetable Stock, Mushroom Stock, and Dashi;
Part Two : Vegetable-based Soups, including favorites such as French Onion Soup, Thai Coconut Soup with Lemongrass, Mayan Tomato and Corn, and African Peanut;
Part Three: Soups and Stews with Grains, Legumes and Pasta, with classics like Wonton Soup, Matzo Ball Soup, Himalayan Dahl, and Brazilian Black Bean with Baked Plantains;
Part Four: Creamy Blended Soups, with crowd pleasers like New England Chowder, Roasted Squash with Coconut, Creamy Fire-Roasted Tomato and Dill, and Cheesy Cauliflower Soup;
Part Five: Raw and Dessert Soups, including cutting edge recipes for Spicy Strawberry Soup, Golden Gazpacho with Saffron, Raw Corn Chowder, and Raw Chocolate Mint Soup with Raspberries;
Part Six: Garnishes and Sides, with recipes for Candied Pepitas, Vegan Creme Fraiche, Herbed Croutons, and Corn Bread.
Soup's On! proves that you don't need meat or dairy--or a lot of time--to have a hearty, satisfying meal in a bowl!

About the Author

Mark Reinfeld, founding chef of the celebrated Blossoming Lotus Restaurant, has been preparing inspired vegan and live food cuisine for more than fifteen years. His Vegan Fusion World Cuisine has won nine international awards, including a Gourmand Award for “Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA.” He is also the author of The 30-Minute VeganThe 30-Minute Vegan's Taste of the East, and The 30-Minute Vegan's Taste of Europe. He teaches vegan and raw food workshops and immersions internationally and online at

Praise For The 30-Minute Vegan: Soup's On!: More than 100 Quick and Easy Recipes for Every Season

Publishers Weekly, 12/6/13

“Mark Reinfeld may be the male equivalent to a vegan Rachael Ray—his recipes are flavorful and approachable and certainly have the same potential for mass appeal…Reinfeld's enthusiasm for diverse cuisines sets the book apart…Omnivores and vegans alike will appreciate the book's breadth and depth, as well as the limited call for esoteric or arcane ingredients…A terrific resource when the urge for a comforting soup hits.”, 12/26/2013

“Vegans who enjoy soups and like spending time in the kitchen will find plenty to keep them busy and satisfied here.”

Natural Solutions, February 2014

“Want a definitive guide to vegan soups? Then this is the cookbook for you.”

Taste for Life, February 2014

“Award-winning chef Mark Reinfeld will inspire year-round soup supping…you'll love getting your soup on with this inspiring book!”

Vegetarians in Paradise, February 2014
“Mark Reinfeld has added another 30 minute gem to his list of books that make vegan cooking so much easier and peaceful. The recipes are not only delicious, but they also display the mantle of good health.”