Caroline Betts, founder of Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue, shared with us her recipe for an organic carrot soup. Perfect for the holidays, this dish is delicious and good for you.

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  • 1 medium organic potato
  • 4 cups Trader Joe’s organic vegetable broth
  • Sea salt
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup raw cashews
  • Earth Balance Buttery Spread
  • 2 pounds of organic carrots
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • Maple syrup
  • Nutmeg
  • Cinnamon


  • Chop one medium organic potato and boil it in 4 cups of Trader Joe’s low-sodium organic vegetable broth with 1.5 teaspoons of sea salt until tender.
  • Sauté 1 cup organic chopped onion with 1 clove organic garlic (pressed) and 1/2 cup of chopped raw cashews in 3 tablespoons of Earth Balance buttery spread with a sprinkle of sea salt until onions are translucent.
  • Chop carrots and combine with potato/broth mix, then put it into a blender with onion/cashew mixture. Blend until smooth/pureed.
  • Pour contents of blender back into large saucepan, add 1 cup coconut milk and maybe a tablespoon of maple syrup, 3 pinches nutmeg and 2 of cinnamon (to taste). Heat gently and serve. Voila!

Caroline Betts’ Organic Vegan Carrot Soup