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Summer Squash Soup with Chickpeas + Oregano Seeded Crackers

Summer Squash Soup with Chickpeas + Oregano Seeded Crackers | @withfoodandlove

I’m in the middle of some pretty life-changing transitional stuffs. Stuffs, and things that are all really fantastic and for the greater good of my life and the universe that surrounds me. But challenging, and super stressful, and these things, we’ll have to talk about them another day. Soon we’ll get to all of it.

I’m busy again, packing for another trip. This time to Buffalo and then to Canada, and my mind is non-stop racing about the thousand things I need to be doing at home. So I do what I usually do when things get a little crazy; I cook vegetables. This time {like most times} I made soup. And some herby, oregano seeded crackers. This summer squash soup is full of yellow squash, green zucchini, chickpeas, love and brothy goodness my friends. I know, I know it’s summer – but I really don’t think that should matter. I mean I could literally eat a whole bowl of soup every single day for the rest of my life. If there’s one thing I’ve always been sure of, it’s soup.

In my world soup epitomizes the meaning of comfort food. This read on defending emotional eating makes a lot of sense to me. Soup makes me feel good when times are stressy. It makes me feel light and comforted and energized all at the same time. Soup soothes my soul, every inch of it and I don’t think I {we} should deprive ourselves of a little soul-soothing just because it’s warm outside, I mean that would be silly. Plus we all know our gardens and markets and CSA boxes are overgrown with zucchini, and summer squash right now, so this is the perfect meal to put it all to use.

Fresh Oregano | @withfoodandlove

Oregano Seeded Crackers | @withfoodandlove

Summer Squash Soup with Chickpeas + Oregano Seeded Crackers | @withfoodandlove

Can we just talk about these crackers for a second? I don’t know why, but I always thought making them was like this super hard process. It turns out they’re actually super easy to make! I think this whole ROUXBE course is starting to pay off and not just because I made these crackers, but that I had the confidence to attempt to make these crackers. And of course because this cracker, is perfect – made with staples from your cabinet. No fancy flours. gluten and grain-free, and totally vegan.

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