At any given moment, I usually have 3 - 4 different kinds of Silk almondmilk in my fridge: Vanilla Unsweetened, Dark Chocolate, Protein + Fiber Original, and Almond/Coconut Blend. When I first started using almondmilk, it was always in sweet scenarios -- in a breakfast smoothie, in muffins, in brownies, in cobbler, in pie etc... the vanilla flavor was my go-to. But when I started partnering with Silk on a regular basis, I made it my goal to add more savory recipes to my repertoire. Almondmilk is so versatile, and it shouldn't just be confined to sweet things! It's great in all sorts of main dishes like casseroles, sauces, and soups. Some of my favorite "Silk Gone Savory" recipes include:
- Super Greens Mac & Cheese
- Sweet Sticky Coconut Quinoa
- Roasted Veggie & Quinoa Bowl w/Coconut Peanut Sauce
- Strawberry Margarita Chicken Tacos w/Lime Cashew Sauce
- Picnic Potato Salad
And the newest to add to the list...
Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup -- a comforting, savory fall favorite packed with nutrients.
Filled with wild rice, carrots, sweet potatoes, onion, chicken, and spices, this soup is hearty and satisfying.
- Which savory almondmilk recipe are you most inclined to try?
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Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup
Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup // via Nosh and Nourish
- Soak the cashews in the water for approximately 4 hours, up to overnight.
- Drain the water from the cashews, then add in the almondmilk. Use an immerision stick blender to puree (or a food processor will work)
- Dice the sweet potato, onion, and carrots.
- In a large stockpot over medium-high heat, melt the butter then add in the garlic, diced sweet potato, onion, and carrots. Let simmer for approximately 5 minutes until everything is softened.
- Add in the chicken broth, water, and almondmilk/cashew mixture.
- Bring to a boil, then add in remaining ingredients: rice, nutritional yeast, Montreal chicken seasoning, salt, pepper, mustard, and chicken. Let cook for approximately 25 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Soup is done when rice is soft/cooked.
- Enjoy with a side of fresh bread! (optional)
Yields 6 Servings