As a Greenpeace volunteer, I arranged for us to have our meeting on Yacht Boaz. One of the volunteers brought an amazing tomato soup for us to share and on a cold, grey day, it warmed us from the inside out in the most magical way.
Photo credit goes to Dennis Klein from

Serves 3 – 4

2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 large onions chopped
2 cloves of garlic crushed and chopped
1 stick celery
4 fresh tomatoes chopped
2 400g tins of tomatoes
2 carrots chopped
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 litre Ina Paarman vegan chicken stock
Salt and pepper to taste
Nutritional Yeast

Heat the oil in a large pot. Add the onion and garlic and fry till translucent.

Add the celery, fresh tomato, carrots and fry for 5 minutes longer while taking care not to burn the onion.

Add the tinned tomatoes, stock, sugar, salt and pepper.

Simmer for 15 minutes and then blend, either with a stick blender or food

Garnish with nutritional yeast and basil leaves.

Serve with your favourite bread or croutons.

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Written by Aimee Hoppe
Activist for freedom of all earthlings and preservation of planet earth. Writing for positive change to empower through education so all earthlings can live harmoniously and freely. Supplier of some eco alternatives to mainstream unethical products.