1. Combine first (9) ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
2. In a large soup pot, melt butter and sauté onion for about 5 minutes. Add carrots, sweet potatoes and red potatoes. Sauté for additional 5 minutes.
3. Add kale, apricots, raisins tomatoes, garbanzo beans, red kidney beans and honey.
4. Add seasoning mix. Stir to mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
5. Add vegetable broth. Let cook on low heat for additional 30 minutes (stir occasionally).
Serve over rice.
Also good over couscous