Lunch | Soups

SWEET POTATO AND GINGER SOUP

Sweet potatoes are a rich source of fibre as well as containing a good array of vitamins and minerals including iron, calcium, selenium, and they’re a good source of most of our B vitamins and vitamin C. One of the key nutritional benefits of sweet potato is that they’re high in an antioxidant known as […]

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LETTUCE SOUP

HINT: Use the entire head of lettuce, except for the core and discolored parts, even the tougher outer leaves and the stems. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large leeks, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise, white and light green parts only 1 large white or yellow onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 large head romaine lettuce, cored, sliced, […]

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GREEN PEA, ASPARAGUS, AND PARSLEY SOUP

The secret in this soup is the parsley, which helps flush out excess water from the body and keeps tummy bloat at bay. Plus, asparagus is rich in vitamins A, E, C, and K, and the green peas are high in protein and loaded with all types of B vitamins that may help energize you. […]

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BROCCOLI AND POTATO SOUP

Broccoli and potato soup is truly an incredibly healthy food, especially on a cold winter days. Broccoli, the super food, not only gives the dish a beautiful color, it is packed full of Vitamin C, to help fight all of the stinker viruses that are lurking. NOTE!  Cooking methods can impact the nutrient content and health […]

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COLD GREEN PEANUT SOUP

INGREDIENTS: 100ml/ 0.4 cups raw peanuts 500ml/ 2 cups water 1 cup broccoli, fresh or frozen 1 cup spinach, fresh or frozen a handful of leek, sliced 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 tsp ginger, grated a handful of basil juice 1/8 lemon black and white pepper salt INSTRUCTIONS: Start by blending the peanuts to a […]

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Sweet potato, coconut & cardamom soup

“The crispness of the coconut flakes and poppadom pieces contrast brilliantly with the smooth soup. ” Serves 4-6 Cooks In: 50 minutes Difficulty: Not too tricky Ingredients 3 green cardamom pods 1 onion 600 g sweet potato 4cm piece of ginger 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons groundnut oil 1 x 400 ml tin of low-fat coconut milk […]

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Creamy mushroom soup with lentils and brown rice

Ingredients: 1/4 cup + 2 tsp raw cashews 4 cups of water, divided 1/2 tsp of white miso paste 8 ounces of white button or cremini mushrooms, divided 1/2 tsp of extra virgin olive oil 1/2 onion, chopped ( about 1 cup of chopped onion ) 3 cloves of garlic, minced salt, to taste 1/2 […]

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