Winter Warmer – Yellow Split Pea Soup

It’s getting cold out there. For me It’s farewell salads hello soups. Today I had my super pink hat and gloves on for the first time and when we got home I whisked up this warming and filling soup with yellow split peas and potatoes. Not much prep and cheap as chips!

Winter Warmer Soup: Yellow Split Pea

Ingredients:

– 1 cup yellow split peas

– 200 gram potatoes

– 2 medium red onions

– 2 garlic cloves

– 1 tablespoon coconut oil

– 1/2 tablespoon paprika

– 1/2 teaspoon thyme

– 2 tablespoon marigold

– 1/4teaspoon chili flakes

– 1 1/2 pint of water

♥L

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Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Vegan Cheese and Fermented Pumpkin

As a last hurrah for Halloween and hello Bonfire Night I’ve made a delicious Spicy Pumpkin Soup, topped with Fermented Pumpkin (HERE) and Vegan Cheese.
This is a great way to eat your
Halloween decorations now it’s all but over.
I have put all the spiders, rats, ghouls and  rapping skeletons  in their boxes and I’m left with loads of small pumpkins. (The larger carved pumpkins have been binned). The smaller ones are great for cooking.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Vegan Cheese and Fermented Pumpkin Topping

– I small pumpkin I used a harlequin Pumpkin about 450g when peeled and de-seeded.

– 1 large carrot cut into pieces

– 2 celery sticks

– 1 small red onion

– leek about 35g

– fresh ginger 10g

– 2 garlic cloves

– 2 tablespoons coconut oil

– 1 tablespoon bouillon powder

– 1/2 tablespoon curry powder

– 1/4 teaspoon cumin

– 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

– 500ml water

Topping – optional

– grated vegan cheese

– 1/2 tablespoon fermented pumpkin per person (when using the fermented pumpkin in the soup I normally don’t mix it with maple syrup as it’s not needed)

– pumpkin seeds

DIRECTIONS:

1. Pre heat the oven to 190C
2. Peel and de-seed your pumpkin.
3. Cut your pumpkin into pieces and mix with 1 tablespoon with coconut oil and let it roast for about 40 min or until soft.
4. Add 1 tablespoon coconut oil to a pan and add first union and then all the other veg. When soft add the spices. Last add the roasted pumpkin.
5. Add the water and the stock powder. Let it simmer for about 5-10min.
6. Use a hand mixer and mix until smooth.
7. Serve  and top with a tablespoon of fermented pumpkin, grated vegan cheese and pumpkin seeds.

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Warm Uncooked Avocado Soup

Hi everyone!
This weeks recipe is a really nourishing soup and we’re not cooking any of the ingredients but the soup is going to be served warm!
I’m keeping everything fresh and raw, all the enzymes, vitamins and minerals will be just as nature intended and I’m mixing the vegetables with hot water, making the soup warm and toasty!
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This soup serves one person and I’m using half an avocado, fennel and celery (so good for detoxing bodies). I’m adding chilies to speed up the metabolism, ginger – really good anti inflammatory and loads of greens like rocket and parsley, 1/2 a freshly squeezed lime adds zing and vitamin C.

You need a blender for this soup.  I’m using the Nutribullet, the small container works well for this soup for one.

Warm Uncooked Avocado soup
Ingredients:

-1/2 avocado

– 150g cucumber

– 1 celery stick

– 70g fennel

– 1 tablespoon flat parsley fresh

– handful of rocket

– piece of ginger

– 1 tablespoon olive oil

– juice from 1/2 lime

– salt & pepper

– chilli flakes to taste

– 1/2 cup of hot water

Directions:
Add everything to a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve straight away.

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Vegetable Soup for Fussy Eaters

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Getting kids to eat a health-inducing warming soup is not always easy!
Especially if you got several kids who like really different types of foods and are fussy in different ways.
Add some food allergies into the mix and it’s easy to throw in the towel.
In this video I show you what I did to get my kids used to and later liking this healthy vegan vegetable soup.

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Warming Vegetable Soup
Ingredients
Serves 4

– 1 litre water

– 2 tablespoon gluten free vegetable stock powder

– 1 large or 3 small red onions

– 1 sweet potato

– 3 carrots

– 2 tomatoes

– 2 handfuls of kale

– 1-2 garlic cloves

– piece of ginger

– fresh herbs thyme and or rosemary

– 1/2 teaspoon turmeric

– 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

– black pepper

– olive oil

– fresh coriander for decoration

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Raw Warm Butternut Squash Soup

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This raw butternut squash soup is a perfect winter soup as you blend it with piping hot water and it’s both warm and raw.
I love raw soups, as you might have noticed, they are so incredible easy and quick to do, and quick to eat as well!
The perfect über healthy al desko lunch!

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Raw Butternut Squash Soup
Ingredients:
serves 2

– 2 cups butternut squash

– 2 celery sticks

– 1 tomato

– 1 1/2 cup hot water

– piece of ginger

– 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

– 1/4 teaspoon paprika

– salt & pepper

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Raw Fennel Soup

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This great tasting Raw Fennel Soup is full of goodness.
I love the taste of fennel and it comes with both anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, it’s high in antioxidants and great for the digestive system.
The beautiful avocado enhances beauty inside and out with its abundance of healthy oils, important Vitamin K and glutathione.

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Raw Fennel Soup
Ingredients:
serves 2

– 1 large fennel

– 3 tomatoes

– 1 garlic clove

– piece of cucumber

– 1/2 avocado

– 1 tablespoon lemon juice

– 1/2 teaspoon oregano

– salt and pepper

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Raw Warm Curried Carrot Soup

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This super delish raw curried soup is best served warm it’s also one of my all-time favorites!
Blend it with piping hot water and the goodness from the vegetables will still be intact.
As you know there is an annoying reason for my soup fixation, but I also really, really like soups.
It’s such a quick way to prepare a meal and the kids are also getting into it.
Result!
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Curried Carrot Soup
Ingredients:
serves 1-2

– 1 1/2 carrots

– 1 avocado

– 1 cup hot water

– 1 garlic clove

– piece of ginger

– 1/4 teaspoon chili powder

– 1/2 curry powder

– 1/4 teaspoon cumin

– salt and pepper

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Raw Tomato and Pine Nut Soup

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A good way to introduce some warmth to your raw food diet in the winter months is to blend your vegetables with hot water, as in this creamy tomato soup.
Since the vegetables have not been cooked all the enzymes vitamins and minerals are still intact.
This soup is filling thanks to the nutritious pine nuts and at the same time it reminds me of a sunny holiday in Italy
Hope you like it!

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Tomato and Pine Nut Soup
Ingredients:

– 375g tomatoes

– 1/2 cup pine nuts

– 3 celery sticks

– lemon juice

– 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes

-1 teaspoon oregano

– handful fresh basil

– salt and pepper

– 1 cup hot water

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Raw Orange, Beetroot and Ginger Soup

 

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This is a great little fresh nutritious-rich soup for one.
You actually only need the veg, the turmeric and cumin I add because they come with amazing health benefits and because it fits.
A lot of raw foods have oil or nuts in them making them quite calori-dense.
Not this one, so perfect if you need to prepare for the party season 🙂

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Serves 1

Ingredients:

– 1 orange

– 1 beetroot

– piece of ginger

– 1-2 spring onions

– 1/2 cup water or coconut water

– dash of cumin

– dash of turmeric

– salt & pepper

♥L

See more videos: Raw Chocolate and Zucchini dessert, Vitamin D-Boosted Marinated Mushroom, Spicy Autumn Salad, Kale Salad, Super detox Salad, Raw Broccoli and Pesto salad,
Cucumber and Avocado Soup, How to ferment Vegetables

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Video: Super Healthy Soup

Hi,

This super healthy soup is beyond easy to make and comes with many incredible health benefits!

 

Ingredients:

* 1 Cup Cooked lentils
* A couple of fresh Beet Roots
* 2 Mushrooms
* 1/2 cup Tomato Passata
* Raw Coconut Oil
* 1 Red Onion
* 1 Celery Stock
* 1 Leek
* 2 Garlic Cloves
* Fresh coriander
* Piece of Chili
* Piece of Ginger
* 1 teaspoon Turmeric
* Cinnamon
* Stock Powder
* Black Pepper
* 3 1/2 Cups of water

Enjoy!!