GREEN DETOX SOUP
Here is a Dash Diet green detox soup with added healthy add-ons like plant-based protein, healthy fats, and antioxidants for a soup you can enjoy multiple times a day without worrying about your waistline. It’s not always easy getting your daily intake of vegetables into your diet and there are so many benefits to having all your vegetables and nutrients blended into one meal. This soup has a high amount of potassium, iron and calcium and is wonderful for cleansing your digestive system and flushing out your toxins.
- 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
- 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
- 2 tbsp diced onion
- 3 cups broccoli
- 1/4 lb spinach leaves
- 1/4 cup of Green Bell Pepper
- 2 parsnips, peeled, cored, chopped
- 2 ribs of celery, trimmed, chopped
- 1 handful fresh parsley, roughly chopped
- fresh water, as needed
- Chia Seeds
- ground pepper, to taste
- lemon or lime juice
Add On Examples
2 tbsp plant-based protein per serving like cashews, lentils, hemp seeds, or almonds
1/2 cup frozen berries, chopped sweet potato chunks, or chopped carrots per serving.
Fry the garlic and onions in a stockpot and add water and chopped ingredients to pot. Boil until soft. Pour into a blender to blend together or use an immersion blender in the pot.
Ladle soup into bowls and add 2 tablespoons of a plant-based protein, like cashews, lentils, hemp seeds, or almonds, and a half-cup of color, like frozen berries, chopped sweet potato chunks, or chopped carrots to each serving.