The New Green Detox Soup for Weight Loss

Registered dietitan Ashley Koff modified the popular green detox soup and 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.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsp diced onion
  • 3 cups broccoli
  • 1/2 lb spinach leaves
  • 2 parsnips, peeled, cored, chopped
  • 2 ribs of celery, trimmed, chopped
  • 1 handful fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • fresh water, as needed
  • sea salt, to taste
  • ground pepper, to taste
  • lemon or lime juice
  • 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

Directions

1. Fry the garlic and onions in a stockpot.

 

2. Add water and chopped ingredients to pot.

 

3. Boil until soft.

 

4. Pour into a blender to blend together or use an immersion blender in the pot.

 

5. 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.