5 Superfood Soup Recipes

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Getting healthy entails more than saying no to those donuts at your morning meeting and hitting the gym four days a week (although that helps). It also means making sure your diet is abundant in superfoods – Mother Nature’s powerhouse crops. And what better way to get those nutrient-packed ingredients than in a delicious, hearty soup?


By tossing fresh vegetables and legumes into a big pot and letting them simmer, you can nourish your body with healthy nutrients that have been linked to lowering your risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, blood pressure and high cholesterol. Bonus: Some of these foods may even boost your skin tone and act as a fountain of youth. So what’s not to love? Try these five tasty hot and cold soup recipes.

The Easiest Zero-Fat Carrot Soup on the Planet

The Easiest Zero-Fat Carrot Soup on the Planet\r\nBy Ellen Bass, M.D., and Sophia Khan, award-winning authors of the cookbook Students Go Gourmet: Simple Gourmet for Every Day\r\n

\r\nIngredients\r\n
2 (16-oz) bags of baby carrots\r\n
1 yellow onion, sliced\r\n
8 cups of water\r\n
2 tbsp garlic paste (or 3 cloves of garlic)\r\n
2 tbsp honey\r\n
1 tbsp curry powder\r\n

\r\nDirections\r\n
\r\nPlace all ingredients (except honey) in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium and cook until the carrots are soft, about 30 to 40 minutes, depending on the size of the carrots.\r\n

\r\nTurn off the heat. Add the honey. Let cool a bit. Use a blender or immersion blender to purée the soup. Can be served warm or cold.

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