ginger carrot soup

Ginger Carrot Soup

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Ginger carrot soup is easy and delicious.  Cheap too!

This is a great seasonal soup for these cooler fall nights and SO easy! It is loaded with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and anti-oxidants.

Carrots are known for their Vitamin A (great for your eye health- helps prevent cataracts and macular degeneration), Vitamin K (helps your blood clot), Vitamin C (helps body repair wounds and maintain bones and teeth), and fiber (helps regulate bowel movements and keep you full longer).

Ginger destroys pathogens in the GI tract that could potentially develop into SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth).

Enjoy some warm, comforting ginger carrot soup!

 

Ginger Carrot Soup Ingredients:

1 cup yellow onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
4 cups veggie broth – DIY or purchased without natural flavors
1 1/2 lbs carrots, chopped
2 T  freshly grated ginger root
1 Tbsp fresh cilantro, as garnish

 

Directions:

1. Add onion, garlic, and 1/4 cup broth to a pot. Saute over medium heat until onions are translucent.
2. Add carrots and ginger. Cover with lid and cook for about 5 minutes.
3. Add the rest of the vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Then reduce to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
4. Add the mixture to a blender and puree until smooth.  Or use a stick blender.
5. Return to the pot and return to simmer.
6. Scoop into 4 soup bowls and garnish with cilantro.

If you want to go the extra mile, you can make a cashew cream sauce.

  1. Place 1/2 cup cashews in a bowl. Cover with water and soak for about 2 hours. Drain and rinse thoroughly.
  2. Place soaked cashews in the bowl of a food processor or blender with 1/2 cup water, some garlic, and salt. Puree until very, very smooth. Thin out with more water to desired consistency.

💜 Tracy
America’s Integrative and Virtual Nutritionist
Your plant-based expert, helping YOU restore YOUR health!

 

Recipe adapted from All Day Energy Diet Community Cookbook.

 

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 About Tracy Konoske, MS, RDN

meet_tracyFor the past 20 years, Tracy has served as a dietitian/nutritionist and educator to hundreds of patients throughout the US on their journeys to restoring health, and optimizing well being. 

Tracy has a passion for helping others heal, fueled by her own recovery from Chronic Neurological Lyme, Chronic Fatigue, Epstein Barr Virus, SIBO, and anxiety. 

Tracy says "I have the deepest respect and passion for the healing abilities of the human body.  Each day, I witness miracles when the body is provided optimal fuel:  a nutrient dense, whole, plant foods diet combined with any necessary lifestyle changes.  A talented teacher, known for explaining complex medical topics in plain English, Tracy will assist you in restoring your health and your freedom.  

Tracy helps people with chronic & mystery illness restore their health