Green Detox Soup

What about It

Aside from providing your body with a wide range of nutrients, this soup is loaded with fiber, and guess what? Fiber supports detoxification. Soluble fiber from fruits and vegetables protects and promotes proper movement through the GI tract, and it binds toxins in the bowel and improves elimination. Complimented with herbs and spices that are linked to the prevention and treatment of chronic illness such as cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's, and this soup is a real weapon.

Tip - Make a double batch and freeze the extra in jars for a grab and go lunch or get really daring and pour some of this soup over your soba noodles as a fresh take on pesto!

Ingredients

1 large head - broccoli, chopped
5 cloves - garlic
8-10oz - spinach
1.5 - lemons, juiced
1 large bunch - cilantro
1 can - cannellini or great northern beans, drained
2 t. - turmeric

olive oil
3.5 c. - water
1 - Rapunzel vegetable bouillon cube
sea salt and black pepper

Method

  1. In a large stockpot combine minced garlic, olive oil and salt; stir on medium heat for 1-2 minutes until the mixture becomes aromatic, then add in the chopped broccoli and stir for 5 more min.
  2. Toss in the spinach, stirring to combine all of the ingredients together until the leaves become wilted.
  3. Pour in drained beans, turmeric powder, lemon, cilantro, bouillon and water. Gently stir the mixture together and simmer for 15 min on low/medium heat.
  4. Remove the soup from the heat and blend everything together to enjoy.