Cream of Broccoli Soup

Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like broccoli decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and overall mortality. It may also promote a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, oestrogen metabolism and overall lower weight. Broccoli is a great source of vitamins K and C, a good source of folate (folic acid) and also provides potassium, fibre. Vitamin C – builds collagen, which forms body tissue and bone,…

Curried Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 1kg sweet potato1 cup celery1 tomato diced1 carrot, diced1 long red chilli finely diced1.5L of vegetable stock1 cup fresh cannellini or borlotti beans (hydrate overnight) or organic tinned beans1 cup kidney beans1 cup of lentils, pre-soaked for 1 hour or tinned2 tsp of fresh ginger1 tsp of cumin powder1  tsp  or  coriander  powder½ a cup parsley or coriander leavesSea salt and pepper Instructions:Peel the sweet potato and cut into small cubes. Add it to boiling stock and bring to the boil. Add lentil, celery, carrot and tomatoes.Simmer for 15…