Vegan Soup


Ingredients
  • 500 gms baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 cup Cordyceps mushrooms
  • ¼ chopped onion
  • 5 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 celery stalk
  • ½ head broccoli florets
  • 2 cups chopped kale
  • 2 cm minced ginger root
  • ½ tsp pink Himalayan salt
  • 2 ½ cups water
Cooking Steps:
  1. Chopped onion, mince garlic cloves, chopped baby bella and cordyceps in halves, chopped celery, broccoli, kale in small pieces around 3 cm.
  2. In a big pot over medium high heat add a cup of water then add onion cook for 4 minutes add garlic cook for 1 minute, add ginger cook for 1 minute add baby bella, cordyceps, celery, broccoli, kale, season with salt, let it cook for 20 minutes.
  3. In a Vitamix blender add all the ingredient recently cooked add water blend ultil you get a smooth creamy consistency serve and enjoy.

Recipe note from the recipe creator, Melissa Wright:

“I know vegan and oil-free diet help to improve the immune system of a patient with cancer because is an alkaline diet, it also contains ginger that is an antiinflammatory root and if you use a Vitamix you get a smooth soup so the patient will be able to swallow the soup.”

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