Carrot & Leek Soup

This is an ideal soup to enjoy when cleansing or after a big night.   Carrots are rich in soluble fibre used as a fuel source for helpful bacteria.  The by product butyrate improves the colon wall reducing inflammation and bowel cancer risk.  Rich in Vitamin A carrots also supports immunity and the lining of all tissues.
Leeks also encourage healthy liver detoxification.

Ingredients

4 cups of hot water

2 cubes of swiss nature organic vegetable stock cubes or if not available massell brand

1 clove garlic minced

2 leeks white part, halved & well washed then sliced

Creamy Leek & Carrot Soup

6-8 carrots, peeled & chopped

½ bunch of fresh thyme

½ bunch of fresh parsley

Method

Put all ingredients into pot with lid, and boil until soft.

Simply serve as is or blend if you prefer a smooth texture as below.

Allow to cool, draining and reserving liquid.

Remove herbs & blend vegetables with enough liquid to form smooth soup puree. Warm gently or enjoy cold for a meal or whenever hungry.

 Serving Suggestions Carrot & leek soup

Add a  dob of natural yoghurt

Or blend some milk into soup for a creamy soup and/or

Sprinkle with chopped nuts, some dukkah (nut, seed & spice mix) or toasted sesame seeds on top.

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