Surprisingly, there are not a lot of soups that are vegan. Whether it’s an animal meat, dairy, or cheese, we always seem to want to add something that makes it a non-vegan choice. However, in this cream of broccoli soup recipe we have managed to create a completely vegan soup that’s bound to satisfy the carnivores in your family.

Purpose

The purpose of this recipe is to create a traditional favourite, cream of broccoli, without the various sources of dairy.

Full of antibacterial, viral, and fungal ingredients, this recipe delivers plenty of vitamin C and K as well as calcium,manganese, and phosphorous.

Equipment Required

  • Large saucepan
  • Good quality blender
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups raw cashews (soaked for 1 hour, and drained)
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 head of broccoli, chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground mustard
  • 3 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp vegan worcestershire sauce
  • 4 cups of water
  • Ground black pepper to taste
Directions
  • Steam broccoli until tender and set aside.
  • In large saucepan over medium heat, add coconut oil and onions. Cook until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook for another minute, being careful not to burn.
  • Add cumin, sea salt, mustard, black pepper, and cook for less than a minute.
  • Add broccoli and remove from heat.
  • In a blender, add half the soaked cashews, 1/2 the broccoli mixture, and 2 cups of water.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour blended soup into large soup pot and blend remaining cashews, broccoli, and 2 more cups of water.
  • Blend until smooth, and pour into pot again.
  • Heat over low heat and add lemon and worcestershire sauce.
  • Add water for desired consistency, and season according to taste.
Consumption
  • Makes a great light lunch with a side salad or raw veggies.
Derek Henry

Derek Henry

Derek Henry, Founder of Healing the Body and the THRIVE Lifestyle Academy, used nutrition, natural remedies, and a holistic lifestyle to naturally unravel 13 chronic disease conditions that conventional or alternative medical professionals couldn't help him resolve. As a result of this one-in-a-million health transformation and the knowledge acquired in the process, he is now happier and healthier than he has ever been and now educates, coaches, and inspires thousands of others to transform their health through a natural and holistic approach. To date, he has helped his THRIVE participants heal over 20 different chronic disease conditions, primarily through healing the digestive and immune systems.

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