This soup is pure, vibrant, delicious health in a bowl! If it were any healthier, it might be illegal in certain states. In fact, let’s just keep this between you and me.

Purpose

The purpose of this soup recipe is to warm your bones and provide a nourishing meal that is very easy on your digestive system. Loaded with Vitamin A and C, as well as antibacterial, viral, and fungal ingredients, this slightly spicy soup will greatly benefit your immune and circulatory systems.

It may just be the perfect winter soup!

(Photo Credit: Olga Vasiljeva)

Equipment Required
  • Medium Pot
  • Baking Pan or Dish
Ingredients
  • One medium sweet potato, baked until soft (1 cup sweet potato flesh)
  • 3 medium-large carrots, trimmed and chopped (1½ cups chopped carrots)
  • 2 cups plus 1 additional cup nondairy milk (plain and unsweetened)
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1¼ teaspoons sea salt
  • ¼ – ½ teaspoon ground cayenne (½ teaspoon will make it very spicy)
  • For serving: 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
Directions
  • Bake the sweet potato if you haven’t already done so. Remove the skin and set aside.
  • In a medium pot, place the carrots in 2 cups of the nondairy milk. Cover and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, until the carrots are tender. This should take about 20 minutes.
  • Place the sweet potato in a blender along with the carrots and milk. Add the additional 1 cup of milk and all of the remaining ingredients (except the cilantro). Blend well, until very smooth. Serve immediately, topped with cilantro.
Consumption
  • Great for lunch or dinner. Serves 4.

Tess Challis

Tess Challis is an author, vegan chef, and wellness coach. She is the co-founder of Get Waisted and can also be found on her Radiant Health Inner Wealth website. Tess's greatest passion is helping others achieve excellent health while eating the most delicious foods on the planet!

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