Immune Boost πŸ¦‹ Homemade Vegetable Soup

What a wonderful way to boost your immune system with good nutritious food. What you put into your body is in your control!!! You may feel that you have no control of our current situation but you can take control of your health!!! Start with a simple immune booster to feed your Family , your Gut and Immune health πŸ’•

If you have a cast iron pot in your cupboards then its time to bring it out – Why ? Well its a great way to take in some iron through these yummy delicious , nutritious ingredients while it cooks. Great way to increase your iron especially if your iron deficientπŸ€— You can make a big batch and freeze or you can keep in the fridge for at least 4-5 days . Crack some eggs in it while warming it up and you can have for breakfast or add some rice or quinoa to make it into a completely new meal.πŸ‘Œ

Quantity will depend on how many mouths you want to feed or how any meals you want to make out of it . I like to make up a big 5L potπŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ

Now lets get started πŸ‘πŸ»

All vegetables should be washed and pulses should be soaked for at least 24 hours , alternatively you can use tin pulses but you must rinse thoroughly.

2-4 Carrots

1-3 Turnips depending on size

1-3 Swedes depending on size

2-4 Potatoes depending on size

Bunch kale or silverbeet or both

3-6 Celery Stalks and leaves

1-2 sweet potaotes

1/2 – 1 Leek

1 large onion Or Three sticks of spring onion

Bunch of fresh sage and basil and nice handful of fresh rosemary

1 chopped up chilli – deseeded if you dont want it too hot

100-200g Mushrooms – if you can use reiki or shiitake or both

Bone broth- 1 Tablespoon of Nutri Organics Mushroom or vegetable broth powder if you cant get hold of this then use collagen or gelatin or eliminate if you cant get hold of it.

Cup or 2 of homemade stock or bought stock use vegetable or use dried vegetable stock like vegetables or Massals

2 – 4 Cloves of fresh Garlic – depends on size or how much you like garlic

Chop everything up chunky or small its up to you how you like it add to Pot and fill with water add a nice pinch of himillyan Salt or Celtic salt, nice pinch coursely ground pepper.

Bring to boil and simmer for about 30 mins then add: Pulses

1 cup of soaked split peas or Dahl 1 cup or can of lentils or Mung beans

Cook slowly for about an hour ensuring all the nutrients from all these lovely vegetables are released. It is ready when pulses are soft and no longer hard .

Serve with a nice drizzle or Extra virgin Olive oil or Truffle oil or Black sesame or combination of all three.

Finish of with some toasted pan fried sesame and Hemp seeds.

Enjoy with toasted Sour dough bread and Butter ( butyrate ) great for the gut and immunity !!!!! 😊😊😊😊😊😊

ENJOY Stay tuned for Number Three for stay at home tips πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹