Healing Vegetable & Beef Soup
I believe firmly in the healing power of food! If you’re feeling under the weather or are looking for a healing anti-inflammatory soup, you’ll love this recipe! It’s packed with garlic, which is anti-inflammatory, full of antioxidants and vitamins, and it acts like a natural antibiotic. Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant best known for fighting inflammation. According to Anya Guy, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, “Turmeric has natural anti-inflammatory compounds called curcuminoids, and these curcuminoids have been associated with a positive effect on various diseases.” Onions are rich in antioxidants, in particular Quercetin, which is a powerful anti-inflammatory compound that helps your body fight free radical damage. Onions also support your digestion because they are rich in inulin, a prebiotic-like fiber.
Gluten Free | Paleo | Anti-Inflammatory | Low Histamine | Low Oxilates
Healing Soup Ingredients:
- Optional: 1 lb of ground, grass-fed beef or shredded hormone / antibiotic-free chicken
- 8 cups of bone broth
- 1-2 cups each of chopped carrots and celery
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic, diced
- 1 tbsp Herbs de Provence
- 1/2 tbsp sea salt
- 1/2 tsp of white pepper
- 1/2 tbsp of onion powder
- 1 tbsp of garlic powder
- 1 tbsp of basil
- 1/2 tsp of sage
- 1/2 tsp of turmeric
If you’re adding protein, season the beef until brown and add all ingredients to a soup pot or crockpot. I prefer to put all the ingredients in a crockpot for 6-10 hours on low for a richer flavor.
This recipe can also be done in an Instant Pot on the soup setting on high for about 10 minutes or in a stockpot on the stove for 15-20 minutes.
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