June 07, 2019 2 min read

"Oh-So-Creamy" - Health Boosting Soup

Some call it an appetizer, others call it comfort food. We just call it DELICIOUS! Hey there, creamy sweet potato soup with garlic and turmeric for that special kick.

Spice up your soup-game with this rich and creamy sweet-potato-soup that’s just packed with good stuff that will not only tickle your taste buds but will also give your health a big warm hug. Whipped up in only 10 minutes, this fun recipe has made it on our list of go-to favorites. (Pro Tip: Make a huge batch and freeze it portion-sized so you never run out of it).

Here’s why it’s so great:

Health Benefits:

Olive Oil:

Rich in healthy fats

Fights inflammation

Protects your heart


Turmeric:

Highly anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant 

Improves Brain Function

Naturally boosts your immune system

 

Garlic:

Naturally reduces blood pressure and improves cholesterol levels

Supports the body in detoxifying from heavy metals

Improves bone health

 

Sweet Potato:

Supports gut health

Excellent source of Vitamin C

Rich in antioxidants

 

Black Pepper:

Enhances turmeric absorption

Reduces inflammation

Rich in vitamins and minerals

Improves your immune function

Protects your blood vessels

 

How-To

Total Time: 30 Minutes
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

 

 

Ingredients (for 2 servings):

  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 6 medium sweet potatoes (4 cups cubed)
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 tbsp. ground turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley

 

Instructions:

  • Heat up olive oil and sauté the chopped garlic and onion for approximately 1 minute.
  • Add cubed sweet potato and sauté for another 5 minutes
  • Add water and ground turmeric and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 15 minutes until the sweet potatoes are fully cooked and tender and turn off the heat.
  • Use any blender to blend well until you get a thick and creamy texture. Feel free to add water or vegetable broth if you find it too thick.
  • Once you’ve reached the perfect consistency, season your soup with salt and black pepper, garnish with chopped parsley and enjoy

 

Now grab your spoon and dig in!

 

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