The 3-Day Soup Cleanse: Eat as Much Soup as You Want And Fight Inflammation, Belly Fat And Disease

It is of common knowledge in the community focused around healthy lifestyle that our body requires a good cleansing procedure every once in a while, in order to maintain a sharp immune system, perfect health and overall good organ functioning.

The importance of cleansing has been stressed in many of our previous articles, and while up until now we have mostly focused on fruit and vegetable cleansing methods, newly-conducted studies recently stumbled upon a highly efficient cleansing food, and we felt as if it was up to us to share it with everyone.

The Benefits of Soup Cleanse

There is no doubt that soups are some of the cleanest meals we can consume. They are a strong body-detoxifier and provide the body with beneficial nutrients and compounds. By consuming soups, we detoxify our overall organism and boost the performance of our organs, such as the liver, kidneys, gut, lungs, lymphatic system, and the last but not least -- our skin. Such liquid cleanses also enable the body to stack up on all the essential fatty and amino acids which alleviate digestion and stimulate the immunity.

Aside from all of the aforementioned benefits, soups also reduce inflammation, increase energy levels, prevent diseases, stimulate weight loss and help clear the skin.

There is a guided method on cleansing your body using soups, and the right one lasts from 1-3 days. You will have to take five to six soups per day, and if this is not enough, feel free to refill the bowl. One thing you should always keep in mind is the fact that you will get the best and healthiest soups only if you use the best products, such as fresh vegetables, spices and ingredients.

Without further ado, down below are several recipes to help you kick off the soup cleansing that will change your life, but before we begin, down below is a short list of a few things you can do to make better and healthier soups:

  • Prepare a great broth: Mix miso, bone, or vegetable broth
  • Add healing spices: Ginger, turmeric, cumin, garlic and cinnamon
  • Add greens and veggies: Spinach, leeks, zucchini, carrots, onions and kale
  • Add starchy vegetables: plantain, acorn squash, beets, sweet potatoes, butternut squash
  • Don’t forget the protein: Beans, nuts and lentils
  • Essentials: Coconut oil, olive oil, or avocado oil
  1. Broccoli Detox Soup

Ingredients you will need:

  • 2 tablespoons of Collagen
  • 2 tablespoons of Coconut Oil
  • 2.5 cups of Broccoli florets
  • 3 stalks of Celery
  • 1 finely diced Onion
  • 1 cup of Kale/Spinach
  • 2 finely chopped and peeled Carrots
  • 2 cups of vegetable or bone broth
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of Sea Salt
  • Juice of 1/2 a Lemon

Instructions:

Start off by heating the coconut oil in a pot, before adding the celery sticks, broccoli, onions and cooking and stirring the entire mixture for 5 minutes. Once done, blend the soup until it is even and thick.

2. Carrot Ginger Detox Soup

Ingredients you will need:

  • 2 tablespoons of Collagen or plain protein
  • 2 tablespoons of Coconut Oil
  • 3 tablespoons of grated fresh Ginger
  • 6 cups of Vegetable or Bone Broth
  • 2 peeled and chopped Onions
  • 2 pounds of chopped Carrots
  • Black Pepper, Sea Salt, and Onion Powder (to taste)
  • 1 cup of Coconut Milk
  • 3 chopped Garlic cloves

Instructions:

In a pan, combine the ginger, garlic, broth and carrots, and wait until it boils. Once done, let it simmer before adding the onions in a pan and adding the ghee. Add the broth mixture and onions in a blender together and make sure everything is thick and smooth. Add the seasonings, coconut oil and you are good to go.

3. Red Lentil Detox Soup

Ingredients you will need:

  • Coconut Cream for topping (optional)
  • Black Pepper and Sea Salt (to taste)
  • 1/4 cup of Coconut Oil, Ghee or Olive Oil
  • 2 large peeled and chopped Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 peeled and chopped Apple
  • 1 small chopped white Onion
  • 2 peeled and chopped large Carrots
  • 1/2 cup of rinsed Red Lentils
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Paprika
  • 4.5 cups of Vegetable or Bone Broth
  • 1-inch of peeled and minced fresh Ginger

Instructions:

Start off by warming up the oil on medium heat before adding the chopped carrots, apple, onion and sweet potatoes in the pot. Once done, make sure the apples and vegetables are cooked well and onions are crystalized. Then, add the ginger, cumin, paprika, broth, chili powder and lentils to the pot, and let the soup boil and simmer until everything softens (30 minutes).

After everything is prepared, put the mixture in a blender and blend until everything is thick. Once done, simmer the mixture again and add water if needed. At last, season it well and your healthy and delicious detoxifying soup is ready!

Source: dailyorganicrecipes.com 

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