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Whole30 Carrot Ginger Soup

Happy 2018! 2017 was a whirlwind, and the holidays were deliciously indulgent. And now… I’m on Whole30.

I decided to attempt Whole30 because I read It Starts with Food last year and absolutely loved it. Of all the books/documentaries I’ve watched on food, this one most closely aligned with my views. Melissa breaks down the science of food and your body (but not too science-y), the hormonal impact, and includes mindfulness and listening to your body.

Whole30 Carrot Ginger Soup | thefreshfind.comThe first 2 days of Whole30, I was really irritated. I was sick the week before, and I was not prepared with the proper groceries or inspirational recipes. My food was SUPER boring the first two days, and I didn’t think I was going to make it! However, I went to the grocery store and stocked up. I discovered coconut aminos (YUM), and some delicious recipes that I can’t wait to share!

The first week of the new year was freezing, so I made my typical Carrot Ginger soup – but added a zing of cumin, turmeric, and a healthy dollop of coconut CREAM. Oh yes, the full fat cream.

 

I also like to add Go Raw’s Sprouted Pumpkin Seeds because it adds a nice crunchy texture to the soup. A little more fat and nuttiness, I’m in!

This recipe is Whole30 approved, paleo, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan … am I forgetting anything??

I hope you enjoy this! I’d love to hear any recipes that you are making on Whole30!

Whole30 Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger soup with coconut cream - all whole30 approved, paleo, and vegan!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: The Fresh Find

Ingredients

  • 2 lb carrots
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne
  • Coconut Cream for topping
  • Sprouted Pumpkin Seeds for topping

Instructions

  • Chop garlic, ginger, onion and carrots.
  • In a large pot, sauté garlic, ginger and onion in avocado oil (or any fat) until fragrant, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add cumin, turmeric, cayenne, and carrots. Stir fry for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Fill the pot with water, just until the carrots are covered.
  • Bring to a boil, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Use a hand blender to blend it all together!
  • Serve with a dollop of coconut cream and sprouted nuts. (optional)

 

 

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