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This Soup Is Filling, Low Calorie, and Perfect For a Detox

You might be thinking that there's no way a bright green bowl pureed veg can be filling and comforting enough for chilly weather, but this detox soup will prove you wrong. Clocking in well under 100 calories per serving, this warming, hefty soup is packed with flavour and detoxifying stars like vitamin A, vitamin C, and fibre. Ingredients like sweet potato and turnip fill you up, onion and garlic add spice, and superfoods kale and spinach make sure you stay feeling your best all Winter long. Blend up a batch and get ready to be pleasantly surprised.

Winter Weight-Loss Detox Soup

Adapted from Gillian McKeith

This Soup Is Filling, Low Calorie, and Perfect For a Detox

Ingredients

  1. 1 large onion, peeled and sliced
    1 clove of garlic, peeled and crushed
    1 turnip, peeled and chopped
    1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
    480 mL vegetable stock
    2 large courgettes, trimmed and cut into 1-cm pieces
    1 bunch of curly kale, rinsed and drained
    Handful of spinach leaves

Directions

  1. Saute the onion and garlic in a sauce pan with a little water or stock for 4 minutes. Add the turnip and sweet potato, and saute for a further 3 minutes.
  2. Add the rest of the stock, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the courgette and kale, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the spinach in at the end, and simmer for another minute.
  5. Pour the soup mixture into the blender or food processor, and blend till smooth.
  6. Return to the saucepan with heat on low, and add some freshly chopped curly parsley to garnish.

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