spinach soup – great for flu season read the healing properties found in this yummy soup

I wanted to share a yummy recipe with you all that I make all the time !! GREAT for flu season , to  replenish or to  boost your  immune  system  !!! I have been playing around  in my kitchen with some recipes that heal and feed the body  ( lots more recipes to come ).. read the healing properties of this soup that I have broken down for everyone !! You will be living on it like I do !! ENJOY !!! 

SPINACH SOUP

2 &1/2 bags of organic spinach

1 organic onion chopped

2 organic white potatoes chopped

 4 cups of organic vegetable broth ( or 2 cups of chicken broth and 2 cups of

vegetable broth )

1 tablespoon of Himalayan sea salt

5 large cloves of organic garlic

2 tablespoons of earth balance butter spread or organic butter

3 table spoons of Organic brown  rice flour

1&1/2 cup of almond or rice milk

1/2 cup of silk soy creamer

( If u drink dairy then use organic  milk and cream )

 1/2 teaspoon or more of white pepper

bring broth , onion , salt and potatoes to a boil, simmering until potatoes are

soft 

Remove from heat add spinach and garlic

In a saucepan mix butter and flour together and add to broth

Add white pepper

Blend and serve

 HEALING PROPERTIES OF FOOD FOUND IN  THIS SOUP –

HIMALAYAN SEA SALT – http://products.mercola.com/himalayan-salt/ check out this lists all the healing benefits of this amazing salt .

SPINACH  – anti cancer , treats nerve damage , helps prevent birth defects from the high content of foliate , protects against cell mutation ,  calcium and magnesium  which helps build strong bones and teeth and lowers blood pressure  , alkaline food, good for the lymphatic , urinary and digestive system , has a laxative effect and is great for easing constipation . cleanses the body of toxins, blood builder ,, helps with night blindness and is a diuretic .

ONION – Lowers blood pressure  and cholesterol ,cure for the common cold ,

GARLIC –  promotes circulation ,anti viral , anti fungal, gets rid of worms , bad bacteria and yeast , eliminates toxins from the body , Helps eliminate infections , protects from heart disease , lowers blood sugar ( good for people with diabetes ) , immune system enhancer , , anti cancer , removes heavy metals and free-radical , anti aging agent and  antioxidant .

POTATO – High in vitamin C an potassium  , it’s strongly alkaline , helps maintain fluid balance and regulate blood pressure and heart function  and help fight infection

*Original recipe from the moosewood cookbook – by mollie Katzen

Healing with whole foods –Pitchford

Foods that heal – Jeneon

Dietary wellness – Balch

Mercola.com

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