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Turmeric Spiced Pumpkin & Apple Soup

by Aunt Maggie ( Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Paleo, Recipe, Vegan ) | No Comments
Turmeric Spiced Pumpkin & Apple Soup
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Extensive studies have found that Turmeric may be the most effective natural antibiotic in existence. Why? Because it has shown to:

  • improve digestion
  • fight bad bacteria in the GUT whilst increasing good bacteria
  • clean the colon systems which keeps everything moving along healthily
  • boost antioxidant levels
  • decrease inflammation around the body
  • modulate the immune cells
  • enhances the body’s natural antibody responses

Since oxidative stress and inflammation often go hand in hand with bacterial infections, and as turmeric is proven to be an established anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory, this makes it an ideal candidate to use in combination therapies against bacterial pathogens of humans.

Info and Recipe thanks to Golden Grind

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 heaped Tbls of Turmeric Chilli Blend
  • 1 Butternut Pumpkin
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 Brown Onion
  • 1 Sweet potato (option)
  • 2 Granny Smith Apples
  • 1/4 Cauliflower (optional for extra veg)
  • 1-2 Tsp Chinese All Spice
  • 1-2 Tsp Cumin powder
  • 2 Cubes of Stock (Veg or Chicken)
  • Freshly grated Ginger or substituted for ground Ginger powder
  • 2-4 cups of water

METHOD

  1. In a deep oven-proof dish, place all roughly chopped & peeled Vegetables, Garlic & onion. Cover with a drizzle of EVOO, coat with all spices & garnish
  2. with Himalayan salt & cracked pepper
  3. Cover with lid & bake for approx. 45 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
  4. Cool slightly. Add 2 stock cubes, water & blend in portions or with a hand-held blender!
  5. Reheat to desired temperature & top with some crunchy bits & shredded coconut