Start the new year with a healthy soup that will give you great skin. Winter blues? Gain a little? Dry winter skin? Try this simple soup recipe that not only is good for your skin also low in calories.
Easy winter veggies recipe soup has a blend of mustard, turnip, collard, and spinach. Low calories in every serving and loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, great for your skin during cold winter days! This trip to the market I got all I needed for this soup recipe at Trader Joe’s markets. I am sure you can find similar ingredients at your local Wholefoods. This soup takes less than 15 minutes to make. Fresh and not over cooked.
2 tablespoon canola oil or olive oil
2 cartons Organic Low sodium chicken broth(Trader Joe’s brand) or vegetable broth
1 /2 bag Trader Joe’s Southern Blend Greens
1 celery stalk
2 diced carrots
1 cup slice baby brown mushrooms
2 dry bay leafs
1 small diced onion
2 cloves of diced garlic
1 cup baby spinach
1 can of beans ( to your liking) I used chickpeas
dash of chili flakes to your taste
sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
optional: add butter potatoes(small yellow potatoes)
In a pot add oil at a medium heat, add diced carrots, onion and garlic. Cook until onions are translucent.
Add 4 cups broth(more if needed), thyme, bay leafs, beans,( rinse beans before adding to soup, most beans are loaded with sodium) mushrooms,celery, chili flakes and spices.
cook until carrots are tender than add all greens and cook for 3 minutes. Enjoy with a slices of toasted baguette.