Creamy Broccoli Soup [healthy]

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Creamy Broccoli Soup  [Low carb anti-inflammatory]

This creamy broccoli soup is both healthy and anti-inflammatory. The soup sits so well in the tummy, no bloating or discomfort.  It has a gentle spicy flavor and made creamy with avocado. It is dairy free, GMO free, grain free, gluten free and absolutely delicious.

Creamy Broccoli Soup [anti-inflammatory] It is dairy free, GMO free, grain free, gluten free and absolutely delicious.

Creamy Broccoli Soup  [anti-inflammatory]

Inflammation is being named as a base cause of many diseases – “Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and Parkinson’s disease may all be related to chronic inflammation in the body.”  (Source Dr. Axe)

Many foods that we eat can increase inflammation – this creamy broccoli soup is one awesome recipe to help combat inflammation. Quick and easy to make. Add this recipe to your low carb list along with our Low Carb Cottage Pie.

Creamy Broccoli Soup Ingredients

Creamy Broccoli Soup Ingredients

1 head of broccoli – roughly chopped – cut the hard layer from the stalk and chop the stalk up as well.

1 avocado (this is not added until the last step)

2-3 inches of leek chopped

2 tablespoons of Coconut Aminos

1 teaspoon of curry powder

2 tablespoons of chia seeds

Creamy Broccoli Soup Method

Half-fill a large saucepan with water, (the water should cover the ingredients – adjust as necessary) start heating the water as you add the ingredients.

Add the chia seeds first and stir well so that they don’t all clump together.

Add all the other ingredients except the avocado.

Cook until the broccoli is tender.

Turn the heat off.

Add the avocado.

Creamy Broccoli Soup Avocado

Using a stick blender, blend all these ingredients together.

Broccoli soup mixing (1)

Keep blending until it is smooth.

Now is the time to do a taste test.  This will depend on your family and their preferences. We like a little hot kick so I may add a little more curry or even a sprinkle of hot sauce.  This recipe is deliberately free from added salt.  If you get the other flavors right, you will not miss the salt.  The Coconut Aminos does contain salt, I use the barbecue one as it has the least salt.

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When you have the flavor that you like all you need to do is serve this healthy creamy broccoli soup for a treat that is anti-inflammatory and delicious, thick and creamy.

Creamy Broccoli Soup anti inflammatory
Creamy Broccoli Soup anti-inflammatory

Benefits of Broccoli

“It’s no coincidence that more than 300 research studies on broccoli have converged in one unique area of health science—the development of cancer—and its relationship to three metabolic problems in the body. Those three problems are (1) chronic inflammation (2) oxidative stress, and (3) inadequate detoxification.” (Source : The Worlds Healthiest Foods)

“These include significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, dietary fiber, folate, potassium, selenium, vitamin A,manganese, tryptophan, vitamin B6, and phosphorus. In terms of unique organic compounds, broccoli is a rich source of phytonutrient glucosinolates, flavonoids, and various other antioxidant compounds that boost our health in a major way!” (Source: Organic Facts )

Enjoy this healthy creamy broccoli soup and be looking for more anti-inflammatory recipes.

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