My super green power soup

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This really is power in a bowl. With a high vitamin B and magnesium content, this soup really helps to control energy levels. It also has powerful antioxidant properties, making it a total winner and it’s totally delicious too.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

1 onion, roughly chopped

1 stick of celery, roughly chopped

5 cloves of garlic, crushed

2 tsp coconut oil

1 green chilli, seeds removed, roughly chopped

75 g broccoli, chopped into florets

75 g green beans, roughly chopped

75 g frozen peas (or fresh in the summer)

1 green courgette, roughly chopped

40 g spinach leaves

40 g watercress leaves

75 g curly kale

Parsley stalks

1 litre of vegetable stock

Salt and pepper

Method:

  • Heat the coconut oil in a pan. Once melted, add the onion, celery and garlic and soften for approximately 10 minutes (until cooked but not brown).
  • Add the stock along with the broccoli, green beans, peas, courgette and seasoning and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the kale and simmer for a further 2 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the spinach and mix through to just wilt the leaves.
  • Cool the soup slightly before blending in a liquidiser until smooth.
  • To serve, pour the soup back into a pan and bring up to temperature, checking the seasoning. Pour into soup bowls and enjoy!

* Take special care when liquidising the soup if it is still hot.

** Asparagus is a lovely addition to this soup when it’s in season.