Soups as one of the cleanest meals are the best choice if you want to cleanse your organism. Soups are a pure detoxifier and they will help your body produce and keep many significant nutrients and compounds that do it good.
If you decide to detoxify your organism, you will boost the performance of your liver, gut, kidneys, lymphatic system, lungs, and also your skin. With the help of the soup cleanse, your body will acquire all the necessary spices, fatty acids and amino acids necessary for alleviating digestion and stimulating the immunity. Soups are full of fiber, so they are an excellent source of energy and can help you keep in balance your weight and control the blood sugar.
There are many benefits soup cleanses can provide to you, including reduced inflammation, increased energy levels, disease prevention, cell rejuvenation, weight loss, and lest but not least – clear skin.
How to do it right
A proper soup cleanse last from 1 to 3 days. In the first phase it lasts one day, and in a month later the time increases to three days.
During the cleanse you’ll need to consume five to six soups per day and if this is not enough, you can always refill the bowl.
Only prepare vegetable soups that contain various types of healthy products that will give your body the energy necessary to operate properly. To make it even healthier add some healing spices and nutrient-rich broths.
It is also very important to stay hydrated at all times. Water is very good since it removes the toxins and extra water stuck in the body, so you will start to feel more flexible, agile and upbeat. The amount of water you need to consume on a daily basis is around half of your weight in ounces of water each day.
To stay organized and ready at all times it is best to prepare the soup a few days in advance.
Preparing your Detox Soup Recipes
The recipe book is filled with healthy and regenerating soups, and all of them are rich in flavor and healthy qualities.
First you’ll need to prepare the broth, whether it’s miso, bone broth, or vegetable broth. Add some healing spices to the broth such as turmeric, ginger, cumin, garlic, cinnamon, etc. Afterwards it’s the turn of the greens and veggies, such as kale, spinach, zucchini, leeks, onion, carrots, etc. and when you’re preparing these soups, starchy vegetables are always a great option. You can add sweet potato, plantain, acorn squash, butternut squash, parsnips, beets and others. The protein aspect is a great part of this cleanse so don’t forget to add beans, lentils and nuts.
You can also add healthy fats to your soup, including coconut oil, olive oil, avocado, ghee, avocado oil. These ingredients will help your body to intake and process the healthy properties of all vegetables.
Here you can find three great detox soup recipes that will serve you amazingly:
1. Broccoli Detox Soup
- 5 cups broccoli florets
- 3 celery stalks, finely diced
- 1 onion, finely diced
- 1 cup kale or spinach
- 2 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
- 2 cups vegetable or bone broth
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- Juice of ½ lemon
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons collagen (optional)
Start the preparation of the soup by heating the coconut oil in a pot, and then just add the onion, celery sticks, and broccoli. Cook and stir occasionally for 5 minutes and then add the broth. Leave the soup to boil and finally let it simmer for 5 minutes, until all the ingredients are soft. When this is done just blend the soup until it is even and thick and it’s ready for the cleansing to begin.
2. Carrot Ginger Detox Soup Recipe
- 2 pounds carrots, chopped
- 2 onions, peeled and chopped
- 6 cups bone or vegetable broth
- 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
- 3 garlic cloves, chopped
- 1 cup coconut milk
- Sea salt, black pepper and onion powder to taste
- 2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons plain protein or collagen powder (optional)
First put the carrots, broth, ginger and garlic in a pot, bring it to boil and then let it simmer. Next step is to sauté the onions in a pan, add ghee and proceed until everything is caramel-like. Put the broth mixture and the onions in a blender and blend until everything is smooth and thick. Finish the soup by adding the coconut milk and the seasonings and stiring well.
3. Red Lentil Detox Soup
- ¼ cup coconut oil, olive oil, or ghee
- 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
- 1 apple, peeled and chopped
- 1 small white onion, chopped
- 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
- ½ cup red lentils, rinsed
- ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- ½ teaspoon chili powder
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- 5 cups bone or vegetable broth
- 1-inch fresh ginger, peeled and minced
- Sea salt and black pepper to taste
- Coconut cream for topping, optional
First, in a pot warm up the oil on medium heat and add the chopped sweet potatoes, carrots, apple, and onion. Cook the apples and the vegetables until the onions are crystalized, approximately about 10 minutes. Then add the lentils, ginger, cumin, chili powder, paprika, and broth into the pot and leave the soup boil and then just simmer until everything softens for about half an hour. When this is done, blend the soup in a blender until it is even and thick and pour it back in the pot. Let it simmer again and add some water if necessary. As a final step, season it well and finish with coconut cream to taste.