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Super Green Soup

You spring clean your house, and maybe even your life – so why not your body? This tasty super green soup is healthy, quick and easy.

Packed with leafy greens and fiber-loaded beans, it provides plenty of nutritional benefits without weighing you down – a perfect preparation tool for the return of warmer weather. Remember to use organic ingredients!

Ingredients:

2 cups of chopped kale
2 cups of chopped chard
2 cups of chopped spinach
1 can of beans (your favorite), rinsed and drained
4 cloves of fresh garlic
1 cup chopped onion
1 – 2 medium carrots, chopped
1 – 2 stalks of celery, chopped
1 med potato, cubed
1 Tbsp chopped cilantro (optional)
6 cups of vegetable broth
4 cups of water
Salt and pepper to taste
Parsely or dill to sprinkle on top

Directions:

Combine the broth, water, garlic, onion, carrots, potato and celery in a large pot. Bring to a boil and then cover, reduce to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes.

Add kale and beans and cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the kale has wilted.

Remove from heat and add spinach, cilantro, salt and pepper. Stir well and allow to cool about 5 minutes.

Puree with a blender or food processor. Serve warm, garnished with parsley or dill on top.