Carrot ginger soup with cashews (recipe!)

Carrot ginger soup with cashews: serves 4 2 T ghee 2 T fresh ginger, chopped 1 t fresh turmeric, chopped 2 t fenugreek seeds 1 t cumin seeds 1 t coriander powder 3/4 t mineral salt 1/4 c cashews 6 … Continue reading

Curried Carrot Ginger Soup

I’ve been in Breckenridge, CO for three days now and I forgot how much difference a few thousand feet in elevation makes, going from around 6,200 ft in Tahoe to just over 9,000 ft here.   It has been incredibly cold, dry, and windy the whole time.   We have humidifiers in every room!  Eating grounding, warming foods like this soup has definitely helped my body acclimate.

  • 7 medium carrots, chopped
  • 3 small golden beets, chopped
  • 2 T cinnamon ghee
  • 2 T fresh ginger, chopped
  • 1 t fenugreek seeds
  • 1 t cinnamon powder
  • 1 1/2 t cumin powder
  • 1 1/2 t coriander powder
  • 1 t turmeric powder
  • a few dashes nutmeg
  • 1/2 t mineral salt

Simmer the fenugreek seeds and ginger in ghee for a minute or so in a pot, and then add the rest of the spices.  When the aromas come up, add the carrot and beet.  Stir the veggies to coast them, and cover with water.  Bring to a boil and then simmer until they are soft.  Pour it all into a blender and blend until smooth.  Garnish with cilantro and enjoy!

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Whole Bowl of the Day

  • 1 c quinoa, rinsed
  • 1/2 c split mung beans
  • 3/4 c chopped golden beet
  • 1/3 c chopped carrot
  • 1 1/2 c chopped kale
  • 2 T ghee
  • 1 t turmeric powder
  • 1 t cumin powder
  • 1 t coriander powder
  • 1 t brown mustard seeds
  • 1/2 t cardamom powder
  • 1/2 t mineral salt
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 4 1/2 c water

Flavorful, fast, balanced, and super easy meal- I put everything except the kale in a rice cooker (or it could all go in a pot) until it was just about finished cooking (maybe 30 mins?) stirred in the kale, and let it continue cooking another 5 minutes before turning off the rice cooker.  Voila!

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Whole Bowl of the Day

  • Millet and quinoa with coconut oil and a dash of cardamom
  • Garbanzos with sesame oil, turmeric, cumin, coriander and sesame seed
  • Sweet potato, yam, carrot and butternut squash (!) with fresh ginger, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and a pinch of cardamom
  • Kale and cashews with fresh ginger and turmeric, cumin, fennel seed and mustard seed

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