Soups for Summer and Winter !


If you live in the Northern Hemisphere you may like this summer soup
It's just right for warmer days, with a combination of
avocado, cucumber and green onion, your soup bowl will be packed full of good nutrients
Avocado and Cucumber Soup

Serves Four
12 oz. (English) cucumber, peeled, cut into 4 pieces
2 Fresh California / Hass Avocados, peeled, seeded, quartered
(Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages 8 ounces.
If using smaller or larger avocados, adjust the quantity accordingly.)
1 oz. green onion, cut into large pieces
2 cloves garlic, peeled
2 Tbsp. cilantro leaves, plus extra for garnish
4 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 cup plain yogurt, plus extra for garnish
1 cup cold water or cold vegetable stock
1 cup ice cubes
Recipe instructions
can be seen here

For those who live in the Southern Hemisphere you may like this winter soup.
It's just right for the cooler winter months, so lovely and warming
Parsnip and Cauliflower Soup

Serves Four
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 leek, sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp ground cumin
2 parsnips, chopped
1-2 cups vegetable stock/broth
1 medium or ½ large cauliflower head
For the Roasted Parsnip Toppers
1-2 parsnips, thinly sliced
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
Recipe instructions
can be seen here

If you should need help with measurement equivalents look here

We bring a variety of recipe ideas to this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter. If you have any concerns about your health it is always advisable to consult your Doctor or health care team.

All the best Jan

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