I’ve by no means understood why so many individuals cease consuming soup in the summertime. Sure, it’s sizzling, however it’s not like we cease consuming sizzling meals altogether for the season! What’s extra, since summer season generally is a time for over-indulgence and holidays, typically a detoxifying soup is the proper resolution once you’re feeling bloated or uncomfortable. I at all times make a giant batch of this and freeze what I don’t eat, it’s tremendous filling so it’s additionally an excellent help for weight reduction. Fennel is usually known as the ‘flat abdomen’ vegetable, because it’s an excellent diuretic for the physique. You may learn extra about this surprise ingredient in my guide Eat Lovely, which is full of contemporary, seasonal recipes to assist you feel and look your finest. If you happen to’re on the hunt for a debloating (and actually tasty) meal, check out my fennel and celery soup recipe.
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Fennel & Celery Soup Recipe
85 energy per serving
- Warmth the coconut oil in a big saucepan over a medium warmth. Add the garlic, shallots, fennel, celery and thyme and prepare dinner for about 5 minutes or till the greens are tender and translucent. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and proceed to prepare dinner for an additional minute.
- Pour within the rooster inventory and convey to the boil, then scale back the warmth and simmer for 25 minutes.
- Switch the soup to a meals processor and mix till easy. Alternatively, use a stick blender to whizz the combination within the pan. Add the lemon juice.
- Serve the soup garnished with the reserved fennel fronds and with a bit of flaxseed oil drizzled over.
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