Clear Soup

This soup isn’t  going to blow your tastebuds off in a great way but, it is very, very good for you.

Makes 14 portions, have 1 portion with each snack for first 7 days of your healthy eating plan, This soup is a highly concentrated, cleansing drink rich in minerals. It is designed to help improve the working s of your digestive system as quickly as possible.

3.5 litres water

4 carrots roughly chopped

1/2 head of celery roughly chopped

1 medium onion quartered

2 cloves of garlic crushed

2 bay leaves

4 sprigs fresh thyme (or 1 tsp. dried)

4 whole cloves

6 black pepper corns

6 sprigs of parsley

Large handful of fresh leaf spinach coarsely shredded

Juice of 1 lemon

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Freshly ground black pepper to taste

2 lemon & ginger teabags (optional)

 

Method

Put all of the ingredients, except the lemon juice, mustard, black pepper & teabags, in a large saucepan, bring to the boil & simmer gently for 30 minutes.

 

Strain the liquid into a jug & throw the vegetables away.

Return the broth to the pan & stir in the remaining ingredients.

If using the teabags, leave them in pan to brew for about a minute then lift out & discard.

Store the soup in the fridge for 7 days, having one cup twice a day for a week.

The teabags are optional but do add a freshness to the taste, & ginger is good for the digestive system.