Most people don’t like winter time, but some enjoy it and say it their favorite time of the year because of all the snow, holidays, happiness, joy, tasty holiday food, hot chocolate drinks by the fire and many more.
Winter time is also the time when people lack vitamin D, get the fly and cold weather, and they indulge to the need of comfort foods.
In this article we will present to you a recipe for a tasty and creamy soup which can do wonders for your health and it will keep you warm too!
The ingredients are well known, it contains turmeric, apples and lentils which have many healing properties. Turmeric is known for its extremely potent anti-inflammatory abilities. Inflammation can cause many various diseases such as:
Inflammation can be causes by stress, and in today’s world everybody finds themselves in a stressful situation once in a while. Turmeric is the key ingredient in this recipe.
Apples are extremely healthy fruits and they are rich in antioxidants and they have a beneficiary effect against:
Lentils are very high in protein, magnesium and iron. Red lentils have better nutrients than the other kinds.
To prepare this soup you will need.
-2-3 cups of hot water
-2 apples, cored and grated
-1 teaspoon of salt
-teaspoon of cumin
-2 cups of red lentil
-1 teaspoon of coconut oil
-1/2 cup of coconut milk
-1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
-1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
Rinse the lentils with cold water and leave them to drain. Melt the coconut oil in a pot and sauté the onions until they get soft and begin to get a gold color.
Add the turmeric and apples and cook the mixture for 2 full minutes. Stir constantly and add the water with the lentils. Boil the mixture and close to pot and then simmer for 15 minutes.
For the final step add the coconut milk and spices and simmer until the lentils get soft. Add a cup of water if you like the soup to be thinner. And leave it to simmer for 2 hours.
Serve the soup warm and if you prefer garnish it with coconut shaving and pumpkin seeds.