Cream of Carrot Soup with Asparagus

Cream of Carrot Soup with Asparagus

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Asparagus season is here! Asparagus is rich in glutathione, an antioxidant found within our cells, which helps us to detoxify and fight cell-damaging free radicals. The avocado, also present in this recipe, helps the body boost glutathione production as well.

Recipe Servings: 2
Recipe Total Time: 25

Ingredients:

  • juice from 4 big carrots (around 1 cup of juice)
  • 1 avocado, peeled and pit removed
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. Celtic sea salt, divided
  • 4 asparagus spears, peeled and cut
  • 1 Tbs. fresh sweet peas
  • ½ red bell pepper, seeds removed and pepper chopped
  • pinch of Cayenne pepper or a small amount of fresh hot pepper to taste (optional)
  • 3 Tbs. fresh lemon juice

Marinate asparagus, peas and bell pepper in lemon juice mixed with ½ tsp. sea salt for 15-20 min. Meanwhile, combine carrot juice, avocado, thyme, oregano, and ½ tsp. salt in a high speed blender and blend until creamy. Pour into a bowl, add marinated vegetables, and serve.

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