I’ve by no means understood why so many individuals cease consuming soup in the summertime. Sure, it’s sizzling, nevertheless it’s not like we cease consuming sizzling meals altogether for the season! What’s extra, since summer time is usually 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 ideal help for weight reduction. Fennel is usually referred to as the ‘flat abdomen’ vegetable, because it’s an ideal diuretic for the physique. You possibly can learn extra about this marvel ingredient in my e book Eat Lovely, which is filled with recent, seasonal recipes to assist you feel and look your finest. In case you’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 gentle and translucent. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and proceed to prepare dinner for an additional minute.
- Pour within the hen inventory and produce to the boil, then scale back the warmth and simmer for 25 minutes.
- Switch the soup to a meals processor and mix till clean. 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 slightly flaxseed oil drizzled over.
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