Ginger Carrot and Cardamon Soup

With a chill in the air I get very excited to start making soups. Recently I had a great soup at an indian restaurant and it inspired me to create something similar on my own. Packed with fruit and veggies this soups is not only delicious but also gluten free, dairy free, paleo and vegan!

Ingredients-

14 Can Coconut Milk

28 oz Water

2 Pounds of Carrots cut in to large rounds

1 Apple Peeled and slices

5 Cardamon Seeds

1 Tbs Gram Masal Spice

1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Pepper

2 inch Ginger Piece Peeled and Slices

In a slow cooker a carrot, ginger and apple. Then add gram masala, salt, pepper and mix together. Then pour in coconut milk and water. Last add cardamon seeds, stir and place lid on top. Cook on low for 10 hours.  Remove cardamon seeds and place on side. Pure soup with a handheld food immerser or blender. Place cardamon sides back into soup and continue cooking for an addition hour. Serve hot with nuts and or dried unsweet coconut on top.

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Disappearing Pumpkin Soup

Everyone knows I love pumpkin. Well I have to admit both my boyfriend and Dad are not big fans. I was determined to make something pumpkin for dinner but I knew I had a hard group to please. Well this soup has the title for a reason, it was gone in less then 15 minutes. It truly is out of this world. I promise it won’t disappoint.

Ingredients:

2 Cups Pumpkin ( I prefer my fresh or frozen from my Pumpkin Breakdown recipe but can pumpkin would work)

1 Peeled and Chopped Apple

3 Cups Vegetarian Broth

1/2 Tbsp Pumpkin Spice

1 tsp Tyme

1 tsp Rosemary

2 tsp Salt

2 tsp Sugar

1 Tbsp Oil

1/4 Cup Heavy Cream

1/2 Cup Skim Milk

Start by placing the onion and oil in the slow cooker on high for 20 minutes. Then add all remaining ingredients and cook on low for at least 8 hours. Taste and adjust seasoning as you would like. Pour the whole mixture into a pot and pure with an immersion blender. Then heat soup and serve hot. This soup is great to make the day before and leave in the fridge until the next day. Just heat and serve.

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