YogaLean Recipe: Beth's Immunity Soup
Garlic is an immunity strengthener/saver. It has been called a natural antibiotic because it triggers bacteria and viruses and on its own has high levels of manganese, calcium, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin C, phosphorous, copper, potassium, selenium and tryptophan.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
4 to 6 cups vegetable or chicken broth
2 teaspoons olive oil
5 cloves garlic, crushed
Finely minced hot peppers (add as much as you like, depending on your heat preference)
1/2 teaspoon of cumin
1/4 cup cilantro
2-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes, juices included
Juice of one lemon
Brown rice (optional)
MAKE IT LEAN:
- In a stocpot, bring broth to a slow boil.
- In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute garlic and hot peppers and a dash of cumin.
- Add the cilantro, tomatoes, and lemon juice to the broth. Lower to a simmer and mix in the garlic, peppers, and remaining cumin.
- Add brown rice if you would like some added carbs.
- Garnish with avocado.