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$1.34 per serving
Ready in 40 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 100%
Super Healthy Green Soup [vegan] is a soup that serves 4. For $1.34 per serving, this recipe covers 27% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 174 calories, 9g of protein, and 8g of fat. Head to the store and pick up salt & pepper, shallot, olive oil, and a few other things to make it today. 422 people were glad they tried this recipe. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Autumn. It is a good option if you're following a caveman, gluten free, primal, and vegan diet. Overall, this recipe earns an awesome spoonacular score of 100%. Similar recipes include Super Healthy Cabbage Soup (ZERO Weight Watchers Points!), Healthy Vegan Green Bean Casserole, and Healthy Green Bean Casserole (Vegan).
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Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.
Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.
Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).
If you don't have shallots, you can try substituting leek, onion, or green onion along with a clove of garlic. The flavor won't be the same, but it should do in a pinch.
Choose broccoli that is firm and does not have any yellow spots. Store your broccoli in your refrigerator's crisper and use within 3-5 days. The broccoli lesson in the academy has more information about selecting and storing broccoli.
Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.
If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.