Within this easy, delicious and very fresh soup, full of antioxidants is Mr. Leek.
The veggie belongs to the family of its allium cousins, onions and garlic. They are well identified to contain allicin, an organosulfur compound that play an important role in healthy cells.
Very low in calorie, they contain less than 20 per cup. They have also excellent nutrients like vitamins A, C, B that may increase mental function in people with mild cognitive impairment, minerals such as calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, potassium, sodium and more abound; ready to give your stressful life a much needed boost.
The combination of leek derived compounds will fight illnesses from viral or bacterial origins. It may even be able to decrease excess weight, water retention, inflammation, high blood pressure, and fungal infections.
Often included in the Mediterranean and European diet studies show that the vegetable helps to maintain and protect the cardio-vascular and immune system.
Receipt: soup for two
- Heat 4 big cups of water in a stainless steel skillet.
- Add 1 fine cut leek, 2 big and sliced potatoes and 1 cut carrot to the boiling water.
- Sprinkle sea salt and pepper. Always go easy with any salt.
- Reduce heat to medium.
- Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
- Spread cheese, organic yogurt and croutons on top.
Because the colors of the soup are so engaging, fresh and inviting, a well-chosen karmic bowl will definitely, tremendously add to the appeal.
Light the candles, put the flowers on the table, and open a great bottle of white wine!
Assortment of seasonal fruits with cake.