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Ayurvedic Spinach-Mung Detox Soup [Vegan]

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We all know how stress can take the life out of us! This is the time to slow down, take time to rest, enjoy nature, and savor warm, soothing soups! The combination of mung beans and spinach makes this dish not only protein-rich but also a nutritiously dense, balanced meal. When we eat according to our body constitution and in tune with the changing seasons, the natural outcome is detoxification and feeling healthier.

Spinach-Mung Detox Soup

Calories

285

Serves

2-3

Ingredients

  • 1-2 teaspoon unrefined sesame oil or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon date paste
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • A pinch of red chili flakes (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1-2 teaspoons lemon/lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons nut paste (pumpkin seeds and walnuts)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 cup chopped leeks or onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup cooked yellow split mung beans
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped spinach
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 2-4 cups water or vegetable broth

Preparation

  1. Take a stock pot, add the oil and saute the chopped veggies along with all the seasonings except spinach. Sauté for 5-10 minutes. Now, add the spinach and water to the mixture. Sauté for few more minutes. At the end add the mung beans and simmer until everything is well incorporated.
  2. Blend to a soup like consistency. When ready to serve, garnish with parsley and tomatoes. Small cubed avocados go well with this soup.

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Akshata Sheelvant is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant. She is the founder of an Ayurvedic vegan website called JeevaLifestyle.  Akshata is passionate about enabling and empowering individuals to eat to their unique body constitution by incorporating Ayurvedic wisdom combined with Western practicality. She strongly believes that the principle of balance and moderation are key to living a healthy salubrious lifestyle.  She regularly shares Ayurvedic articles, dosha-specific recipes, and vegan news on JeevaLifestyle facebook page. Her personal knowledge on Ayurveda is shared onTwitter and she invites you to savor her recipe collage on Pinterest.


 

 

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Angela Kirschbaum Lammers
1 Years Ago

Amy


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Karrie Scribner
1 Years Ago

Yum


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Karen Giannetti Vanek
1 Years Ago

I could sure use some detox soup after yesterday's thanksgiving meal! :)


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Unnati Bhatt
1 Years Ago

Janki Bhimjiyani


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Meredith Thompson
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Holly NB
1 Years Ago

Heather Waxman


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Tina Taylor Mullins
1 Years Ago

Amanda, this looks yummy, something new for your bad days??


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Terry Henderson
1 Years Ago

mung is just a bad name for a soup...


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Susan Solleder
25 Nov 2016

They are using mung beans in the soup thus the name. :)

Kassidy Sativa
1 Years Ago

This looks soooo good!


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Ash Ash
1 Years Ago

Mala Naidu


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