From our friend the Medical Medium
This soup is oh so creamy and dreamy. The potatoes add a
natural creaminess to the soup without the use of cream, butter, or milk, and
the broccoli adds some texture. Serve yourself up a big bowl of this soup when
you’re looking for a comforting, grounding meal.
Let’s take a look at how some of the key ingredients in this
“Cheddar” Broccoli Soup can offer healing support:
Potatoes: Abundant in amino acids that specifically inhibit viral
growth. Potatoes are high in glucose that provides substance to the liver, as
it’s precisely what the liver relies on to keep strong. It also helps build up
glycogen storage, the very resource that protects us against blood sugar
problems, weight gain, fatty liver, and dirty blood syndrome. Potatoes keep the
liver grounded and stable, giving us a good constitution. They’re also shunned
for being a nightshade, when in truth they have the ability to reverse many
varieties of chronic illness.
Broccoli: The “trunks” of broccoli are rich in sulfur compounds, which
are not researched to the extent needed—they’re more important than we realize.
These phytochemical sulfur compounds act as harmful gas to unfriendly bacteria
and other microorganisms inside the intestinal tract and also travel straight
to the liver, where they saturate liver tissue, allowing the liver’s immune
system to have a fighting chance at controlling pathogens.
3 cups diced potatoes
1 cup diced carrot
1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 teaspoon paprika
2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 cup water or Liver Rescue Broth (recipe on page 394 of Cleanse To Heal)
1 medium-sized head broccoli, chopped into bite-sized pieces (yields about 4
Add 3 inches of water to a medium-sized pot, bring it to a boil, and add a
steaming basket. Place the potatoes and carrots in the basket, cover, and steam
for 8 to 12 minutes, until soft.
When they’re ready, remove the potatoes and carrots and place them in a blender
together with the turmeric, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, lemon juice,
and water or Liver Rescue Broth. Blend until very smooth. Pour into a pot and
bring to a simmer.
To make the broccoli, steam it for 5 to 10 minutes, until tender yet not mushy;
you want the broccoli to hold up well in the soup. Stir it into the soup.
Divide the soup between bowls and serve.
*If you don’t like broccoli, you can use cauliflower or asparagus.