Haylie's Warrior Soup
It is all about sustaining energy throughout the day and this Warrior Soup packs some secret weapons! Leeks are allium veggies like garlic or onions, but they also pack a ton of fiber helping you maintain balanced blood sugar throughout the day. You also get doses of polyphenols ad vitamin K (responsible for delivering cellular energy).
¼ cup olive oil
2 cups chopped leeks (white and light green parts only, from about 2 medium leeks)
1 cup diced celery
2 tbls minced garlic
2 cups peeled, sliced carrots
2 cups peeled, diced sweet potatoes
2 cups fresh green beans, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 quarts organic, sugar-free vegetable stock
4 cups thinly sliced green cabbage
½ tsp black pepper
¼ cup chopped parsley leaves
2 tsp lemon juice
In a large stock pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the celery, leeks, garlic and a pinch of sea salt. Cook for about 7 minutes. Add the carrots, sweet potatoes, and green beans and cook for another 4 minutes.
Add the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add the cabbage and the black pepper. Cover and simmer for another 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Remove from heat; stir in the parsley and lemon juice. Season to taste with sea salt.