Working out and eating right but not seeing the scale move?
When the adrenals are stressed, our bodies do not properly metabolize food and life experiences.
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Simple soups incorporating healing vegetables and legumes can help to nourish the adrenal glands and jumpstart your metabolism by providing an easy-to-digest, low calorie, high fiber meal that also gently warms the spleen, our main organ of energetic transformation. Fiber sensitive? Leave out the beans substitute 1/2 cup of uncooked white organic rice (wash the rice at least 12 times).
Here is the recipe from our latest monthly workshop.
Adrenal Building Recipe Two
1/4 cup each of dry organic mung beans, white kidney beans and black beans.
1/2 tsp curry
1/8 tsp of anise seed crushed fine
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp of pink himalayan salt
1/4 cup combo
2 small turnips
1/2 bag of organic snow peas (about 3/4 cup fresh)
One small yellow onion.
Coconut oil (optional)
Discover more about coconut oil:
Soak 1/4 cup each of dry organic mung beans, white kidney beans, black beans overnight
In a slow cooker that has a quick cook setting, add beans and enough water to cover above the beans.
Add tsp of curry, 1/8 tsp of anise seed crushed, 1/8 tsp nutmeg, 1/8 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp garlic powder, 2 tsp of pink himalyan salt, cup of kombu.
Slow cook on the fast setting for two hours.
Dice two small turnips and bag of organic snow peas (about 1 cup fresh). Dice one small yellow onion.
In a skillet, add enough coconut oil to coat pan. Brown the yellow onion, then add small turnips and snow peas. Cook until golden.
Add the bean mixture and the turnip mixture to a pot and add 64 ounces of vegetable broth. Cook for 1 hour more.
Optional: add cilantro.
Serve with gluten free crackers or pretzels, and/or fresh salad.
For more winter soups, visit these 10 best Winter soups blog post from Postive Health Wellness.
Kay Hutchinson McNeill, CAMQ, CAMT