Adrenal Boost Recipe 2

March 12, 2016 7:45 am

14recipehealth-superJumboHolding on to extra weight and feeling sluggish or tired?

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)
Cilantro (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.

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Kay is the founder of Aiki Healing, a practice of medical qi gong dedicated to increasing the energy and well being of clients across the body, mind and spiritual levels. Email or call her today for a personalized consultation or bliss bodywork session. 512-468-6588