Alkaline Diet Recipe - Raw Spinach Soup
Raw spinach soup is a nourishing and delicious way to fuel your body with alkaline foods and promote acid alkaline balance. This recipe incorporates nutrient-dense ingredients like avocado, cucumbers, and fresh raw spinach to help promote an alkaline state in the body. The inclusion of garlic and garam masala or curry powder can offer added health benefits, such as reducing inflammation and boosting immune function. With its refreshing flavour and easy preparation, this raw spinach soup is a fantastic addition to any healthy eating plan focused on pH balance alkaline foods.
It's easy to make and you can just leave out any ingredients you aren't keen on. If you've never tried a raw soup it's a great way to get fresh, nutritious food in when short on time. Blended soups are easy on the digestive system and perfect for detoxing and balancing your pH.
Ingredients – Serves 4
1 cup water
1 cup fresh, raw spinach (add more to taste)
2 green onions
1 clove garlic
1/3 red capsicum
1 tsp sea salt (adjust to taste)
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice (adjust to taste), use lemon if no lime available
¼ tsp garam masala or ¼ tsp curry powder (adjust to taste)
Blend ½ cup of water and the avocado in a blender.
Then add the rest of the ingredients one at a time, blending to desired thickness and thinning with remaining water if desired.
This soup may be served cold or warm. To warm, gently and carefully heat on the stove over a low heat. Warm the soup only until you can hold your finger in it without having to pull it out (not over 118 degrees F or 46 degrees C if following a raw food diet).
If you'd like more Alkaline Meal Recipes see the 7-Day Alkaline Meal Plan pdf. This meal plan is designed to promote an alkaline state in the body, which can have a range of benefits such as increased energy, improved digestion, and reduced inflammation.
If you're following our Metabolic Balance plan you can use your combination of vegetables and add one of your proteins like sprouts, tofu, goats cheese or just eat your protein on the side.