The 3-Day Soup Cleanse: Eat as Much Soup as You Want and Fight Inflammation, Belly Fat and Disease
Proper body cleansing is crucial for our body to function without obstructions.
That’s why people seek various cleansing methods, in order to flush the body toxins, clear the skin, refresh the body organs and keep a youthful appearance.
Even though there are hundreds of cleansing methods, only one works the best – cleansing with organic juices. These juices provide the body with the needed minerals and vitamins.
Moreover, fruits and vegetables contain antioxidant compounds that help the skin to regenerate and wipe out aging.
But, these juices come with a warning:
Their high amount of natural sugars can lead to hypertension, hormonal disruption and obesity. If you suffer from hormonal imbalance and/or anxiety, this is not the best cleanse for you.
You should keep in mind that you must use organic ingredients and that once you start, the fiber production is something to check in with regularly as well.
Benefits of a Soup Cleanse
Soups are one of the best and healthiest dishes. They detoxify your body and provide it with the needed nutrients.
Detoxification boosts the performance of your liver, gut, kidneys, lymphatic system, lungs, and finally, skin.
Soups also provide your body with the all the necessary spices, fatty acids and amino acids which alleviate digestion and stimulate the immunity.
They are rich in fiber and that makes them a great energy source, help weight balance, control the blood sugar and improve the mental sanity.
Vegetable soups contain complex carbohydrates, while fruits have more sugar that keeps the energy flowing.
Soup cleanses will reduce inflammation, increase energy levels, prevent diseases, rejuvenate cells, promote weight loss, and clear skin.
Proper soup cleanses last 1-3 days. First phase starts with one day, and a month later increase the lasting time to three.
You should consume five to six soups per day. Incorporate plenty of water, as water removes toxins and extra water stuck in the body. The amount of water you need is around ½ your weight in ounces of water each day.
Start with broths: Miso, bone broth, or vegetable broth. Add spices like Turmeric, ginger, cumin, garlic, cinnamon, etc. Don’t forget the greens and other veggies: Kale, spinach, zucchini, leeks, onion, carrots, etc.
You can also add sweet potato, plantain, acorn squash, butternut squash, parsnips, beets.
Don’t forget the protein sources: beans, lentils, nuts.
You can also add coconut oil, olive oil, avocado, ghee, avocado oil.
Blend the chosen ingredients together.
Broccoli Detox Soup
- 2.5 cups broccoli florets
- 3 celery stalks, finely diced
- 1 onion, finely diced
- 1 cup kale or spinach
- 2 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
- 2 cups vegetable or bone broth
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- Juice of ½ lemon
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons collagen (optional)
Start by heating the coconut oil and then add the onion, celery sticks, and broccoli. Cook and stir occasionally for 5 minutes.
Next, add the broth and let the soup boil and finally let it simmer for 5 minutes, until soft and blended.
Blend soup until it is even and thick.
Carrot Ginger Detox Soup Recipe
- 2 pounds carrots, chopped
- 2 onions, peeled and chopped
- 6 cups bone or vegetable broth
- 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
- 3 garlic cloves, chopped
- 1 cup coconut milk
- Sea salt, black pepper and onion powder to taste
- 2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons plain protein or collagen powder (optional)
Add the carrots, broth, ginger and the garlic in a pan and bring the mix to boiol. Let it simmer afterwards. Next, sauté onions in a pan and add ghee. Proceed until everything is caramel-like.
Put the broth mixture and the onions in a blender and blend until everything is smooth and thick. In the end, add coconut milk and seasonings and stir well.
Red Lentil Detox Soup
- ¼ cup coconut oil, olive oil, or ghee
- 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
- 1 apple, peeled and chopped
- 1 small white onion, chopped
- 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
- ½ cup red lentils, rinsed
- ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- ½ teaspoon chili powder
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- 4.5 cups bone or vegetable broth
- 1-inch fresh ginger, peeled and minced
- Sea salt and black pepper to taste
- Coconut cream for topping, optional
Start by warming the oil on medium heat. Then add chopped sweet potatoes, carrots, apple, and onion in the pot. Make sure the apples and vegetables are cooked until onions are crystallized, about 10 minutes.
Then add the lentils, ginger, cumin, chili powder, paprika, and broth to the pot. Let the soup boil and then simmer until everything softens, about half an hour. Blend the soup until it is even and thick.
Then, pour the blended mixture back in the pot, simmer and add water if needed. At the end season it well and finish with coconut cream to taste.