Anti-inflammatory Soup


Total time: 45 minutesServes: 4


5 tablespoons extra-virgin coconut oil
1 brown onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, diced
3-inch piece ginger, chopped
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon sage
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper or more to taste
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
6 cups water
1 red pepper, chopped into small cubes
4 tomatoes, chopped into bite size pieces
1½ cup quinoa
3 stalks celery, cut in ¼-inch slices
Juice of one lemon
1/2 cup cilantro
4 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro to serve
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Serve with one sliced avocado and lime/lemon wedges

1. Heat the coconut oil in a large pot and add the onion, garlic and ginger. Sauté until golden brown (about 4 minutes). Add the cumin, thyme, sage and turmeric powder. Stir-fry for one minute more. Add cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Stir-fry for another 2 minutes until the spices are fragrant.
2. Stir in the water, red pepper, tomatoes, quinoa, celery, and 1/2 cup cilantro. Bring to a boil over high heat then reduce to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
3. Stir in the lemon juice, and cilantro and serve. Drizzle each bowl with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and sprinkle with more salt or cayenne pepper to taste! Top with sliced avocado and lemon wedges.

1. Serve with Flat Bread
2. If you want a smoother, less chunky soup, puree the soup in a blender once cooked.

Per serving: Calories: 437  Total Fat: 10g    Carbohydrate: 79g    Dietary Fiber: 5g    Protein: 8g

Health benefits:
+ Anti-inflammatory
+ Good for Digestive Health
+ High in Protein
+ Increasing Energy
+ Immune Boosting
+ Good for depression
+ Calming, grounding and healing recipe

* Every single recipe on this website uses nature’s ingredients, only. Always choose organic, local and seasonal whenever possible.

This recipe was created by Liana Werner-Gray.

Photo thanks to Roxxe NYC Photography.

Print Recipe Print Recipe
Learn how Liana transformed her health and now lives in the body of her dreams thanks to the Earth Diet!
Liana will email you
Liana Werner-Gray