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Raw Spinach Soup

Updated: Jun 23, 2021

Did you know that researchers identifying more than a dozen different types of flavonoid antioxidants that are present in spinach, not to mention all of its other vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients. Spinach nutrition has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant abilities.

Spinach’s phytonutrients include carotenoids as beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, the same kind of antioxidants found in the carrot, kale and broccoli nutrition profiles as well.

Spinach is an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals, including

  • Vitamin A. Spinach is high in carotenoids, which your body can turn into vitamin A.

  • Vitamin C. This vitamin is a powerful antioxidant that promotes skin health and immune function.

  • Vitamin K1. This vitamin is essential for blood clotting. Notably, one spinach leaf contains over half of your daily needs.

  • Folic acid. Also known as folate or vitamin B9, this compound is vital for pregnant women and essential for normal cellular function and tissue growth.

  • Iron. Spinach is an excellent source of this essential mineral. Iron helps create hemoglobin, which brings oxygen to your body’s tissues.

  • Calcium. This mineral is essential for bone health and a crucial signaling molecule for your nervous system, heart, and muscles.

Spinach also contains several other vitamins and minerals, including potassium,

magnesium, and vitamins B6, B9, and E.

Spinach contains several important plant compounds, including

  • Lutein. This compound is linked to improved eye health.

  • Kaempferol. This antioxidant may decrease your risk of cancer and chronic diseases.

  • Nitrates. Spinach contains high amounts of nitrates, which may promote heart health.

  • Quercetin. This antioxidant may ward off infection and inflammation. Spinach is one of the richest dietary sources of quercetin.

  • Zeaxanthin. Like lutein, zeaxanthin can also improve eye health.

Spinach nutrition also supplies flavonoids, which are a type of powerful antioxidant that protect against disease by fighting free radical damage within the body. These protective compounds make spinach on of the best anti-aging foods available.


Spinach Soup



Ingredients:

  • 1 tomato

  • 1 stalk celery

  • 2 garlic clove

  • 4 cups baby spinach

  • 2 large kale leaves

  • 1⁄2-1avocado (optional)

  • 1/5 tsp salt

  • Black pepper

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk

  • Juice of 0.5 lemon

  • 3-4 head of Cremini or button Mushrooms

  • 1 cup chopped mixed of cilantro, parsley and dill

Directions:


Place mushrooms into hot frying pan without an oil, and satay till entire juice from mushrooms will evaporate.

Blend the tomatoes, celery, lemon juice, species, garlic with almond milk until smooth. Add 1 cup of spinach at a time until completely incorporated. Add the basil and the avocado and blend.

Garnish with mushrooms and herbs.

Serve and enjoy immediately! Is this soup eaten hot or cold? This is raw soup intended to be served at room temperature. Better not be heated.

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