Winters are all about hot soups ,the way summers are all about smoothies. These soups are sumptuous meals, that taken along with a break stick make you want to eat them more. Not surprisingly, with different food companies selling their instant soups in sealed preserved packets, many people are driven towards the simplest way. But your body doesn’t care about how simple is it to make the corn flour rich soup, it just wants the nutrients.
Moreover, since holidays are such an inevitable time for feasting, incorporating your one meal with soup is the best idea so that your body gets the nutrients, and you are better able to maintain a health weight. Today I’m going to tell you an easy-to-make soup recipe that will last you for 2-3 dinners, and once made all you would have to do is heat it and enjoy!
MIX VEGETABLE SOUP
- 3 Tomatoes
- 1 Beetroot
- 1 Cup Zucchini
- 1 Medium Carrot(red preferably)
- 2 Garlic cloves
- 1 Small onion
How to cook:
- Boil the vegetables in the pressure cooker till one whistle along with water up high. Add some salt while boiling around 1 tsp.
- Blend the boiled vegetables along with water.
- Add salt (if needed), black pepper, a pinch of cumin powder for better digestion. You can also add oregano if you want to give it an Italian aroma.
- Serve it alone or with a breadstick.
Enjoy your cuppa!
BENEFITS OF THE SOUP
Digestion: Zucchini and beetroot with their high fiber content aid in digestion and keep the gut healthy.
Brain Health: Beetroot is known for brain health and increases flow of blood to brain thus reducing chances of dementia and to other parts of the body where there is less of it by widening the blood vessels.
Balanced Blood Pressure: Red color in tomatoes, carrots, and beetroots helps in maintaining healthy blood pressure and also in production of red blood cells.
Healthy and heart and prostrate: These foods are known for maintaining heart and prostrate health.
Bone health: High in manganese, zucchini helps in maintaining healthy bones, absorption of calcium, and formation of connecting tissues.
Low LDL Cholesterol: Raw onions and the other red vegetables help in lowering LDL cholesterol which is the bad cholesterol.
Among other benefits, red foods contain lycopene that helps in preventing cancer and Vitamin A that promotes eye health. Manganese in Zucchini helps in production of sex hormones, and our beloved Vitamin C acts as a shield against illness.
This season move yourself towards a healthier tomorrow! Take care and Happy Holidays!