VEGETABLE DETOX SOUP
Nothing but low calorie vegetables to give your body a break from all the rich, sugary foods of the holidays. So if you've been indulging in christmas cookies, cakes, fudge, creamy foods and buttery calorie bombs then this is what you'll need to reset your body. This soup is similar to the cabbage soup diet recipe except its more flavorful since I made it spicy and the kombu gives it umami. There's nothing bland about this soup.
5 Large Carrots
8 Celery Ribs
4 cloves of Garlic
1 bunch of Kale (about 8 leaves)
2 cups of chopped Tomatoes
1 - 7 oz can of Chipotles in Adobo
8 cups of Vegetable Broth
1 strip of Kombu
1 tbsp Mexican Oregano
1/2 tbsp Ground Cumin
a handful of Cilantro
Chop up all the vegetables and put everything into the pot except the Kale and Cilantro.
Simmer the soup for about 20 min or til the vegetables are soft but not mushy.
Add the kale and half the cilantro and simmer for 3-5 minutes.
Use the other half of the cilantro for topping on the soup.