This article was republished with permission from juliedaniluk.com.
This energizing yet detoxifying soup is super fast and easy and yet it tastes gourmet! Celery contains a phytonutrient called polyacetylene, which has been shown to provide relief from inflammation-rooted conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
2 cups chopped beets
1 cup chopped apple
2 cups chopped celery
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 cups chopped carrots
4 cups vegetable broth OR chicken broth
2 tablespoons grated ginger
1 tablespoon fresh thyme OR 2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon pink rogray OR grey sea salt
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
2-3 cups unsweetened coconut beverage
Optional: 2 tablespoons dairy and nut-free pesto
Add all ingredients, except coconut beverage, to a large pot.
Bring to a boil, then simmer for 10 minutes or until everything is very soft.
In a blender, process the soup with coconut beverage until smooth.
Top with pesto if desired.