May 10, 2021

This tasty soup is the perfect remedy if you’re feeling rundown, feel like you’re coming down with a cold or flu or basically as sick as a dog! It’s crammed packed with prebiotic fibre, which your healthy gut bacteria will love and your immune system will thank you. Enjoy!

Serves a small army!

p.s. go organic as much as possible for the maximum nutrient fix!



Olive oil – 1 Tbs

Garlic, 4 cloves – crushed

Ginger, 5cm fresh root – finely grated

Tumeric, 5cm fresh root (if available) – grated (gloves recommended!) or 2 tsp turmeric powder

Cumin, ground – 2 tsp

Coriander, ground – 1 tsp

Bay leaves, 2

1 brown onion – chopped

1 leek – thinly sliced

3 sticks Celery – chopped

3 Carrots – diced

1 Parsnip – diced

1 Turnip – diced

1 Swede – diced

1 Sweet potato – diced

2 potatoes – diced

Tuscan kale, 1 bunch – washed and finely chopped

Puy lentils ½ cup – rinsed

Black lentils ½ cup – rinsed

Red lentils ½ cup – rinsed

Chickpeas, 400g tin BPA free – rinsed

Chicken bone broth – 1 Lt

Vegetable stock – 1Lt


  • Heat the olive oil in a large heavy based pot. Sauté the onion, leek, and celery until slightly softened. Then add the garlic, ginger, turmeric, cumin and coriander, fry off for a minute.
  • Add all of the other vegetables, except the kale (that comes later), and give it all a good sauté to mix through the flavour of the spices.
  • Add the bone broth and vegetable stock, stir to combine.
  • Then add the lentils, chickpeas and bay leaves.
  • Allow to come to a gentle boil, then reduce to a simmer for 1 hour.
  • Add the chopped kale and allow to cook for another ½ an hour.
  • Serve and enjoy!