Do you like cabbage? If you want to eat healthy with the seasons, now is the right time to try some recipes for cabbage soup.
Cabbage is rich in cancer-fighting nutrients, including Vitamin C, fiber, and two phytochemicals that can help cleanse your body of cancer producing substances, get rid of extra estrogen, and flush fat.
Studies show that women who include cabbage in their diet can reduce their risk of breast cancer by up to 45%.
Cabbage has the unique ability to nourish and relax the spleen, pancreas and stomach..
Cancer Fighting Cabbage Soup Recipe
- I pound green cabbage, diced
- 1 onion chopped
- 2 medium carrots chopped
- 6 cups water
- 3 tbsp barley miso
- Parsley to garnish
- 1 tbsp dried basil
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- sea salt and black pepper to taste
Sautee onions and carrots in olive oil for in a soup pot for 3 minutes, add cabbage, salt and basil and sauté for 3- 4 minutes. Add water, bring to boil and simmer until vegetables are soft – for about 20-25 minutes.
Use a little bit of broth to dissolve the miso, and stir back into soup. Simmer uncovered for 3- 4 minutes. Add parsley just before the serving.
Healthy Cabbage Recipe with Lentils and Arame Sea Weed
- 4 cups shredded cabbage
- ½ cup dried Arame sea weed
- ½ cup cooked lentils
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 tbsp tomato paste
- 3-4 tbsp olive oil
- ¼ tsp turmeric
- 1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
- 1-2 cloves of garlic minced
- sea salt to taste
Soak Arame sea weed in some water for 5 minutes. Sautee onion in olive oil for 4-5 minutes, add cabbage, salt, tomato paste, Arame sea weed and sautee for 20 -25 min until cabbage is ready. Add stir in lentils, turmeric, red pepper, mix thoroughly and serve. You can also eat it cold.
Let us eat cabbage smart if we want to feel and look fabulous all year around, shall we?
Breathe, smile and be happy.
©Irina Wardas, HHC
Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition Coach and Counselor