This easy-to-prepare carrot soup with ginger packs a lot of color and flavor

Pour the soup into bowls and drizzle with some olive oil. Sprinkle with dried or fresh herbs

By Ulrika Davidsson
January 4, 2020 11:23PM (UTC)
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Carrot Soup with Ginger (Skyhorse Publishing)

Excerpted with permission from Green Kickstarts!: Metabolism Boosters for Detox and Weight Loss by UIrika Davidsson. Copyright January 21, 2020 by Racehorse Publishing, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Ulrika Davidsson is one of Sweden's most knowledgeable and popular nutrition and health coaches. Her 29 cookbooks have sold more than 1 million copies and have been translated into 12 languages. This book is unique because it offers four different types of detoxes so readers can see what works best for their bodies, helping you kickstart your way to a happier, healthier life however you choose. Those four plans are either 1 or 2 weeks long: Detox, Vegetarian, Raw Vegan and Juicing.

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You'll pack a lot of color and flavor in this easy-to-prepare soup.


Recipe: Carrot Soup with Ginger

150 calories/Serves 2


  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 31/3 cups (8 dl) water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 pound, 13/4 ounce (500 g) carrots
  • 1 tablespoon organic, gluten-free stock powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 pinch chili flakes or some freshly chopped red chili
  • Salt
  • Black pepper


  • Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried herbs like chervil, or fresh herbs
  • Approximately 1/4 cup (1/2dl) Root Vegetable Chips

1. Chop the onion and garlic. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and fry the onion and garlic for about a minute. Add the water and honey.


2. Peel and slice the carrots. Stir in carrots, stock powder, ginger, and chili in the saucepan. Let boil for 10 minutes.

3. Blend the soup until smooth and thin it with more water if necessary. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Pour the soup into bowls and drizzle with some olive oil. Sprinkle with dried or fresh herbs and top with Root Vegetable Chips.


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