Here is everything you need

  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 ½ tbsp. ginger, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 carrot, peeled, grated
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large zucchini, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. curry powder (or more to taste)
  • 2 cups (500ml) chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) plant-based cream (or normal)

 SERVES 3

How to put it together

  1. In a large pot, heat oil and sauté the onion. Add the minced ginger and garlic then continue for 2-3 more minutes.
  2. Next, add the peeled and grated carrot and sauté for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the chopped peppers and zucchini. Cook the vegetables for about 5 minutes, season with curry powder and mix well.
  3. Next, pour in the broth and bring to a boil. Cook covered for about 10 minutes until the vegetables are soft. In the meantime, add the chopped tomatoes. Season with salt.
  4. Once vegetables are cooked, take off from heat and blend using a hand blender. Add in the cream, season for taste, mix well and serve.

Rick’s Opinion

Soups are loaded with sodium and sodium helps prevent muscle cramps, so it wouls make sense to have it before a workout for better muscle function.