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Broccoli Cheese Soup made with the Vitamix

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Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup milk (regular, soya, or almond milk) boiling
1/2 cheddar cheese (or vegan cheese)
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon soya milk powder (or preferred soup thickener)
1/4 vegetable stock of preferred flavour (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Place all the ingredients in your Vitamix container in the listed order.
Secure the 2-part lid by locking the tabs. Move the black speed control lever to high.
Lift black lever to "on" position and allow the machine to run for 2-3 minutes or until completely smooth.
Serve immediately.

*Serves 2

Did you know?

Broccoli is rich in soluble fibres which helps regulate cholesterol levels in the body. Of all the cruciferous vegetables, broccoli has the highest concentration of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant used by the body to fight diseases.

Onions contain phytochemicals that improve the working and absorption of Vitamin C in the body assisting in strengthening the immune system. Onions are also an excellent natural antibiotic which helps combat common colds, sore throats and common allergies.

If you are lactose intolerant the non-dairy milks are an excellent option for you. An example of a non-dairy milk is soya milk. An excellent source of protein, soya milk is available in powder form or in liquid form. Other benefits of soya milk include cardiovascular function, promoting weight loss and prevention of osteoporosis.

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