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Creamy Spinach Soup made with the Vitamix

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Creamy Spinach Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup spinach
1/4 cup onion
1 cup dry powdered soya milk
1 teaspoon flour (or preferred soup thickener)
1/2 vegetable stock cube (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup water (hot)

Directions:

Place all the ingredients in your Vitamix container in the listed order.
Secure the 2-part lid by locking the tabs.
Move 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?

Spinach leaves  contain a good amount of minerals like iron, potassium, manganese, magnesium, copper and zinc. Potassium is an essential component of cell and body fluids that controls heart rate and blood pressure. The copper in spinach is needed for the production of red blood cells. Zinc is needed by different body enzymes to regulate growth, development and digestion.

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 weightloss and prevention of osteoporosis.

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