Serves 4 to 6 | Ready in 30 minutes
Make this hearty, healthy vegetable soup for an extra dose of greens. It comes together quickly—so as to not let any of the ingredients get too mushy or lose their vibrant green color. Add a little more texture and substance to it by stirring in cooked rice, quinoa, or chickpeas or serve with some crusty bread on the side.
Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic, leeks, and salt. Cook, stirring, for about 10 minutes, until softened. Add stock and bring to a boil. Add peas and zucchini and simmer, covered, for 3 minutes. Stir in kale and simmer, covered, for another 2 minutes, until zucchini are tender.
Remove soup from heat and stir in parsley and basil. Let cool, uncovered, for 5 minutes and then puree with immersion blender or in regular blender in batches until smooth.
Return blended soup to pan and warm through over low heat to serve. Pour into individual bowls and stir 1/4 tsp CBD oil into each. Serve with optional accompaniments of your choosing. Soup will keep in refrigerator for up to 1 week.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.
The stars of this delicious curry dish are yellow and orange fruits and vegetables, which are high in a form of carotenoids called xanthophylls. These compounds have more of a yellow pigment as opposed to their orangier cousins, the carotenes. While a powerful antioxidant, xanthophylls are mostly associated with maintaining good eye health. Mix and match This curry is easily adaptable to whichever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment to find your favourite combination.