creamy butternut squash soup
Recipe type: soup
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Serves: 6
A creamy soup plump-full of nourishing and natural detoxifying superfoods that will warm you up and make you feel good inside and out! For an added bonus, use bone broth or stir in 1-2 tbsp. collagen hydrolysate to your bowl before eating. Both provide a wholesome source of gut-healing nutrients.
  • 4 cups (32 oz.) organic chicken broth or homemade bone broth
  • 1 medium butternut squash, cooked and peeled* (~3-4 cups cooked)
  • 1 medium apple, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini, roughly chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 ½ tsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. turmeric (optional-or additional curry powder)
  • 2 tsp. fresh ginger, grated (or 1 tsp. ground ginger)
  • 1 avocado (may substitute 1 cup full-fat canned coconut milk)
  • 3 cups kale, stems removed and roughly chopped or greens of choice
  • 1 tsp. of sea salt & ground pepper to taste
  • optional: 1 lb. chicken, shredded
  • optional: chopped green onions, white and green parts
  1. In a large kettle or pot on medium heat, add the broth, squash, apple, zucchini, onion, garlic, curry powder, turmeric and ginger. Bring to boil and then turn down the heat to simmer.
  2. Simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Place soup and avocado in a blender or food processor and process until smooth then return to kettle or pot. May also blend soup with an immersion hand blender.
  4. Add chopped kale, optional shredded chicken and sea salt & pepper to taste. Bring the soup to a simmer and cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  5. To serve, top with chopped green onions.
*To bake squash, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut in half, lengthwise. Scoop out seeds. Rub lightly with olive oil. Place face down on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 30-45 minutes or until squash is cooked through. Baking time depends on size of squash.

**Nutrition Information:
Amount per Serving (1/6th of recipe--without chicken)
Calories: 153 • Sodium: 457mg • Fat: 6g • Carbohydrate: 25g • Protein: 5g • Sugar: 8g • Fiber: 7g

Amount per Serving (1/6th of recipe--with chicken)
Calories: 234 • Sodium: 490mg • Fat: 7g • Carbohydrate: 25g • Protein: 23g • Sugar: 8g • Fiber: 7g

***Grain-free, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Nut-free, Egg-free, Freezer-Friendly , Vegan, Paleo
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅙th of recipe--without chicken Calories: 153 Fat: 6g Carbohydrates: 25g Sugar: 8g Sodium: 457mg Fiber: 7g Protein: 5g
Recipe by Nourish, Move, Love at