Beetroot Soup

Beetroot Soup

Beetroot is an amazing vegetable and has been used for centuries for medicinal purposes, primarily for disorders of the liver as they help to stimulate the liver’s detoxification processes. The plant pigment that gives beetroot its rich, purple-crimson colour is betacyanin; a powerful agent, thought to suppress the development of some types of cancer.

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Spicy Tomato and Lentil Soup

Spicy Tomato and Lentil Soup

To be fit, healthy and full of energy, you need to fuel your body with quality carbs and nutrients as well as protein for recovery.

This is one of my favourite meals that I regularly make when it’s cold and rainy outside.

Serve alone or topped with a sprinkle of chopped fresh parsley or basil. I’ve added a touch of chilli for those who want a little heat, but this is very optional.

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