Low-Carb Cream of Mushroom Soup
- 3 Tablespoons olive oil or butter
- 1 large or 2 small leek(s), sliced (about 2 cups)
- ¼ cup garlic, chopped (about 9 cloves)
- 1 teaspoon pink Himalayan or sea salt (divided)
- 1 lb mushrooms, quartered (about 5 ½ cups)
- 32 oz low-sodium chicken stock or veggie stock
- 1-2 Tablespoons liquid aminos/coconut aminos (optional)
- ¾ cup coconut cream scooped out from 1 full-fat can of coconut milk (or heavy cream)
- 3 scoops Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder (optional)
- ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
- Juice of ½ lemon
- Kale or spinach, chopped
- In a large pot over medium heat, add in 3 tablespoons of olive oil or butter and heat for a few minutes. Add in leek and garlic and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Saute for about 4-5 minutes.
- Add mushrooms and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt to pot and cook for 2 minutes, stirring as needed. Add in aminos and chicken stock and let simmer for 15-20 minutes.
- Remove from heat and add the cream, collagens powder, cayenne, and lemon juice. Let cool for just a bit before blending until creamy. Use either a high-speed blender (may need to blend in batches) or an immersion blender.
- Garnish with chopped kale or spinach if desired and enjoy hot!
Serves 6. Per Serving (based on using chicken stock and heavy cream):
Calories: 205.2 |
Total Fat: 16.1 g |
Total Carbohydrate: 9.2 g |
Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g |
Protein: 5.5 g
The high beta-carotene content of cayenne pepper has been found to increase immunity and help reduce symptoms in asthma.
Need a healthy alternative for chicken stock in a hurry? Dissolve one scoop of Organixx Plain Bone Broth Protein Powder into 8 ounces of water.
Coconut cream is what rises to the top of a can of full-fat coconut milk if you place it in the fridge for several hours. Open the can and scoop out the solid “cream” that has risen to the top.
There are over 300 varieties of garlic grown around the world. It is considered both a vegetable and an herb and is clinically proven to support the immune system.
Kale is a powerful detoxifier, supports heart health, and is anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial.
Leeks are an excellent source of several nutrients, including vitamin C, calcium, and vitamin K. A single leek contains 46% of the RDA for vitamin K and 14% of the RDA for vitamin C.
Enzymes in fresh lemon juice accelerate the digestive process. Even though lemon juice is acidic, it actually has an alkalizing effect on the body.
Liquid aminos/coconut aminos – Liquid aminos are made from soybeans, while coconut aminos are made from coconut. They are most often used as healthier alternatives to soy or tamari sauce as they are MSG-free as well as gluten-free.
Mushrooms inhibit an enzyme called aromatase, which produces estrogen. The common button mushroom has some of the strongest anti-aromatase activity.
Pure olive oil is high in nutrients including vitamins D, E, K, and A as well as omega-3 fatty acids. For the highest quality, look for organic extra virgin olive oil in dark glass bottles or tins that have an expiry date.
With the Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens in this recipe you not only get 5 different types of collagen, but also camu camu, acerola cherry, horsetail extract (silica), and zinc gluconate to ensure your body can actually USE the collagen you’re taking.
Green leafy veggies such as spinach contain antioxidants and other compounds that help rid your body of harmful toxins and support healthy lungs.