Immune boosting “Primordial Soup!”

Primordial soup is a recepie that is great for immune boosting, it’s also delicious!  It was created by Patrick Holford to help his wife recover form a virus (Check out his book “The Holford 9 Day Liver Detox”).  The soup contains foods that provide the key nutrients to ensure good health.  It is a great immune booster as it contains foods that provide the key nutrients to ensure good health.  It’s very rich in vitamin E and beta-carotene, as well as anti-inflammatory onions, garlic and ginger.  The coconut milk gives it a rich creamy flavour and also contains medium chain triglycerides which are special kinds of saturated fat that don’t get stored as fat but instead are used to give us energy.  Coconut is also believed to help thyroid function and fight infection.


1 tbsp coconut oil or medium (not extra virgin) olive oil

1/2 red onion, roughly chopped

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 Large carrot or 2 samll-medium ones, peeled and chopped

1 Large sweet potato, or 2 small-medium ones, not peeled, chopped to the same size as the carrot to ensure even cooking

1 heaped tsp grated fresh root ginger

1/4 tsp tumeric

2 tsp Marigold Reduced Salt Vegetable Bullion powder

1/2 red pepper, diced

75ml (2 1/2 fl oz) coconut milk

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and gently sate the onion and garlic for a few minutes until they start to soften but do not turn brown
  2. Add the carrot, sweet potato, ginger, turmeric, and bullion powder.  Just cover with boiling water and bring to the boil.  Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Add the red pepper and coconut milk, then blend until smooth and thick.
  4. Find 2 more nice people to share it with and….enjoy!!!!

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