Carrot and Apple Soup

Carrot and Apple Soup

Preparation : 15 mins ·Cooking : 20 minsServes 4



ounces (1 large) carrots
ounces (1 large) Golden Delicious apple
ounces(1 medium) onion
cupsgluten-free chicken stock
bouquet garni
teaspoonground ginger

Nutritional information

Calculated based on standard values with available measurements and may therefore not be accurate

  • Energy3175 kcal
  • Protein80 g
  • Total Lipid (Fat)77 g
  • Cholesterol92 mg
  • Saturated Fatty Acids21 g
  • Monounsaturated Fatty Acids29 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids7 g
  • Carbohydrate538 g
  • Sugars91 g
  • Fiber63 g
  • Calcium1771 mg
  • Iron32 mg
  • Magnesium183 mg
  • Phosphorus876 mg
  • Potassium1318 mg
  • Sodium5410 mg
  • Zinc10 mg
  • Copper1 mg
  • Selenium45 µg
  • Vitamin A82 µg
  • Vitamin E6 mg
  • Vitamin D1 µg
  • Vitamin C44 mg
  • Vitamin B61 mg
  • Vitamin B123 µg
  • Vitamin K12 µg


Step 1

Thinly slice the carrots, apples, and onion after peeling them.

Step 2

In a sizable pan, combine the sliced carrots, apple, onion, stock, bouquet garni, and ginger. Pour in approximately 400-500 ml of water.

Step 3

Set the pan over medium heat and let it come to a boil. Once boiling, lower the heat, cover the pan, and let it simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.

Step 4

Move the mixture to a blender, adding just enough liquid to achieve a smooth soup-like consistency when pureed.

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Support for Thyroid Health part 2

Support for Thyroid Health part 2

by simeon.mcgri
12 recipes

Recipe Story

Ah, the humble carrot. Many a childhood tale was woven around its vibrant allure, wasn't it? It's not just an orange cylinder that bunnies fancy, but a veritable bastion of nutrition. Marry that with the aristocratic elegance of a Golden Delicious apple, and you have something that might just be... splendid.

Now, let’s dissect this a tad:

  • Carrots: Beyond their visual splendour, these orange wonders have a story to tell. You see, their richness in antioxidants and vitamin content makes them particularly essential for those pesky thyroid functions. The high dose of Vitamin A they contain? Absolutely vital for cooking up some thyroid hormones.

  • Golden Delicious Apple: A moniker that sounds like it was pulled out of a fairy tale, doesn’t it? These apples, with their dulcet tones of sweetness interspersed with hints of tart, aren't just there for their orchestral flavour contribution. They’re brimming with antioxidants and dietary fibres, potentially bolstering our thyroid’s morale. Plus, they wage a quiet war against oxidative stress, and who doesn't love a silent warrior?

  • Onion: Not just your tear-inducing kitchen companion. It’s like that unassuming fellow in the corner of a room with tales that would astound if only one asked. Onions, you see, are rich in antioxidants and flavonoids. They may not directly champion the thyroid cause, but they do play their part by sidestepping oxidative stress and any unruly inflammation.

Now, if you’re one to walk on the wild side with dietary choices, consider this: this concoction is gluten-free. That chicken stock isn't just there to sound posh; it offers you proteins without the gluten baggage. As for the bouquet garni, that’s not some arcane spell, but a sachet of herbal magic, infusing the broth with aromatic mystery. And the ginger? It’s like that surprise twist in a gripping novel – spicy, warm, and thoroughly invigorating.

In the grand scheme of things, one might wonder, "Why this soup?" To which I'd retort, "Why not?" For when you sip this elixir, you’re not merely indulging your taste buds, but embarking on a flavour odyssey, all while giving a subtle nod to your thyroid. Cheers to that!