Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week

A Healthy Fall Soup to Warm Your Tummy!

Sweet Coconut-Butternut Squash Crockpot Soup

Ingredients

  • 3 cup Butternut Squash (cubed)
  • 2 medium Sweet Potatoes (cubed)
  • 1 medium Onion (chopped) (may be substituted for minced onion seasoning)
  • 2 cup Chicken Broth or Chicken Stock
  • ¼ cup Coconut Oil
  • 2 cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • ¼ – ½ cup Full Fat Coconut Cream
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin (ground)
  • 2 tablespoons Unsweetened Coconut Flakes

Directions

Peel and chop squash, sweet potato, and onion. Place squash, sweet potato, onion, 1 cup of chicken broth or stock and coconut oil in a slow cooker, and cook on high for about 4 hours. Using an immersion blender, or scooping mixture into a regular blender, puree until smooth. Return to crockpot and add remaining chicken broth or stock, coconut milk, coconut cream, cumin, and coconut flakes. Cook for about 30 more minutes, or until soup is heated through. Sprinkle with extra coconut flakes for garnish.

 

Reference

Roskelley, A. (2017). Sweet Coconut-Butternut Crockpot Soup. Super Healthy Kids. doi: //www.superhealthykids.com/sweet-coconut-butternut-crockpot-soup/ Accessed November 7, 2017.

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About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering the 55 and better "chronologically-enriched" population about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, corporate wellness program facilitation and senior fitness program support.
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