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Green Detox Soup


  • 5 cups of filtered water
  • 4 medium-size potatoes, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely diced
  • ¼ bunch celery, coarsely diced
  • ½ large onion, coarsely diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup of collard leaves and/or stalks, chopped
  • ¼ bunch kale, chopped
  • ¼ bunch of cilantro
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin


  • 1. In a pot over medium heat, cook onion and garlic in 4 Tbsp of filtered water for 2-3 minutes.
  • 2. Add carrots, celery, and potatoes, and the rest of the filtered water.
  • 3. Bring to a gentle boil, keeping the stove on medium and stirring frequently.
  • 4. Cook for about 10 minutes or until the vegetables have softened.
  • 5. Add the collard greens, kale, cilantro, and cumin, and cook on low heat for another 15 minutes.
  • 6. Blend with an immersion blender until smooth.

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