Energizing Kale Soup
Prep and cook time: about 40 minutes This freezes well for future grab and go meals Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 5 cups organic chicken or vegetable broth 1 medium carrot, diced into 1/4" cubes (about 1 cup) 1 cup diced celery 1 sweet potato, diced into 1/2" cubes 3 cups kale, rinsed (stems removed) and chopped very fine 2 tsp. dried thyme 2 tsp. dried sage salt and papper to taste Chop garlic and onions. In a medium soup pot, heat 1 Tbsp. broth. Sauté onion over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Chop and add garlic and sauté another minute. Add broth, carrots, celery and sweet potato and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer to cook another 5 minutes. Add kale and cook until potatoes are tender (about 15-20 minutes). Add rest of the ingredients and cook another 5 minutes. If you have time, you can simmer longer to let the spices meld, bringing out their richness. If necessary, add more broth.