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Due to its vitamin and mineral content, asparagus helps shield your brain against moderate cognitive decline (MCI), stroke, and Alzheimer’s dementia. A main asparagus benefit is as a source of folate and other B vitamins. Folate is critical for proper brain function

Coconut Cream of Asparagus Soup

Coconut Cream of Asparagus Soup Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 30 mins Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb - asparagus
  • 2 - medium spanish onions, finely chopped
  • 1 TBSP - extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups - chicken broth
  • 2 TSP - garlic, minced
  • 1 TSP - ginger, minced
  • 1 TSP - ginger, minced 1/4 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 1/2 cups - full fat coconut milk
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. 1 Prep asparagus by trimming tips and removing woody ends. Discard woody ends and keep tips in a separate bowl. Cut remaining spears into 1-inch pieces and put aside.
  2. 2 In a soup pot, simmer onions, garlic, and ginger in olive oil until onions are very soft and golden, stirring often.
  3. 3 Add broth and bring to a boil.
  4. 4 Add asparagus pieces and rosemary to broth, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. 5 Use immersion blender or throw into a blender to puree until smooth. Add coconut milk.
  6. 6 Stir in reserved asparagus tips, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 1-2 minutes, then serve.

Notes

What’s so special about asparagus?
  • Asparagus keeps our hearts healthy and circulation strong.
  • It is very fibrous for easier and healthier digestion.
  • It detoxes the system.
  • It’s full of Vitamin K and Insulin! Which help regulate blood sugar!
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