Bloat Banishing Soup

Banish Bloat and Energize with this Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup

This strategic and tasty recipe comes from my friends at Popsugar – Low in calories, delicious, hydrating AND an excellent way to BEAT the bloat . Cooling cucumbers, mint, and yogurt serve as the base, while garlic, chives, and a touch of lemon add bright flavor.

It’s like a cleanse for your insides! (and I’m not usually a big fan of chilled soups, this bloat banishing soup just works)!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 pound English cucumbers, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped mint
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 2 tspn chopped garlic
  • 1 1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1/2 tbsn fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tspn sea salt
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a blender container combine cucumber, mint, chives and garlic. Puree until smooth.
  2. Pour cucumber mixture into a large bowl and stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Cool in fridge for for 2 – 4 hours.

 

 

 

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