Curry zucchini soup green recipe for St. Patrick's Day Angela Hubbard RD

Kale and celery shouldn’t be the only green foods we see on social media! Here are a few more green recipes to add to your routine – on St. Patrick’s Day and beyond.

Curry Zucchini Soup

Peak of the Market – their recipe search feature is a great way to find new ideas including this soup!

 

Curry zucchini soup green recipe for St. Patrick's Day Angela Hubbard RD

This is an old one but a good one! Simple and tasty, just the right amount of curry. Definitely in my usual soup rotation.

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp margarine

1 large onion, chopped

1 apple, cored and chopped (I don’t peel it – keep that skin with the nutrition!)

2 tsp curry powder

4 cups chicken broth (lower the salt by replacing some of broth with water)

1/4 cup uncooked rice

2 cups zucchini, diced

1 cup milk

toasted almonds – sliced or slivered

Directions:

In a large saucepan, heat margarine. Add onion and apple, cooking until soft. Stir in curry powder, cooking for about 1 minute.

Pour in chicken broth/water and heat to boiling. Add rice and zucchini. Cover pan and simmer until rice and zucchini are soft and tender, about 30 mins.

Pour into a blender (I use an immersion/ stick blender) and process until smooth. Return to pan and add milk. Heat until flavours blend.

Top with toasted almonds.

 

 

Honeydew, Apple and Avocado smoothie

Cookspiration

One of the recipes I found while looking through this year’s Nutrition Month info. Looking forward to trying it out! If you get to trying it before me, I would love to hear what you think of it.

 

 

Hemp Guacamole

Manitoba Harvest

As always, not an endorsement and no affiliations. But I am a fan of Hemp Hearts from Manitoba Harvest. Tasty with a nice texture, even for eating on their own. This recipe gets the goodness of hemp hearts into a classic and versatile (green) snack option. See my recent article about snacking to fuel your body – this recipe is a great fit with the added protein and fibre of hemp hearts.

 

 

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