Cream of Carrot Soup

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4 large carrots                      

1/2 clove garlic

1 Tbsp Tamari                     

Slice onion

1/2 Avocado                        

8 oz. Hot water


Place all in ingredients in a blender uncooked and blend until creamy. Top with green onion and season to taste with sea salt or Tamari plus 1/2 an avocado.

Doug Swenson is a master yoga practitioner, philosopher, writer and dedicated health advocate. Over the last three decades, he has incorporated influences from several different yoga systems along with his passion for nutrition and the environment to develop his own unique style of  “Sadhana Yoga Chi “. Doug is the author of several books; "Yoga Helps", "The Diet That Loves You Most", "Power Yoga for Dummies" and his latest release "Mastering the Secrets of Yoga Flow".

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dougswenson, posted on August 14, 2014

@tinnageneve no worries the recipe is uncooked yet it is hot - you blend with hot water - as you would make tea with. This makes a very hot soup and still uncooked - you can make cream od onion, or carrot, or broccoli - all by blending. Blessings, doug. @tinnageneve

tinnageneve, posted on August 14, 2014

Hello Dough,
Apologies, I was unclear in the recipe.
All ingredients are to be mixed in blender and eaten raw, alternatively, on a cold day do I warm it slightly. Never boiled.
The peppers skin are grilled to be removed as many cannot digest it. For those who can, peppers are to be blended in with the skin.
Some freshly squeeze lemon juice enhance the flavours.

dougswenson, posted on August 13, 2014

@tinnageneve - sounds like a lovely recipe - Only i was trying to show the public how to make a highly nutritional raw food soup - with out cooking. Cooking weakens the nutritional value, and destroys the living vital life force contained in all plants... Blending breaks down the fibers and makes it easy to digest and with out cooking we save natural resources... Blessings, doug.... thank you for sharing :)

dougswenson, posted on August 13, 2014

@tinnageneve - Sounds like a lovely recipe - Only i was trying to show the public how to make a high nutritional raw soup - cooking lessons the nutritional value and so in this recipe we still break down the fibers, by blending - yet preserving the integrity of the living enzymes... no heated oils, no high temperatures and no waste of resources to create excessive heat blessings, doug @tinnageneve

tinnageneve, posted on August 13, 2014

Thank you! Also works well exchanging carrots with oven baked pumpkin. Sharing: A twist on Andalusian Gazpacho. Mix tomato, cucumber, (skin removed from grilled bell pepper, onion, garlic, olive oil, wine vinegar, water, and salt. Add fresh ginger, celery and fennel.

Serve cold or warm depending on the weather.

lairaly, posted on March 2, 2014

Doug, you are the best! Thank you for sharing your wisdom and practice. I am weary of "frilly" yoga that doesn't really resonate with me. It's fun, but I long for "true" yoga. Which is so much more than asana, as you say. Thank you again, I am so happy to have you on this site so I can practice with you!

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