Sunshine Soup!

Sunshine Soup!

Sunshine Soup

Perfect to warm you up and cheer you up on a grey winter’s day.  This is when we can turn local winter vegetables become the star of the show.  Remember, seasoning with salt as you go will give you a more balanced soup at the end. Fresh ground pepper at the table is nice.  

2 tbsp. coconut oil or canola oil
1 onion
1 large clove of local garlic
1-2" piece ginger
1 tsp. ground turmeric
½ tsp. black pepper
2 carrots peeled & roughly chopped
1 small sweet potato, peeled and chopped
2 cups butternut squash, peeled and chopped
1 can coconut milk (we like Aroy-d)
3 cups water, or as needed 
Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. Heat a large soup pot over medium-high heat.   Add coconut oil to melt, and then add onions.  Sweat until soft and translucent.
  2. Add garlic and ginger, sweat for a couple mintues before adding spices.  
  3. Cook spices for 30 seconds, then add carrots, sweet potato and squash.  
  4. Add coconut milk and water, bring to a boil and then turn down to a simmer
  5. Simmer until vegetables are very soft, and then blend soup in a blender.  When you think that you are done blending…blend a longer. Finished soup should be silky smooth!
  6. Taste for seasoning and serve!

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