As Winter approaches, our cravings change from ice cream, watermelon and lemonade to hot chocolate, thick stews and soups.
The need to keep ourselves warm and a higher need for calories are two of the reasons why this happens but there’s plenty more: soups are easy to eat, specially when the flu makes you lose all of your appetite; soups are easy and fast to prepare during those super cold, rainy days where you refuse to stay away from bed and in particular, this carrot ginger soup recipe does not only combines all those amazing benefits, but it also comes with the cool side effect of being really healthy.
Its common knowledge that ginger can help fight off the common cold and the flu and relieve soreness and inflammation in the arteries, while carrots have a bunch of vitamins like betacarotene, vitamin K or potassium and they also have plenty of fiber and antioxidants, making this soup an all around remedy for Winter ailments!
This soup is delicious and many people have noted the addition of the cannellini beans as a key factor in what makes this so wonderful. With plenty of additional seasoning you can turn this into a truly unique creamy blend.