Parsnip Yogurt Soup

One of the most comforting foods during the fall and winter months is a rich, creamy soup! Today we have a recipe perfect for this.

Ingredients:
1 serving of yogurt 
1 serving of vegetables (parsnip, leek)
Fresh ginger 
1 cup (300 ml) vegetable stock 
Paprika powder
Oil
Salt and pepper 

Preparation:
Wash and clean the vegetables, and cut them into large pieces. Cook the leeks and chopped ginger in oil and add the parsnips. Continue cooking for about 5 minutes, deglaze with broth and simmer for 10 minutes. Then season to taste and puree until smooth. Put aside approx. 2 tablespoons of yogurt and stir the rest into the soup. Finally, season to taste and, before serving, season the remaining yogurt with paprika and add it to the soup as a garnish.

Parsnips

The parsnip is by no means a boring root vegetable and is full of important vitamins and minerals such as calcium and magnesium. What many people may not know is that parsnips contain more potassium and vitamin C than carrots. Now as we are approaching the winter months, when the days are getting shorter and colder again, you should provide your body with enough healthy food – in this case parsnips! Is parsnip on your nutrition plan or have you ever tried it? Like for yes!

Fall Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup is a fall classic. This simple recipe is not only delicious but can be modified using many different spices to add variety to your meal plan.

Ingredients:
1 serving pumpkin
1 Tbsp. chopped onions
1 chopped garlic clove
300 ml vegetable stock
Rapeseed oil
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Brown the onions and garlic in oil, then add the peeled, seeded and chopped pumpkin. Cook for about 5 minutes and season with salt and pepper. Add the vegetable stock and gently simmer for 20 minutes. Puree the entire mixture and season to taste. The soup can be refined with some coconut milk.

Depending on your taste, you can add different combinations of ginger, lemongrass, rosemary, curry powder or other delicious herbs and spices.

Pumpkin

Every year the pumpkin is THE star among the autumn vegetables. In terms of health, the pumpkin flesh is a true jack-of-all-trades. Pumpkins contain a lot of water and fiber which help the digestive system. Additionally, it is packed full of vitamin A and minerals such as copper, iron, magnesium and potassium. In folk medicine, fresh pumpkin juice is said to help with constipation.
Not just the flesh of the pumpkin is great for your health. Pumpkin seeds are not only delicious but also contain valuable fatty acids, minerals and trace elements such as manganese, zinc, copper and selenium.

Use this opportunity to try out a new pumpkin recipe and know that you are doing something good for your body!