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Sweet Potato and Coconut Milk Velvet Soup
Sweet Potato and Coconut Milk Velvet Soup
  • Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into 1-2 cm cubes.
  • Peel the celery root and cut into 1-2 cm cubes.
  • Thinly slice the onions.
  • Transfer all of the vegetables to a pot along with the water.
  • Add the cardamom pods.
  • Place pot over heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until the vegetables soften.
  • When ready, remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove the cardamom pods and beat with an immersion blender until the soup is smooth and velvety.
  • Carefully pass the soup through a strainer to remove any pieces of vegetables that might not have been pureed. This is optional.
  • Transfer soup back to pot. Add the coconut milk and place back on heat for 3-5 minutes, just to heat.
  • Season to taste and serve with fresh thyme, toasted sandwich bread and 1 tablespoon of coconut cream in each plate.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
20 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
22 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
64 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
22 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
27 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
16 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
30 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
8 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.