Ginger Carrot Soup

Light and warming soup, very soothing for indigestion and chest colds.

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons of coconut butter

Small pinch of salt

1 pound carrots, chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

1 stalk of celery, chopped

1 teaspoon ginger, grated (what would a carrot ginger soup recipe be without it!)

5 cups chicken broth or stock; or use vegetable stock for vegetarian version.

Zest of half a lime

Juice of one lime

Preparation:

1. Heat oil in soup pot on medium low.

2. Add onions, carrots, celery and salt. Saute until onions and carrot are soft.

3. Add ginger. Cook for a minute or two more. (If ginger is chopped instead of grated, add it earlier).

4. Add broth, cook for 5 to ten minutes at a low boil.

5. Use blender, food processor or hand-held immersion blender to puree the soup.

6. Add lime zest and juice. Chill and serve.

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