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Spinach Cucumber Soup   icoHSB

Yield: 5-6 cups



In an high-speed blender (Vitamix or similar) place all ingredients (liquid first) with 1/2 of the spinach leaves. Blend until smooth then add the remaining spinach leaves.


This recipe can be varied in many ways -- add chopped red peppers or garlic, 1 cup cashews soaked in 1 cup water could be added (instead of Almond Milk) to make it creamier. Avocado could also be used to replace the almond milk or cashew mixture.

Almond Milk -- when initially making almond milk, remember not to add vanilla, cinnamon or dates to sweeten it (like you might do for a breakfast milk). This is a soup base so it should not be sweetened. For complete directions, see my Almond Milk recipe.

I heat this soup a little on the stove. You can use a thermometer to keep the heat below 118° so it will still be raw, or just stick your finger in it as it warms up. You'll know when it's getting above a comfortable temperature.

Ideas for Garnish

Small diced red peppers

Small diced green onions

Seasoned seeds.

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