Fall Cleanse Recipes: Tahini Sauce, Avocado Bliss Soup, Carrot Ginger Soup

September 26, 2013

Fall Detox Recipes: Roasted Veggies, Avocado Bliss and Carrot Ginger Soup

These Fall Cleanse Recipes are companion recipes to Seizing the Season: DIY Fall Cleanse 3 Day Plan.

Roasted Veggies with Tahini Sauce

Mix 5 cups of root veggies, chopped uniformly (any combo of beets, turnips, rutabaga, fennel, carrots, parsnips) with 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and a big handful of chopped parsley.  Toss veggies with coconut oil and spread out onto a baking sheet; Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until slightly browned. Season with salt and pepper; top with parsley.  Pair with Avocado Bliss soup (recipe below).

Tahini Sauce

1/2 cup tahini
1/2 cup cilantro
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp wheat free tamari
Juice of 1 lemon
1/4-1/2 cup water

Whisk or blend all ingredients together. Add more water until desired consistency is reached.

avocado bliss cold soupAvocado Bliss (Cool Soup)
(Makes 2 Servings)

2 avocados
3/4 of a medium cucumber
1 stalk celery
Juice of 1 small lime
Handful of fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon wheat free tamari (optional)
1 cup water (if wanting warm soup use hot water)
Chives and pumpkin seeds to garnish
Blend all ingredients, except the chopped chives in a high-speed blender until smooth.

(avocados are a wonderful fat and also wonderful for hydrating the cells on a cellular level, which allows for you to detox properly.)

Carrot Ginger Soup (Warm Soup)
(Makes 4 servings)
1 tbl of coconut oil
1 yellow onion, sliced or roughly chopped
8 large carrots, uniformly chopped
1 inch ginger, chopped (or to taste)
6 cups water
In a stockpot, sauté the onion in coconut oil until soft and translucent. Add remaining ingredients and cook until carrots are soft. Blend in batches in a blender (or use a hand blender). Taste and adjust seasoning by adding either sea salt or freshly ground black pepper.

Related: Ayurvedic Diet for Vegans

5 Warming Spices for Fall


Photo: Peaceful Dumpling; pareerica via Flickr

Leigh is a health & beauty writer, certified holistic health coach, and the founder of Harmonic Well-being with Leigh. Her articles discuss holistic nutrition, well-being, and other mind-body-spirit topics. Fiercely dedicated to transforming the current food culture today, Leigh helps women recover from the standard American diet, transition to whole foods, reclaim health, and lose weight naturally. Leigh is mom to 7 year old Jakob, a mini-food detective, and wife to Scot, a recovering milk, steak, and potato addict. You can read more from Leigh at her blogs Harmonic Well-being with Leigh and A Spirit Full.


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