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Immune-Boosting Soup

Packed with astragalus and other powerful healing ingredients, this healthy comfort food will give your immune system that extra pick-me-up to banish any virus.
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Immune-Boosting Soup

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  • 8Servings


  • 5 cups water

  • 1 Tbs. miso paste

  • 1 cup shiitake mushrooms (sliced)

  • 2 small yellow onions (minced)

  • 1 cup celery (sliced)

  • 1 cup carrots (sliced)

  • 1 cup bell peppers (sliced)

  • 1 Tbs. ginger (grated)

  • 1 tsp. turmeric

  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

  • 3–4 dried slices of astragalus root

  • 5 cloves garlic

  • 1 Tbs. coconut oil


  1. Heat water and miso paste in large pot, and allow paste to dissolve. 
  2. Add mushrooms, onion, celery, carrots, peppers, ginger, turmeric, black pepper, and astragalus slices, and simmer 1 hour (or longer if needed). 
  3. Add raw garlic and coconut oil for the final 10 minutes of simmering. 
  4. Remove astragalus slices from soup before serving. 

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 50
  • Carbohydrate Content: 7 g
  • Fat Content: 2 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 90 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g
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