Immune Boosting Green Soup

Since winter is setting in, that must mean cold and flu season is here as well. This week, I’m focusing on immune boosting recipes. You don’t need to wait until you’re sick to enjoy these super healthy recipes!

Today, we have Immune Boosting Green Soup from I have adjusted her recipe slightly, recommending the use of BONE BROTH, instead of water or veggie broth.  Bone broth is much healthier, especially if someone is ill. You will find her video below, and her full recipe HERE.

As always, if you wish to go directly to the recipe, scroll down.

Immune Boosting Green Soup

  • Servings: 1-2
  • Difficulty: easy
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Equipment: Large pot, blender, knife


  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1/2 chopped leek
  • 1-inch piece of fresh ginger
  • 1/2 head broccoli, chopped
  • 3 handfuls of fresh kale or spinach
  • 14 ounce can coconut milk
  • 3 cups water/vegetable broth (TIP FROM TAMARA: BONE BROTH IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED due to it’s high concentration of nutrients which boost immunity)
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • -1 tsp sea salt -ground pepper to taste -4 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • The juice of half a lemon


  1. Combine first 11 ingredients in a pot, bring to boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer, and cook til veggies are desired doneness.
  3. Pour contents of pot into a large blender, and add lemon juice and yeast. Blend til desired consistency.
  4. If you choose not to blend, add the yeast and lemon juice to the pot prior to serving.

Author: Tamara Hoerner

Welcome to The Purple Almond Wellness! I’m Tamara Hoerner, MHNE, RNCP, wellness educator and founder of Purple Almond Wellness. I work with middle-age individuals to help support brain health and develop whole body wellness, in order to improve the quality of their mid-life years. Heart and Alzheimer’s diseases run in my family and I struggled with weight loss, so I strive to help others with similar conditions. Using only nutrition, I rid my body of seasonal allergies, Psoriatic Arthritis and migraines, as well as cured my insomnia. I know what it takes to use food as medicine, especially in middle age. As a wellness educator and Summa Cum Laude graduate of Hawthorn University, I develop personalized nutrition plans and wellness education sessions, to help clients. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

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