Growing Super Soup

Foodimentary.com tells me that January is the National Soup Month, so here is the healthiest soup for you, Beautiful People. Lately, I have started playing with it by adding other leafy greens, such as spinach and Swiss chard. Try it and enjoy!

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Generations of kids grew up hearing about the super-power of spinach. Of course! They were told by the most reliable authority:

A can of spinach – and Popeye The Sailor Man was ready to defeat all the wrongdoers of the world! Without a doubt, spinach has powerful properties, essential for our health, but so do all the other green leafy vegetables, chief among them kale, the new post-Popeye super food. In case you think of it as just another trend, take at look at Ancient Greece, the birthplace of Olympic Games, proud of its athletes and warriors.

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They ate frugally, and their diet consisted mainly of grains (barley and spelt being the most popular), fruit and vegetables, supplemented by cheeses and fresh fish. With the exception of athletes in training, who in later years were directed to eat meat, Ancient Greeks stressed the austerity of their diet (Hesiod, Works and…

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  1. What a lovely post. Like Greece and all the references. Really enjoyed it.

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Bojana; I am glad you like it!

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  2. As much as i love lentils, kale, and the taste of Greek cooking, i know i will enjoy this!

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Mimi!

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  3. Good idea – so many varieties 🙂 amitiés – bises

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    1. Thank you so much, darling!

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  4. purpleslob says:

    Kale- uh, nope!! The one time I tried it- so awful!

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    1. Sorry about that, dear purple person! What about spinach?

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      1. purpleslob says:

        I love fresh spinach in salads!! Canned spinach not so much. But thawed froZen is good in dip!

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      2. So you can make the same soup with spinach, and frozen will work.

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  5. I love this recipe. Thanks for sharing it 🙂

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    1. Thank you for stopping by, dear Rozina!

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      1. Your page always is impressing and do enjoy reading all your posts.

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      2. I feel the same about yours, dear friend.

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