I am a soup lover – I’m always cooking in the kitchen making new soup recipes. I’ll eat it during the freezing temperatures of winter and even enjoy soup during the scorching months of summer. I often add quinoa as a rice or pasta substitue.

Hearty Turkey Tomato SoupHearty Turkey Tomato Soup

1 lb. Lean ground turkey
1 tsp. Himalayan pink salt
1/4 tsp. ground pepper
1 – 2 Tbsp. basil, dried or chopped
1 – 2 tsp. rubbed sage
2 Tbsp. MCT or coconut oil
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 c. green pepper, chopped
3/4 c. celery, chopped
3 c. crushed or pureed tomatoes or 2 cans reduced-sodium tomato soup
2 c. water
1 c. cooked quinoa

In a medium combine turkey and spices. Set aside. In a large soup pot, add oil and heat over medium heat. Place onion, bell pepper, celery and cook for 5-7 minutes or until onion is translucent Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute, stirring constantly. Push aside or remove from pot. Add turkey and cook until no longer pink. Reduce heat and add quinoa, soup and water. Cook at a simmer for about 15 minutes. Adjust seasoning to taste and enjoy.