Top 5 Detox Soup Recipes

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If this winter weather has made you sluggish and you have been thinking about doing a detox but can’t bear to be too far from comfort foods, such as soup, when the weather is this cold, we have good news for you. Although you can do those lemon juice and water cleansing detoxes, why bother when you have a wonderful world of soups that will do the same thing? Imagine drinking a hot mug of soup at work and know that you are giving your body a wonderfully healthy cleansing at the same time.

Does this sound good? Then keep reading for the best 5 detox soup recipes around. Go dig up your soup mug; you are going to need it!


1. No Meat Chicken Detox Soup


  • 10 Cups of chicken broth (if you have bone broth, that’s best. If not, look for organic, gluten free broth. Avoid the cubes or canned broth)
  • 1 Pound of butternut squash, cubed
  • ½  White organic onion, chopped
  • 6 Stalks organic celery, chopped
  • 6 Small organic carrots, chopped (wash them but don’t peel them)
  • 4 to 10 Cloves of organic garlic (as many as you think you can deal with. If you love garlic, use 10. If you don’t, use 4.)
  • 1 Cup organic green cabbage, chopped
  • ¼ Cup of apple cider vinegar
  • Juice from 1 fresh, organic lemon
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Cayenne pepper to taste


  • Add the broth into a large soup pan or stockpot with the celery, carrots, and onions.
  • Boil down until you have about 8 cups of soup.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool for about 15 or 20 minutes.
  • Add the garlic to the soup.
  • Place in the food processor (in batches if you have to) and blend on high for one minute.
  • Return the pot to the stove and add the squash and cabbage.
  • Add your salt and cayenne pepper.
  • You can also add other seasonings if you like such as sage, thyme, or bay leaves.
  • Return to a boil.
  • Add the apple cider vinegar and lemon juice.
  • Allow to simmer for another 20 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy. 
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