This liver detox soup is a nutrition powerhouse filled with liver-cleansing vegetables that help to prevent fatty liver and flush toxins out of your liver by opening up the phase 3 liver detoxification pathway and improving liver function.
Nothing beats this vegetable detox soup with carrots, beets, cauliflower, onion, garlic, artichoke, and hemp seeds. These are the best foods to include on detox diets as they support the function of detoxification enzymes in the liver.
Beets contain betalains, a powerful antioxidant with liver protective and anti-inflammatory properties. There are many health benefits from all the vegetables used in this liver detox recipe.
The soup is vegan, gluten-free, low-fat, and one of the best detox soups to lose weight. Making this soup for fatty liver is super easy and a great way to cleanse your liver naturally. One of the easiest ways to include liver-cleansing vegetables in your diet is by making this soup, especially in winter when the body craves warm foods.
The soup is made in a large pot, but you can also make it in an instant pot. Recently I purchased an instant pot, and I love that you can walk away as your soup simmers away and becomes extra flavourful.
Garlic, onion, and artichoke are sauteed in olive oil, and season this delicious recipe. 4 cups of water are mixed with three cubes of vegetable stock to make a flavourful vegetable broth
This detox soup recipe contains beets and artichokes are my top nutrient-dense foods to support a sluggish gallbladder by promoting bile flow. Optimal bile flow is essential for weight loss as toxins and fats are transported out of the liver via the bile. Bile is crucial for ridding the body of toxins and improving liver health.
A healthy liver free of toxins and fat build-up is the cornerstone to maintaining a healthy weight and optimal gut health.
The earthy tones from the beetroot blend beautifully with cauliflower and carrots. While hemp seeds and cauliflower provide a creamy texture that mellows out the earthy beetroot flavor, cauliflower and hemp seeds are also excellent sources of plant-based protein and amino acids.
Garlic, onion, and artichoke are sauteed with salt and pepper until golden brown for a subtle savory seasoning. Once this vegetable detox soup is blended, all the flavors meld together perfectly.
I chose not to add any additional spices as all the natural flavors from the cooked vegetables came through. It is seasoned with black pepper and sea salt, but you could also garnish it with fresh herbs such as dill. Thyme and rosemary would be my other top herbs to season this soup.
Vegetables are the best foods to cleanse the liver. All the vegetables in this liver cleansing soup provide nutritional support for various liver detoxification pathways. It is a simple soup with real foods to promote good health and reduce oxidative stress.
After the holiday season, many people enter the new year with resolutions to eat healthily, work out and lose weight. So if you are looking for liver detox soups to help you reach your health goals, this soup is for you.
But don’t just make it once. Enjoy it all year round as you implement your new year’s resolutions. You can double the recipe to make a big batch that you can freeze for a later date.
It is the best detox vegetable soup that tastes great and will help you to lose weight, detox the liver and improve overall health! Never underestimate the power of healthy ingredients to transform your health. This liver-nourishing soup is a must for anyone who wants to lose weight and reverse fatty liver!
Is cauliflower good for fatty liver?
Cauliflower is a great vegetable for fatty liver as it is a rich source of indole, a compound that can help control fatty liver. This study found decreased levels of circulating indoles in obese people with fatty liver and inflammation. Mice that were given indoles had significantly less liver fat and inflammation. Thus the indoles found in cauliflower can help to prevent fatty liver.
Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that contains nutrients for the sulfation detox pathway. There are compounds in cauliflower that help metabolize estrogen.
Benefits of this liver detox soup
Beets are deeply pigmented and full of antioxidants and polyphenols to cleanse the liver. You get rainbow colors in your diet when you eat beets, carrots, and cauliflower.
Artichoke is fantastic for helping to flush toxins from the liver by promoting bile flow from a sluggish gallbladder. Optimal bile flow and gallbladder function are essential for liver detox. Every liver cleanse should start with opening up phase 3 liver detox, which is optimal bile flow from the gallbladder.
Carrots are rich in carotenoids, antioxidants that protect the liver from free radical damage.
Garlic and onion contain sulfur compounds that help support the liver’s sulfation detox pathway. The sulfation detox pathway is the main pathway to eliminate steroid and thyroid hormones. Food additives and environmental toxins are conjugated through the sulfation detox pathway.
These are just some of the benefits of the vegetables found in this liver detox soup. Many phytonutrients and antioxidants are in these liver-cleansing vegetables, which help reduce inflammation and are the cornerstone of an anti-inflammatory diet.
Consume this liver detox soup along side a very low calorie diet to reverse fatty liver and diabetes. Professor Roy Taylors research demonstrates that a low calorie diet is effective for weight loss and thus reversing fatty liver in type 2 diabetics.
Liver Detox Soup to Prevent Fatty Liver
- frying pan
- immersion blender
- 4 cups water
- 3 cubes vegetable stock
- 2 cups beets
- 2 cups carrot
- 2 cups cauliflower
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 medium onion
- ½ cup canned artichoke
- 1 tsp olive oil
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
- ¼ cup hemp seeds
- Measure 4 cups of water into a pot and combine with 3 cubes vegetable stock. Bring the water to a boil.
- Dice beets, carrots and cauliflower into 1 inch chunks then add to boiling water with vegetable stock. Cook for 30 minutes. Keep the lid on the soup and turn to a low boil so not too much water escapes, otherwise you may need to add more water at the end.
- Finely dice garlic, onion and artichoke. Saute in a pan with olive oil over medium heat for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
- After the beet, carrot and cauliflower are finished cooking add the sauted vegetables to the pot with hemp seeds. Blend all the vegetables into a creamy soup using an immersion blender.
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