by Kymythy R.
Soup: Romance and Health in a Bowl!”
looking for a chilled
soup to serve at a luncheon I’m giving. It’d be great if I
could brag to my
friends that the soup was healthy too! Any ideas?
Answer: Yes! You might not guess
it, but strawberries make a
wonderful chilled soup. Strawberries have been very popular throughout
Madame Tallien (a figure in Napoleon’s court) used to actually
bathe in 22
pounds of the crushed berries! Strawberries have been more than bath
some though – for instance, the roots were used as a toothbrush
and the juice
for cleaning tarter and discoloration from teeth. Native Americans made
from the roots for stomach, liver, and menstrual problems; while
sipped the tea for indigestion, kidney problems, and blood cleansing.
been made into poultices for burns and wounds.
advises to be careful about whom you share a double strawberry with
be destined to fall in love with that person. Seems like a good soup to
with good friends!
4 cups ripe strawberries
1/4 cup peppermint leaves
Dash of ground cloves
stems from the strawberries; place berries, cloves, and
all but a few mint leaves in a food processor or blender; and puree. If
strawberries aren’t sweet enough, add a small amount of honey.
And, if serving
to an adult-only crowd, a splash of champagne may be added! Pour into
garnish with mint leaves. Makes about 2 cups.
Kymythy Schultze has been
trailblazer in animal nutrition for over two decades.
She is also a human nutritionist and has
helped thousands of people and their pets live happier, healthier lives. To learn how to easily prepare healthy meals
for dogs, cats, and humans, check out her best-selling books: “Natural
Nutrition for Dogs and Cats: The Ultimate Diet.”, “The Natural
Nutrition No-Cook Book: Delicious Food for You…and Your
Pets!” and her new book "Natural
Nutrition fot Cats: The Path to Purr-fect Health"
her website at www.kymythy.com