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A 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Soup That Supports Digestion, From A Dietitian*

Ella Davar, R.D., CDN
Registered Dietitian
By Ella Davar, R.D., CDN
Registered Dietitian
Ella Davar, R.D., CDN, received her education in Nutrition Science from New York University, and an Integrative Nutrition Certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN
Expert review by
Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN
mbg Vice President of Scientific Affairs
Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN is Vice President of Scientific Affairs at mindbodygreen. She received her bachelor's degree in Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania and Ph.D. in Foods and Nutrition from the University of Georgia.
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October 10, 2021

If you're not the pumpkin-patch or apple-picking type, a trip to the farmers market can get you into the fall spirit just as easily. While there's plenty of fall produce to choose from, stick to just three on your next visit—that's all you need to make my healthy pumpkin soup recipe. 

Along with the immune-supporting benefits of autumn produce, this simple soup also contains a secret digestion-supporting ingredient: mbg organic veggies+.*

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Pumpkin soup health benefits.

The greens powder contains a blend of organic ginger, turmeric, and cinnamon. This trio of quintessential fall spices is paired with digestive enzymes, which strategically help break down food and enhance nutrient absorption while supporting gut health and digestive function.*

This creamy vegetable soup is also rich in natural fibers, like organic cruciferous vegetables, as well as prebiotic fiber (hello, flaxseed), and probiotics to nourish the gut microbiome.* More specifically, it contains Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains, which have been shown to provide beneficial microbes to support GI function.*

In this delectable soup, the warm orange hue of the pumpkin and carrots comes from beta-carotene, a powerful carotenoid and form of vitamin A. This antioxidant helps promote oxidative balance in the body, playing a role in overall immune functioning and even eye health.*

Yes, all those benefits with just five ingredients and three simple steps. Here's more on how to make it. 

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5-Ingredient Pumpkin Soup Recipe 

Ingredients

  • ½ pumpkin (or butternut squash), peeled and chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced 
  • 1 cup bone broth
  • 1 to 2 tbsp. mbg organic veggies+
  • Optional: Add Himalayan sea salt and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil on top.
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Method 

  1. Steam all 3 vegetables together.
  2. Add to a pot of hot bone broth and mbg organic veggies+.
  3. Blend together, using an immersion or a standard blender.
Ella Davar, R.D., CDN
Ella Davar, R.D., CDN
Registered Dietitian

Ella Davar, R.D., CDN, received her education in Nutrition Science from New York University, and an Integrative Nutrition Certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Her book, Driven Women Wellness: Your guide to self-care, offers a cohesive list of priorities, plan of action and hacks that help her clients reach their wellness goals while managing busy lifestyles in a healthy way. Davar specializes in integrative anti-aging nutrition and lifestyle interventions to help women of all backgrounds manage weight, stress, diet, and various health conditions.