Soup for Soothing your Emotional Energy

This recipe is fantastic for our Emotional PowerBars. The butternut squash is loaded with vitamin A which minimises anxiety and the fennel supports us to find our tolerance, understanding and compassions.

On the Physical level, t the butternut squash and lentils will both your bones will both support your bone health, as well as your immunity and blood pressure. How great is that!?

Prep time: 7 mins

Cooking time: 40 mins

Ingredients – 

  • 1 onion
  • Teaspoon of coconut oil or oil of choice
  • Butternut squash
  • Fennel
  • 1-2 teaspoons of veg stock
  • 250 grams of lentils

Instructions – 

  • Heat a knob of coconut oil in a large pan on a medium heat.
  • Dice the onion & sauté them in the oil.
  • Cut the squash into chunks, add to the pan.
  • Add lentils to the pan and stir for 1 minute.
  • Add water, ensuring everything is covered (may need to add more). Bring it to the boil and then simmer for 35 mins. Add 2 teaspoons of veg stock into the pot when it reaches the boil.
  • Sprinkle of oil/knob of coconut oil in a separate pan (do this at same time as step 5).
  • Chop the fennel into 2cm pieces, sauté this on its own for 10 mins.
  • Add the fennel to large pan.
  • Enjoy your delicious soup!

Options – 

Some may prefer to peel squash but this is optional > there are lots of natural goodies in the squash skin.

Water cress can be used instead of fennel, and makes the cooking process less effort.


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