Cook's Hideout: 3 Day Detox Diet -- Detox Soup with Carrot & Green Beans

May 05, 2016

3 Day Detox Diet -- Detox Soup with Carrot & Green Beans

Blogging Marathon# 64: Week 1/ Day 3
Theme: Detox Diet
Dish: Detox Soup with Carrot & Green Beans
What I really liked about this 3-day detox diet is that we never felt we were dieting or eating less in the 3 days. The portions of all the meals are quite substantial and we are also allowed 2 snacks each day -- either 1oz. of nuts and/ or 2 pieces of fruit. Today I have the recipe for the soup that is served for dinner during the cleanse.
Detox Soup with Carrot & Green Beans
It is a simple soup with carrot and green beans. Make the full batch on the first day and you are good to go for the next 2 days. Hot soup is poured over fresh spinach and chopped dill and then steeped for 5 minutes for the greens to wilt.

Detox Soup with Carrot & Green Beans
This soup is a soothing option to make anytime of the year. Turmeric, a popular spice used in Indian cooking, is an especially rich source of curcumin, an antioxidant that fights inflammation.
Detox Soup with Carrot & Green Beans

Detox Soup with Carrot & Green Beans

Detox Soup with Carrots & Green Beans
  • 5~6 Medium Carrots, diced
  • 8oz. Green Beans, chopped
  • 10cups Water
  • 1 Large Onion, chopped
  • 3tbsp Extra virgin Olive oil
  • ¼tsp Turmeric
  • 3cups Baby Spinach
  • 3tbsp Fresh Dill, chopped
  • 2 Lemons, halved
  • To taste Salt & Pepper
  1. In a large saucepan, heat the oil and add onions. Cook for 4~5 minutes or until the onions turn translucent.
  2. Next add carrots, turmeric, salt and water. Bring the mixture to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 15~18 minutes or until carrots get are just tender. Add the green beans and cook until they are just tender, about 4~5 minutes.
  3. To serve Soup: Place 1cup of baby spinach and 1tbsp chopped dill in the bottom of the soup serving bowl. Ladle 3cups of hot soup over the greens, cover with a plate and let steep for 5 minutes. Squeeze some lemon juice and serve right away.
Detox Soup with Carrot & Green Beans
3-day Detox Diet:
Breakfast: Strawberry, Grapefruit and ginger Smoothie
Lunch: Beets and Arugula Salad with Avocado
Also read about how to prepare for the diet here.
Lets check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked today for BM# 64.



  1. Pictures are so captivating Pavani. Soup sounds so good..I hope this detox diet will help so much!..thanks for doing this..

  2. This looks like a filling soup with the veggies in it.

  3. Clear soups are a my new favorite. Serving instructions are very interesting.

  4. Sounds prefect for me, just want to have a bowl for my dinner tonite.. Excellent diet soup.

  5. Clear soups if they are made with the right flavors are so refreshing!

  6. Omg soup is very delicious.. Nice healthy soup. Pictures look stunning !

  7. If I knew detox was so delicious I will do it 365 days a year.

  8. Detox soup looks filling and healthy.I too made a detox soup for the theme and will post it later next week.Lovely captures.

  9. Soup looks very refreshing and vibrant.

  10. That's surely a healthy and delicious soup! Hope the detox was beneficial for you


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