Celery soup for weight loss

Celery soup

The main weight loss principle is to consume fewer calories than you spend. To comply with it, you don’t necessary have to torture yourself with hunger. You can develop your menu, which will allow you to:

  1. eat well,
  2. receive the necessary substances,
  3. feel full,
  4. lead an active lifestyle,
  5. gradually lose weight.

One of the main assistants in this process is soup, and not any soup, but the celery soup for weight loss.

Celery is a wonderful plant for slimming. Every single part of it is useful:

  • root,
  • stems,
  • leaves,
  • seeds.

Celery roots, stems and leaves

Are rich in

  • vitamins of group B, A, PP, phosphate salts, calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium

Contain

  • proteins and pectin,
  • a lot of fiber

Are low in

  • carbohydrates and calories

It seems as if nature has worked a lot to combine in one product a set of substances for fighting excess weight.

In addition, celery has a tonic and diuretic effect and is even considered an aphrodisiac. Celery seeds are rich in essential oils and can be used together with salt or instead of it to flavor dishes. You can use all parts of celery to make celery soup for weight loss.

In the fight against excess weight, all vegetable soups are good, as they allow saturating with a small amount of calories for a long time. By adding celery to a soup, you make it even more effective, since the bright taste and aroma of this vegetable makes the dish so attractive that it is impossible to get bored with such diet.

  • You can make a perfect creamy soup and a simple vegetable soup.
  • You can cook it with broth or simply with water.
  • Celery matches well with other vegetables and spices.
  • Celery can be used to replace potatoes in other soups recipes.

Creamy celery soup for weight loss can contain small amounts of potatoes, carrots, cream and even soaked bread, all of which are required to thicken it. When serving, the celery soup can be decorated with

  • nuts,
  • sesame or sunflower seeds,
  • croutons cooked on dry pan.

Do not be afraid of these ingredients, because their small amounts will not harm your figure, and will significantly increase the nutritional value of the low-calorie soup, thus allowing you not to think about food longer.

Celery

CELERY SOUP RECIPES

SOUP OF CELERY STALKS AND TWO ONION VARIETIES

Ingredients:

  • 1 large bunch of celery stalks,
  • 1 large onion,
  • 2 stalks of leek,
  • 2 cloves of garlic,
  • 1 liter of vegetable or chicken broth,
  • 50-100 ml of low-fat cream,
  • salt, pepper, bay leaf to taste,
  • fresh greens.

How to cook:

  1. Pre-heat some vegetable oil in a saucepan and place finely chopped celery, onions and leeks into it.Simmer the vegetables on low heat until soft.
  2. Add crushed garlic and let it sit on the fire for another 1 minute.Pour in the hot broth, add bay leaf, salt and pepper.
  3. Bring the soup to a boil and cook over low heat for 5 minutes, then cool a little and remove the bay leaf.
  4. Puree the soup in a blender, adding cream to taste, and immediately serve. You can decorate the soup with fresh herbs.

QUICK CREAMY CELERY ROOT SOUP WITH BREAD

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil,
  • 1 large celery root,
  • 1 onion,
  • 1 potato,
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic,
  • 1 cup chicken broth,
  • 2 slices of ciabatta or whole wheat bread,
  • salt, spices to taste,
  • sesame seeds, seeds for serving.

How to cook:

  1. Heat up some olive oil in a thick-walled saucepan, pour in all vegetables, which were chopped finely, and simmer under the lid, stirring occasionally.
  2. When vegetables are softened, pour in the broth, crumble bread into the soup, add salt and spices, and leave on low heat for another 1-2 minutes.
  3. Puree the soup with a blender and serve immediately, decorated with sesame and sunflower seeds.

INDIAN CELERY SOUP

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. butter,
  • 2 cloves of garlic,
  • 1 tbsp. fresh grated ginger,
  • 1 tsp. curry powder,
  • 0.5 tsp. turmeric,
  • 1 onion,
  • 1 bunch of celery stalks,
  • 1 liter of water,
  • 1 cup of milk,
  • salt, pepper to taste,
  • nuts, seeds for serving.

How to cook:

  1. Melt the butter in a deep frying pan, and fry in it the garlic, onions and ginger, add curry and turmeric, salt and pepper, mix.
  2. Add finely chopped onions and celery. Fry a little. Pour in water and bring to a boil.
  3. Pour in the milk and bring it back to the boil again.Correct the taste with salt or spices and puree the soup in a blender.
  4. Serve while hot, decorated with toasted nuts or seeds.

4 CELERY SOUP

Ingredients:

  • 1 celery root,
  • 1 bunch of celery stalks,
  • 1 bunch of celery leaves,
  • 1 pinch of dry celery seeds,
  • 1 carrot,
  • 1 onion,
  • 1 potato,
  • 150-200 g white cabbage,
  • salt, pepper, ginger to taste.

How to cook:

  1. In a saucepan of boiling water, put diced celery root and potatoes, chopped cabbage, finely chopped carrots and onions.Add crushed celery seeds.
  2. Add salt, bring to a boil and cook over low heat for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add finely chopped celery stalks and chopped greens, bring to a boil again, add pepper and ginger powder.
  4. Serve with black bread.

Celery soup for weight loss is a simple and delicious way to control weight.