Soups & Starters


Sweet Pepper & Carrot Soup

Serves 4 – An OGP signature recipe – as it contains capsicum and turmeric, it could help with inflammation if eaten regularly. Also a good source of beta-carotene which is converted to Vitamin A by the body, and vitamin C if the peppers are used fully ripe



500g carrots
2 leeks
8 small sweet peppers
1 red onion
2 cloves garlic (diced)
1 litre vegetable stock
1 tablespoon coconut cream
Juice of half lemon
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp turmericsweet carrot + pepper soup 2
Salt & black pepper to taste

  1. Use a tablespoon of coconut oil to fry off the garlic and onions
  2. Add stock and sliced carrots, sliced leeks and diced peppers
  3. Stir in oregano, turmeric and salt & pepper to taste
  4. Simmer for 20-25 minutes
  5. Blitz with a stick blender to a smooth consistency
  6. Add the coconut cream and lemon juice, mix into soup and serve

Spiced Organic Parsnip & Apple Soup

Collage 2014-12-19 22_13_55To prove making organic soup is easy, here is our own recipe soup, very scrummy, and warming on a cold Winters evening – could even be a Christmas Day starter!! This is a firm favourite in our house !!

Makes enough to feed 6, or you can freeze it in batches for use another time.

Fat free, sugar free, additive free.

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So you see it doesnt have to be difficult, making organic soup is easy

Sweet & Satisfying Soup

We really enjoyed this recipe !! Serves 4

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750g raw carrots, chopped
850ml vegetable stock
Zest of an orange
1 whole orange, peeled & chopped
1 sweet onion, peeled & chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
3-4 dates, pitted (adjust to sweeten)
1½ inch fresh ginger root
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 teaspoon Himalayan salt (to taste)

  1. Sautee onions, ginger and garlic in coconut oil
  2. Add vegetables and stock
  3. Simmer for 10-15 minutes
  4. Whilst simmering zest the orange, then peel and chop. Chop dates as well
  5. Add orange, orange zest and chopped dates
  6. Simmer for a further 5 minutes
  7. Add Himalayan salt to taste
  8. Blend & serve – garnish with pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds or fresh coriander