Sweet potato, carrot and turmeric soup

sweet potato turmeric soupStudies have shown that curcumin, a compound in turmeric, may reduce inflammation in the body


1 onion, diced
2 tbsp light olive oil
4 large sweet potatoes, cut in chunks
6-8 large carrots, roughly sliced
1 tbsp herbamare
1 tsp turmeric
Few grinds of fresh black pepper
½ tsp cumin (optional)

Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion for a few minutes until translucent.  Add the sweet potatoes, carrots and spices and enough water to just cover the veg.  Cover and cook for approx. half an hour or until vegetables are soft.  Take off the heat and liquidise with a hand blender until smooth.        Top with a poached egg for a super nutritious lunch!

Note: Herbamare is a seasoning salt infused with herbs and vegetables and adds great flavour to soups.