Would you like to eat raw soup but you are more in the mood for warm meals? Do you think you have to cook your soup in the cold time of the year? Is your mixer therefore often at home unused?
Then mix delicious soup in autumn and winter with only a little time and effort. You can use your mixer to make tasty, healthy raw soups.
A blender gives you preparation options which you may not have tried.
Warm Raw Soup
High-performance mixers have a lot of power. In a short time, they can make smoothies, Muse, sauces, and juices from raw ingredients. Also, you can even prepare hot soups with them, is a lesser-known added value. We mean here actually hot soups you can make from raw ingredients, using only the high-performance mixer instead of a stove!
The reason why a high-performance mixer can make warm or even hot soups is its enormous engine power. Because of the high speeds, not only are the ingredients finely crushed, it also generates a lot of heat. Therefore, raw food eaters make sure that they never mix their ingredients in the blender too long, because, in the case of raw food diets, foods should only be heated to about 42 degrees. Friends of hot soups take advantage of this effect. Some high-performance mixers, even offer automatic soup programs!
Warming Raw Soup in no time
To make hot soups in the high-performance mixer, put the raw ingredients including spices and water to the blender jar and mixe for about 5-10 minutes at the highest power level. You can check how warm the content in the mixing bowl is. After only a few minutes, the ingredients begin to steam and reach temperatures of 100 degrees. You make fresh, steaming soups fast and with less effort!
Please note that the production of hot soup only works in powerful high-performance mixers. Classic household mixers or hand blenders usually do not have the power needed and may break. Please pay attention to the operating instructions and warranty of your mixer to avoid damage!
Raw food soups you can generally prepare very quickly and easily. The appropriate ingredients are added to the blender and then just mixed. Raw food soups taste cold as well as warm. If you want to prepare a warm soup, add a little bit heated water or let the blender run for about 3 minutes, t the contents warm up. Gentler and faster, however, is the addition of warm water.
Ways to prepare warm soup
Full-value method: first steam the main ingredients and then mix for 5-10 minutes
Raw food method: Blend all ingredients for 3 – 5 minutes in a blender to raw food quality under 42 degree
Method for easier digestion
In this method, we combine the steaming with the mixing. First of all: we steam hard-to-digest ingredients such as potatoes, carrots, beets, pumpkins, onions or garlic and then mix everything together in the blender for 5-10 minutes. This makes the soup nice and warm, the spices can develop, but not many vitamins are lost as with the classic cooking method.
Advantages: Slightly shorter cooking time than with the classic cooking method. Low vitamin loss than the cooking method
Disadvantage: The taste can be a little unusual, you have to get used to. The soups taste a bit “pure”.
Method for raw warm soup
In this method, food is not heated above 42 degrees Celsius. Why? Because from this temperature, heat-sensitive substances (such as vitamin C, chlorophyll or unsaturated fatty acids) are destroyed and their content in the diet decreases.
Is there a disadvantage? Yes, some people do not like raw food dishes so well because digestion requires more digestive power. In addition, the theory contradicts the Eastern dietary teachings such as Ayurvedic Nutrition or Traditional Chinese Medicine, which says, “You are what you can digest and absorb.” Some people may want to eat more raw food, some not. You have to find that out for yourself.
Advantage: Fastest preparation No vitamin loss .
Disadvantage: Not all people tolerate raw food soups as more digestive power is needed. Especially Vata or Vata Pitta types according to Ayurveda should rather use the other method.
This recipe is perfect for those pumpkin leftovers! With only a few ingredients plus spices you have a super tasty, creamy, healthy, nutritious raw soup. I usually do not like raw soups but this recipe I absolutely love; the texture and spice is just right. Plus I added Turmeric so it also reduces inflammation and adds tons of nutrients.
As one of my new year’s resolutions, I wanted to try making more raw foods. I fully believed food in its most pure form (not cooked) is best for your body. This soup is great because it is nice and creamy while still being packed with spinach.