Sunny Siesta | A Raw Soup

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In Soups, Taste Posted

Avocados aren’t red

And oranges aren’t blue

But this soup is sweet

And so are you…

Okay, okay. I’m not a poet and I know it. 😛

But what I can do is serve you up a sunny smile and a yummy new raw soup. I like a little something sweet after my midday siesta, and this is a delightfully light re-energizer to freshen up any day!

It’s so important to make time for ourselves: to sleep, eat well, move, and worship our body temples. We can only brighten up the world if we keep our own flame lit, right?

So go ahead and treat yourself to some sunshine, a smile, a siesta and soup! Sweet dreaming! <3

INGREDIENTS (1 large serving | source organic and local ingredients if possible!):

  • 2 oranges (approx. 1 cup juice)
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2-4 slices ginger
  • ¼ cup water (only if needed to blend)
  • cayenne (optional)
  • turmeric (optional)
  • sea salt
  • pepper
  • pumpkin seeds (to garnish)
  • sesame seeds (to garnish)
  • delight!

DIRECTIONS:

Squeeze fresh orange juice into blender. Toss in chopped carrots, avocado, garlic, ginger, water and blend till smooth.

Add a pinch of cayenne if you like it spicy, a pinch of turmeric cause it rocks your body, and a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.

Sprinkle on sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, and delight! Happy sipping! 😀

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  • Phil Gayle_For Singles and Couples
    November 26, 2012 at 1:19 PM

    Hi Sufey,
    Love the poem…lol! 😉
    That cold soup looks amazing, I don’t normally go for cold soup but I’ve printed your recipe and I will try it.
    When you have the time please feel free to pass by http://forsinglesandcouples.wordpress.com and share your thoughts.
    Bye for now. 🙂

  • petspeopleandlife
    November 26, 2012 at 1:52 PM

    This looks so good.l Color is outstanding.

  • Bluejellybeans
    November 26, 2012 at 1:58 PM

    Sounds good!

  • yummychunklet
    November 26, 2012 at 4:16 PM

    What an intensely gorgeous colored soup!

  • Tajna
    November 26, 2012 at 4:24 PM

    Sufeykins! I made something like this yesterday for dinner-carrots and zucchini and other stuff.Just had raw banana cacao and agave pudding.I hope your’e well and I send a GIGANTIC HUG to you! “Happy trails to you,until we meet again” I often think of our walk and photo session,was so special.
    Much love,
    Namaste,
    Tajna

    • sufey (@SufeySuryananadi)
      November 26, 2012 at 5:56 PM

      TAJNA!! I love you and miss you so much! How lovely to see your message here! Your meals sound so delicious, hopefully we will share more soon! Sending galaxies of hugs and kisses!! xoxo <3

  • Spiritual World Traveler
    November 26, 2012 at 4:48 PM

    Looks yummy!

  • heartflow2012
    November 26, 2012 at 9:44 PM

    I will try this one – it is sooooo lovely!
    And I am sending you the link to this poem, cause you sort of inspired it when you said “My smile flew off my face into the world” or something like that:
    https://heartflow2012.wordpress.com/2012/11/25/flocks-of-smiles/

    with Joy, Happiness and lots of Love!
    Tomas

    • sufey (@SufeySuryananadi)
      November 27, 2012 at 5:25 AM

      You are lovely, Tomas!! And so is your poem, thank you for sharing such a beautiful piece! HUGS! <3

  • carolineskanne
    November 27, 2012 at 6:12 AM

    looks delicious! your whole blog is beautiful …

  • Gretchen O'Donnell
    November 27, 2012 at 10:17 AM

    This is unlike anything I’ve ever seen! I must say that the one time I had cold Gazpacho in Victoria, B.C., I’ve been wanting it again ever since! That’s the only time I’ve had a cold soup, I think…anyway, thanks so much for stopping by my blog last week! 🙂

    • sufey (@SufeySuryananadi)
      November 27, 2012 at 11:02 AM

      Haha my recipes are a bit kooky sometimes! They’re usually the product of me mixing up whatever I have at home to save on a trip to the market! 😛

      I’m glad you liked your cold soup, and I hope you enjoy this one too! It was a pleasure to stop by! x

  • veryproundtobe
    November 28, 2012 at 7:26 AM

    you make all this??? wow………, i will try this for real….

  • nurulthecook
    November 28, 2012 at 11:55 AM

    Looks really yummy!! 🙂

  • kreissa03
    November 29, 2012 at 9:39 AM

    yummy!!!!! anyway you’ve been nominated to liebster award 🙂
    1901skinnylove.wordpress.com

    • sufey (@SufeySuryananadi)
      November 30, 2012 at 6:40 AM

      Awe!!! Thank you so much Michaela! <3

      PS one of my good friends went to Ateneo too! Sending love to the Philippines! 😀