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Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis
Ginger is a great spice to use in recipes not only for it’s flavor, but it also may help reduce inflammation and minimize stomach pain or nausea.
Carrots contain vitamin A, potassium, and vitamin K. Vitamin A is important in strengthening the immune system & building healthy cells, potassium is a key nutrient that can be low as a result of a flare, and vitamin K is vital to blood and bone health.
Chicken broth adds vitamins and minerals to the dish, and can help maintain hydration levels during periods of flare-ups.
Peeled and cooked sweet potatoes provide your body with potassium, an electrolyte, that can be low as a result of a flare.
Cook Spices in Oil In a large pot over medium heat, cook the onion powder and ginger in olive oil until fragrant, 2 minutes.
Add Ingredients Add carrots, sweet potato, chicken broth, and the coarse salt.
Let Simmer Simmer, uncovered, until vegetables are tender when pierced with a fork, about 15-20 minutes.
Purée Until Smooth Carefully transfer the contents to a blender, and puree until smooth. (Caution: hot liquids in a blender may cause the top to pop off. Place a cloth over the blender lid and hold to secure.)
Season to Taste Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with dill and a dollop of Greek yogurt if desired.
In step one, omit the garlic powder and replace with a diced white onion. Sauté the onion in the olive oil until slightly golden in color. Add the ginger and cook until fragrant.
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