Summer Farm Chowder

Summer Farm Chowder

Cool summer evenings call for a deliciously fresh soup. This one is bursting with herbs and vegetables AND kids even like it!  For an extra immune boost, use chicken bone broth, which is full of gut healing minerals.  This soup is finished off with coconut milk, but if you do not like that, substitute dairy milk.

Summer Farm Chowder

1-2 Tbs. olive oil or ghee
2 medium zucchini, chopped
1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
2 poblano peppers, seeded and chopped
Large pinch of sea salt
3 Tbs. fresh herbs (such as dill, parsley, basil, thyme), chopped
4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 tsp. lemon juice
2 cups plum tomatoes, diced
1 can regular fat coconut milk
2 cups corn (fresh or frozen)

In a large soup pot, heat olive oil or ghee on medium heat. Add zucchini, onion, peppers and salt. Sauté until tender but not mushy, about 5-10 min.  Add fresh herbs and sauté one more minute until herbs are aromatic.  Add broth,  lemon juice and tomatoes.  Bring to a boil and simmer another 10 mins. Add coconut milk and corn.  Heat through for another 5 minutes.  Ladle into your favorite soup bowl and top with some more fresh herbs. ENJOY!

Blog post and photos by Amy Hutchinson, a recent graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Amy is the mother of 3 very busy girls and understands the complexities of the weeknight and the importance of a home cooked meal.  She helps clients with planning and prepping and provides quick, easy, delicious and mostly “clean” recipes and meal plans for busy families.  Amy also helps families reduce their sugar and caffeine intake.  She believes that eating healthier and cleaner  can lead to making other overall healthy choices and decisions effecting our wellbeing.  Visit Amy at on Facebook as Amy Hobson Hutchinson and Instagram as Healhealthcoach.

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