Summer is here in Colorado, and as we’re heading into our Group Cleanse, we’re looking for quick, veggie-based meals that don’t heat up the house. When the temperature rises, we reach for refreshing, water-rich summer veggies like cucumbers, and this is the perfect recipe!
This soup is the ideal meal for a hot summer day. The avocado adds a creamy texture and the cucumber, lemon, and dill make the flavor light and refreshing. Pair it with a massaged kale salad and grilled chicken or salmon, top with hemp seeds or pumpkin seeds to make it a meal – or just enjoy it as is as a snack or a lighter lunch/dinner!
This recipe would also be great for purification! Purification weekends are an optional part of our online food-based cleanse program. Simply omit the avocado to follow purification guidelines, and you’re good to go.
Do you have a meal or food that immediately makes you think of summer? Let us know in the comments below! We always love to hear from our community.
Chilled Cucumber Dill Soup
Yield: 1 serving
1 ripe avocado, halved and pitted
1 large cucumber, peeled if not organic
¼ cup fresh dill, or to taste
Juice of ½ lemon
½ tsp. sea salt
1 or 2 TB. water
In a high-speed blender, mix avocado, cucumber, dill, lemon juice, and sea salt until smooth. Add 1 or 2 tablespoons of water as needed to make creamier. Chill soup for at least 20 minutes before serving.
If you liked this recipe and would like to learn more about the Conscious Cleanse, we invite you to join our online community! As a welcome gift, we’ll send you our Taste of the Conscious Cleanse Free eCookbook, a collection of more of our favorite recipes!
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Jo Schaalman and Jules Peláez are co-authors of the book The Conscious Cleanse: Lose Weight, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life in 14 Days, a best-selling, step-by-step guide to help you live your most vibrant life. Together they’ve led thousands of people through their online supported cleanse through their accessible and light-hearted approach. They’ve been dubbed “the real deal” by founder and chief creative director Bobbi Brown, of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, beauty editor of the TODAY show.
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