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I love one pot meals that intertwine protein, with healthy carbs plus a mixture of vegetables. Here’s a great ‘go to’ soup recipe.

Turkey Quinoa Soup

Yields 6 servings

⦁ 8 cups turkey broth
⦁ 1 cup carrots, shredded
⦁ 1 cup onions, shredded
⦁ 1 cup celery, shredded
⦁ 2 cups cooked turkey meat, diced
⦁ 1 tablespoon coconut oil
⦁ 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt or more to taste
⦁ 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
⦁ 1 teaspoon oregano
⦁ cracked pepper

1. Shred vegetables and sauté on medium heat in a large sauce pot with oil until soft.
2. Add turkey, broth, salt, oregano, pepper and quinoa.
3. Bring to a boil then simmer for 20 minutes.

Serve and enjoy.


Created by: Renee Altman, RHN from Verity Nutrition

Renee at Crystal Hills

Renee was raised in small town Kaslo in the West Kootenays. After graduating, she pursued a health and lifestyle path by enrolling in the Human Kinetics program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna. While attending university, she found her passion not only to be fitness, but also nutrition. In 2012, Renee attended the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in Nanaimo, where she specialized in holistic nutrition. She then returned to the Okanagan where she now resides. Renée’s strong belief in healthy practices such as fitness, nutrition, and emotional well-being fit well with the principles of holistic nutrition.

Renee’s method is to ditch the diet and switch to a lifestyle where incorporating nourishing food everyday will have you feeling empowered and revitalized. Her plan will have you forgetting about trendy diets that leave you feeling hungry, irritable, and tired, and instead incorporating natural, alive, and good quality whole foods.



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