Paleo, Whole30, and AIP Creamy Broccoli Soup

3 Jan


1 tbl extra virgin olive oil

6 leeks, white and light green sliced

1.5 pounds sweet potato, peeled and cubed

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 quarts chicken bone broth

4 sprigs thyme

1 tbl lemon juice

1/2 cup cauliflower cream (

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp turmeric

3/4 cup nutritional yeast

1 pound broccoli florets

Kosher salt


Sauté leek with salt in olive oil very low heat until soft. Add garlic and sauté 2 minutes. Add sweet potato, thyme, lemon juice, cauliflower cream, and 1 quart broth. Bring to a boil and simmer until sweet potato is tender, about 15 minutes. Remove thyme sprigs. Add spices and yeast and transfer to blender to purée until smooth. Return to pot and add additional quart broth. Add broccoli florets and simmer to desired tenderness. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


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