Comforting Squash Soup Recipe

Ingredients (all organic/biodynamic):

Vegetables/fruit – all roughly chopped
1 medium onion
1 small butternut squash, de-seeded
2 medium carrots
4-5 ribs celery
½ apple

Herbs & Spices

½ c. fresh basil
1 tsp. cumin powder
1-2 cloves
1-2 whole peppercorns
1 bay leaf
½ whole dried cayenne pepper (optional)
Celtic Sea salt to taste
Water (or vegetable stock) for cooking


  1. Place all chopped vegetables and apple into a saucepan and cover with water (or vegetable stock) and bring to boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer.
  3. Once half cooked, add the dried spices and mix well.
  4. Simmer until the vegetables are well cooked.
  5. Add all the fresh basil (except for a few leaves) at the very end – just before turning off the stove.
  6. Blend the cooked vegetables and basil to a smooth consistency in a high performance blender like a Vitamix®, adding more water or vegetable stock as needed.
  7. Transfer back to the saucepan. Adjust final consistency with water or vegetable stock and bring to boil right before serving.
  8. Serve hot and garnish with a few basil leaves.
  9. Enjoy with your favorite oil-free salad or grain-free side.