A cleansing mung bean spinach soup recipe comes to the rescue when you need a good food with a ton of nutrition for your good gut flora!
Mung beans contain iron, magnesium, folate, phenol and other compounds that may prevent chronic disease and obesity. I whipped up a mung bean spinach soup to help reset my gut after the vacation (will work after any holiday), and now I can’t get enough!
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It also tastes pretty delicious when used in stews and soups. Naturally, I made a batch big enough to feed myself and my family for a week.
Mung beans sprouts are excellent for a nutritionally-packed sandwich or salad. Add the sprouted beans into your soups to get more live food into you and supply your good gut bacteria with food, usually called prebiotics. Sprouted mung beans and other beans do that! Get a rinse-and-drain lid to grow your own sprouts HERE.
Mung bean soup is also an Ayurvedic recipe that is said to help balance all three of your doshas, and will help you cleanse. A lot of folks actually go on a mung bean soup cleanse for a week straight, and have reported that it helped them lose weight, clear up toxins and feel lighter.
Mung Beans Benefits During Menopause
Are mung beans good for hot flashes relief during menopause?
Mung beans are rich in isoflavones that allow our hormones to act in more harmony with our bodies during the menopause and post-menopause times. For women who are in their post-menopause, mung beans could be a natural solution to keep those hot flashes in check. Cook with mung beans frequently to get the most effect!
For those women who are young, mung beans could be a powerful ingredient for prevention of osteoporosis, i.e., bone density depletion. Mung beans are power houses that stimulate bone formation. Young or women in their menopause and post-menopuase, do celebrate the foods that bring you the goodness of joy and well-being! Go Mung Bean!
More bean soups for your enjoyment and healthy eating – Lentil Chicken Soup in Instant Pot.
I also remind myself every time I eat my mung bean recipes that this tiny bean contains a pretease inhibitors – the ones that have been found to slow down the replication of certain cancers cells, breast cancer cells included!
October is a National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Do go out there and add some power ingredients like a mung bean to your daily diet! Learn and test out a few new recipes that would be beneficial for you and your entire family!
If you are after low glycemic foods, i.e., those foods that do not give you a spike in blood sugar, then mung bean is the way to go! Those who eat low glycemic foods tend to enjoy a more leveled blood sugar levels, have less cravings and lower body fat.
And if you are a vegetarian, then mung beans could be your awesome source of protein. Enjoy munching on mung and reap the benefits of daily life.
Mung Bean Soup for Nutrition and Cleansing
I made my own version of mung bean soup and added onions, spinach, and coconut oil, instead of ghee butter. It turned out to be scrumptious. Partake and Enjoy!
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- [2 cups mung beans (use sprouted if you can)
- 2 cups spinach, fresh
- [2 Tbsp coconut oil
- 3 cups water
- 2 cups bouillon of vegetable stock
- [2 tsp tourmeric
- 1/2 white onion, diced
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- [Himalayan salt and pepper to season to your taste
- [1/4 tsp nutritional yeast
- [Dried basil to season
- [Pinch of cayenne pepper
In a large pan, heat olive, then sauté the onion and garlic until translucent.
Add the cups of water, mung beans and bouillon cubes, and cook until the mung beans are tender.
Bring to a boil and then add the spinach, nutritional yeast and the rest of the seasonings.
Simmer for about 25 minutes.
Pour into a food processor or blender, puree the mixture, then serve.