The Cliff House Resort & Spa offers a spa-inspired recipe for a healthy new year, giving carrot soup a fresh, healthy spin.
The Cliff House, one of the premier spas in Maine, developed this recipe for spa guests and uses ingredients like pineapple and lime to turn up the heat while keeping calories down. Root vegetables give it a hearty, satisfying character. Simply toss the ingredients into a saucepan, purée and serve with crusty whole wheat bread and light salad.
Spa-Inspired Carrot and Ginger Soup Recipe
- 2 pounds carrots, chopped
- 1 t. fresh ginger, minced
- 1 potato, peeled and chopped
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- 1 small Vidalia onion, chopped
- 1 t. fresh lime juice
- 1 cup fresh pineapple, chopped
- 3 c. vegetable stock
Place all ingredients in a heavy-bottom saucepan and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer until carrots and potatoes are soft. Purée and serve. Visit www.cliffhousemaine.com for details on its Bald Head Cliff Corn Chowder and Cliff House Clam Chowder.