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Sunshine Soup


  • 1 1/2 cups winter squash or pumpkin, baked
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 cups homemade chicken bone broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper powder, or 1-2 fresh hot peppers
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon flax oil per bowl


  • In a saucepan, heat 1 cup of broth with the onions and garlic. Include the fresh pepper, chopped, if you are using it. Simmer 12-15 minutes, covered. Stir in the spices and remove from heat. Puree with the remaining ingredients, and taste for seasoning. Warm and serve with 1 teaspoon of fresh flaxseed oil per bowl.
  • A sprinkle of paprika or cayenne and a sprig of parsley makes a nice garnish.