Make your own recovery soup

Michael Farrant from suggests it’s easy to make a broth with benefits...

Recovery hit

This recipe is designed to encourage healing and restoration using the ingredients shown to support joint health and reduce inflammation. Turmeric has a powerful antioxidant effect, and coconut milk is easier to digest than cow’s milk. It can also help to rectify the damage done to the body in cases of severe exhaustion and adrenal stress.

Go forth and multiply

Make a double or triple version every Sunday and freeze it in batches to enjoy hot or cold after a long ride. Heat it on the hob to avoid the microwave destroying all the amino acids and nutrients.

Carrot soup with bone broth, ginger, turmeric and chilli

  • 500ml boiled bone, veg and herb stock – homemade or Ossa Bone Broth (beef or chicken)
  • 2 tbsp organic coconut oil
  • Quarter cup of full fat organic coconut milk
  • 2 organic leeks, chopped
  • 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and grated
  • Quarter teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 inch piece of turmeric root, peeled and grated
  • Half an organic red chilli, chopped
  • 6 organic carrots, chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salt to season
  • 4 cups of filtered water


Heat the coconut oil to slowly cook the leeks, ginger and chilli. As the leeks soften, add the carrots, salt, cinnamon and turmeric, stirring constantly. Add the bone broth and heat for a couple of minutes. Add the water and bring to the boil before reducing the heat, cooking the carrots until they’re soft. Puree the soup, stir in the coconut milk and serve warm.

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