With our 7-Day Alkaline Cleanse set to kick off this Monday, April 9, I thought I would share one of my FAVORITE go-to spring alkaline recipes from the Spring Menu!

So today I’ve got a delicious soup for you that combines my favorite alkaline food (avocados) with mineral-rich packed foods, along with a lot of other nutrient-dense veggies, to give you 60% of your daily-recommended value of potassium.

It’s got a hint of spice, which you can dial up or down, depending on your taste, and it’s crazy flavorful. It’s also really simple, so you can prep dinner in just a few minutes, and have leftovers to enjoy for lunch the next day.

Give it a try and let me know what you think over on Facebook.



4 cups vegetable broth for quinoa (yeast and sugar-free)
2 cups quinoa
4 cups vegetable broth for soup
2 cans of garbanzo beans (BPA free, I recommend Eden organics, otherwise, soak and sprout the beans)
1 heaping tsp. chipotle seasoning (or any Mexican spice)
2 Hass avocados, diced
1 summer squash, chopped
1 zucchini, chopped
1 small handful cilantro, chopped
2 green onions, chopped
Sea salt (Celtic Grey, Himalayan, or Redmond Real Salt) to taste
Black pepper to taste
Lime wedges for garnish
Optional: Dash of cayenne pepper


FOR QUINOA: Cook 2 cups of quinoa in a ‘rice’ cooker, or cook quinoa by combining 4 cups of water or vegetable broth with 2 cups of quinoa in a pot over high heat. When the liquid comes to a boil, cover the pot and turn heat down to the lowest setting for 15-20 minutes (until liquid is gone).

FOR SOUP: Heat the vegetable broth in a pot over medium heat, add quinoa, garbanzo beans, and chipotle spice and heat through for 10 minutes. Add zucchini and squash and cook for 5 more minutes.

Ladle into bowls and top with cilantro, green onions and avocado.

There are lots more delicious dinner recipes in my new book, Get Off Your Acid: 7 Steps in 7 Days to Lose Weight, Fight Inflammation, and Reclaim Your Health and Energy.

In fact, you’ll find more than 50 recipes in addition to all of the information about your alkaline health.

Here’s what Mario and Courtney Lopez had to say about it…








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