4. Confetti Soup

This recipe is fun to make, fun to eat, and even fun to look at!

It's a wonderful soup ideal for cold days, filled with fresh vegetables and healthy ingredients.

Make sure you get the freshest veggies and herbs, they'll make the soup taste so much better!

Ingredients:

2 teaspoons canola oil

2 cups raw carrots, diced

1/3 cup raw kale, chopped

ΒΌ cup onion, chopped

ΒΌ cup celery, chopped

Β½ teaspoon black pepper

3Β½ cups water

2 tablespoons raw parsley

ΒΌ teaspoon whole fennel seed

Pinch of crushed red pepper

1 pound black-eyed peas

Β½ pound turkey ham

Β½ teaspoon salt

Directions:

Place a large pot over medium high heat.

Add the oil, chopped onion, and chopped celery and cook until translucent (the pieces will be soft and you can sort of see through them).

Add the diced carrots, salt, pepper, fennel seed, and crushed red pepper.

Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add the black-eyed peas and water and cook for 25-30 minutes.

When the peas are soft, add the turkey ham and kale and cook for another 10 minutes until the kale is tender.

Adjust seasoning (if necessary) and serve.

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