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Eye-Healthy Niagara Springtime Soup Sippers Recipe


Chilled soup sipper or juice? This versatile recipe by chef Anna Olson can work both ways.

The green peas are full of vitamin C, with a significant amount of vitamin A as well. The apples and leafy greens contain other important nutrients for eyes.

The mint is a good source of several antioxidants. And the Greek yogurt offers a beneficial dose of protein.

Niagara Springtime Soup Sippers

Niagara Springtime Soup Sippers
(makes about 6 cups)

1 English cucumber
2 Granny Smith apples
1 lime, peeled
4 cups loosely packed spinach leaves
4 cups loosely packed baby kale
2 cups fresh or thawed frozen peas
2/3 cup loosely packed mint leaves
1-1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
honey, to taste
lightly toasted sliced almonds, as garnish

  1. Wash all of the vegetables and fruits thoroughly. Cut the cucumber and apple into large pieces.
  2. Push all of the ingredients except the yogurt, honey and almonds through a juicer.
  3. Whisk the juice into the Greek yogurt and add the honey to taste.
  4. Pour into bowl or little glasses for sipping, and top with the toasted almonds.

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About the Author: Celebrity chef Anna Olson is the host of Food Network Canada's "Bake with Anna Olson." Visit www.foodnetwork.ca for more information and recipes.

Page updated February 2017