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Red Lentil Pumpkin Soup

This is one of my favorite fall soups, it offers a bit of sweet and spice. Pumpkins provide a great source of Vitamin A, flavonoids and antioxidants – lutein, xanthin and carotenes. Not to mention pumpkin is low in calories and high in fiber providing only 50 calories per cup with 3 grams of fiber and 2 grams of protein. The red lentils pack a punch as well, providing a great source of plant protein, fiber and folate. The spices in this recipe, specifically garlic, pepper, cilantro, cumin, and cinnamon have been shown to provide antioxidants and nutrients that may help combat inflammation and aging, improve memory and digestion amongst many other benefits.

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Reviewed: 08/17

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