Soul Soup

Want something to blow away those winter blues and warm the soul? Venetia, one of our top instructors, shares with us her recipe for her favourite Lentil Soup. Give it a try!


1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 medium yellow or white onion, chopped
2 carrots, peeled and chopped
4 garlic cloves, pressed or minced
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 large can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
1 cup brown or green lentils, picked over and rinsed
4 cups vegetable broth
2 cups water
1 teaspoon salt, more to taste
Pinch red pepper flakes
Freshly ground black pepper
1 cup chopped kale


1. Cook the onions & carrots in the oil for 5 mins.

2. Add cumin, thyme, curry powder & garlic. Cook for 1 mins.

3. Add tomatoes. Cook for 5 mins.

4. Add lentils, stock & water. Cook for 30 mins.

5. Add kale & cook for an extra 5 mins.

Serve piping hot! SO YUM!


If you want more delicious recipes or workout inspo follow Venetia over on Instagram @fitnesswithneesh

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