Cabbage soup diet recipes can be tasty as well as nutritious. The cabbage soup diet is a plan that you can follow to lose about ten pounds in a week. It really does work as a short-term weight loss plan. Now you’ll want a long-term plan to follow too, a plan that combines exercise with sensible eating. But for a fast motivational loss of several pounds, this soup diet may be just what you need.
The cabbage soup is only part of the diet plan. For each of the seven days of the diet you eat specific foods. During the week you will eat fruits, vegetables, meat, rice, and other foods. No pastries and sweets, but a good variety of foods are allowed during the week. But you can eat all the soup want. And you can vary the recipes to suit your tastes. Use stocks as a base and spice to your preferences. With the cabbage soup you can always be full, not hungry. And remember the plan is only for one week, then you can go on to your long-term plan.
Here’s a favorite of the many soup recipes.
Green Cabbage Soup
- One half green cabbage
- 3 large onions
- 1 head celery
- 1 large green pepper
- One can diced tomatoes
- 1 pack onion soup mix
- 3 vegetable bouillon cubes
- 8-12 cups of water
*Optional – 1 8 oz. can V-8 juice;
*Optional seasonings: salt,
pepper, garlic powder, cilantro, parsley, basil, oregano
Place washed and chopped vegetables in large stockpot. Add
water, stir in soup mix, bouillon and tomatoes. Add water to fully
cover all the vegetables. Simmer until vegetables are soft.
As you can see this is a fast and easy recipe that you can modify to make your very own variation.
Get started on a weight loss program with the cabbage soup diet and move toward your weight loss goals.