Pumpkin ginger soup - keep your skin wrinkle free!

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Pumpkins are very high in vitamin A, as beta-carotene, provides the natural orange coloring. One cup of mashed pumpkin contains more than 200 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A. They also contain some vitamin C, niacin, potassium, and other minerals including phosphorus, silicon, iron, magnesium, and calcium. Pumpkins will keep your eyes healthy, they will prevent premature aging of the skin, they may reduce cancer risk, aid weight loss and will boost your immune system.

Ingredients

1 small onion

1 inch of ginger root

1 pumpkin

salt and pepper

water or chicken stock

1 tbs coconut oil or organic butter

Instructions

In a pot heat the coconut oil or butter, add roughly chopped onions and ginger (chopped or grated) and let it saute for a short while. Cut the pumpkin in half, scrape the insides, peel and cut into large cubes and place in the pot. Add water or chicken stock. I usually add enough water or stock so all the pumpkin pieces are under water. Add salt and pepper and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes until tender. Use a hand mixer or a blender to blend the soup until nice and smooth.