Yam-Apricot, Yellow Split Pea-Carrot “Satisfyingly Simple Soup!”Y
1 cup cooked yellow split peas, few spoons Greek Yogurt(wallaby pasture raised), handful sliced apricot, few handfuls cooked carrots(sliced thin), 1/2-1 cup mashed(cooked) yam(Garnet or Jewel), 1/2 stalk celery chopped thin(cooked well), 1 tbsp. Raw Turmeric powder(Amazon), 1 tsp. minced garlic, 1/2-1″ ginger root(grated), & 3 tbsp. raw sesame seeds.
Rinse, then cook 1 cup(dry) yellow split peas in 3 cups water(you can do 1/2 H2O/vegetable stock if desired) with 1-2 tsp. garlic to the pot. Add 1-2 cups carrots, celery, grated ginger root, & turmeric powder until peas, carrots, and celery are cooked thoroughly before adding apricot & mashed cooked yam! When everything is nice N’ warm, remove from heat and puree soup in Vitamix or other high powered blender if available until smooth and incorporated. Then pour back into saucepan for 1-2 minutes and pour into soup bowl, sprinkle sesame seeds on top!
Below is a credible resource(University of Maryland Medical Center) on turmeric root’s many medicinal uses such as being Anti-inflammatory for painful, inflamed joints(knees/shoulder) such as Osteoarthritis!