Beet Borscht

Your liver will love this hearty soup. Serve with tofu or legumes to lower the glycemic index of the meal.


7 c water or vegetable stock
4 c beets (chopped or shredded)
1 c green cabbage (shredded)
1/2 c onion (finely chopped)
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 clv garlic (chopped)
2 bay leaves
1 tsp dulse powder
1/3 c fresh dill (finely chopped)
1/2 c parsley (finely chopped)


Bring the water or vegetable stock to a simmer. Add beets and onions and simmer 15 minutes. Add lemon juice and simmer 10 more minutes. Add cabbage, simmer 15 more minutes. Add the dill and parsley just before serving.