Eat like a German - German Recipe:
Magic Soup

Magic Soup
Maggi Kohlsuppe
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Cabbage soup is said to be of nearly miraculous powers. The cabbage, swimming in a vegetable broth, is not only good for those looking to lose weight, it is also tasty. Spices such as chile pepper and black pepper strengthen the immune system and give the circulation a boost.

Cabbage soup is said to be of nearly miraculous powers. The cabbage, swimming in a vegetable broth, is not only good for those looking to lose weight, it is also tasty. Spices such as chile pepper and black pepper strengthen the immune system and give the circulation a boost.

Experiences with cabbage soup show that dieters using this method, unlike others, won’t feel hungry all the time. Rather, one can eat of this soup to one’s heart’s content, and will still lose weight.

Cooking skills aren’t required, either, for the recipe is simple, easy, and very adaptable. The cooking is done once for several days. The base of the soup is white cabbage. Also needed are carrots, tomatoes, herbs and spices. All things one can find in any supermarket and at low cost.

Still, it won’t get boring, adding a potato, some strips of fried turkey or fresh or dried forest mushrooms. Creativity in the kitchen is certainly permitted. In general, one should take care to cook the soup gently so as to preserve as many vitamins and other substances as possible.

The cabbage soup diet is generally meant to be a one-week diet. Supplementation with other foods is permitted, listed in a diet plan. Those too busy with the stress of everyday life can also simply get canned cabbage soup.

The Maggi Cabbage Soup (Kohlsuppe) is a good alternative when things need to go quick.

Those who like this soup will quickly lose weight. Doctors and nutrition scientists concur that a fast once or twice a year will not hurt a healthy person. You can find further info (in German) in the eBook Kohlsuppendiät by trendfit.net.




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