Super Powered Wound Healing Soup

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Makes: 4 servings


  • 5 cups chicken broth, vegetable broth, or water
  • 1 cup diced carrot
  • 1 cup diced red pepper
  • 1 cup diced potato
  • 1 cup diced sweet potato
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt + pepper to taste
  • 1 cup baby spinach, very firmly packed (1 ounce)
  • 1 cup canned lima beans, drained (8 1/2 ounce can)


  1. Place all ingredients except spinach and lima beans in a soup pot.
  2. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat. Cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add spinach and lima beans. Taste for salt.
  4. If eating is difficult, the soup can be pureed to drink, or pureed and thinned to use a straw.


Super Powered Healing Foods Featured in this Soup:


Carrots are loaded with beta-carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A, essential for skin repair and immune function, aiding in facial surgery recovery.

Potatoes provide a good source of potassium, crucial for regulating fluid balance and reducing post-surgery swelling, promoting a smoother recovery process.

Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene, supporting collagen production and immune function, key for tissue healing after facial surgery.

Red peppers offer a hefty dose of vitamin C, aiding in collagen synthesis and strengthening blood vessels, which can help minimize bruising and promote faster wound healing post-surgery.

Broccoli is packed with vitamin K, essential for blood clotting and wound healing, making it a valuable addition to the diet during facial surgery recovery.

Spinach is high in iron and vitamin K, supporting oxygen transport and blood clotting, respectively, crucial for optimal wound healing and recovery after facial surgery.

Turmeric contains curcumin, a compound known for its potent anti-inflammatory and anitioxiant effects, potentially reducing swelling and promoting tissue healing post -surgery.

Lima beans are rich in protein and fiber, promoting tissue repair and aiding in digestion, essential for a smooth recovery process following facial surgery.

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