It’s Soup Season!

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student

It is winter in beautiful Arizona. Temperatures are dropping, skies are cloudy, and the furry clothes are on! It is finally winter and… soup season!  Winter is my favorite season in Arizona as it is a short period of time in the state that we can start incorporating soups, teas, and warm broths into our diets.  Below I have provided a simple broth recipe that I just made for this season.

I love having bone broth. There are so many health benefits to ingesting bone broth. It is the broth derived after slow cooking animal bones in water with spices and herbs. It is known to have gut healing properties, helps with bone and joint issues (or to just keep them strong), helps with hair skin and nail health, and so much more! This is because the collagen is derived from slow cooking the bones. I highly recommend giving this bone broth recipe a try!

Coconut Curry Tomato Soup (with Bone Broth)


Prep Time: 5 Mins                   Cook Time: 40 Mins                Total: 45 Mins


*I try to use organic ingredients as much as possible!



  • 5 cups of Local bone broth (if possible). I like to use the Epic brand from sprouts when I can not get local.
  • 1 cup canned full-fat (or low-fat) coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Carrot (chopped)
  • 1 Bell Pepper (your choice of color)
  • 2 Tbsp Minced garlic
  • 1 red onion (chopped)
  • 4 Large Tomatoes
  • Sea salt and Black Pepper (for taste)
  • 1 lime cut into quarters
  • Garnish: cilantro, hemp seeds, micro greens


  1. In a large pot add olive oil, onion, pepper, carrot, and some salt. Cook until veggies are soft. Stir every so often.
  2. Add curry and garlic and cook for about a minute. Cut up tomatoes and add to the pot. Cook for another minute.
  3. Add bone broth and simmer for about 10-15 mins. Make sure tomatoes are cooked.
  4. Remove from heat and blend in a high-speed blender until smooth.
  5. Return pot to stove (medium heat) and stir in the coconut milk.
  6. Add some lime juice (to taste).
  7. Season with salt and pepper to your preference!
  8. Serve to family and friends and enjoy! 😊


One of the local Arizona ranching family sells bone broth, check them out on Fill Your Plate.

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