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Cabbage Soup Recipe

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1. 1 head cabbage, shredded or chopped
2. 2 large onions, chopped
3. 28 ounces canned tomatoes, chopped
4. 2 green peppers
5. 4 stalks celery
6. 6 carrots, sliced
7. lb. green beans, sliced
8. 4 cloves garlic
9. 6 cups vegetable broth
10. cup balsamic vinegar
11. 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
12. salt and pepper add any fresh herb(s) of your choice parsley, oregano, and a bay leaf

1. Prepare all vegetables and put in a big pot and cover with vegetable broth, and vinegars.
2. Bring to a boil for 10 minutes. Stir in salt, black pepper and chopped herbs (saving some for garnish). Cover.
3. Reduce heat, simmer, until all the vegetables are soft.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom's Tips- For the Cabbage Soup Diet. Eat as much of the soup as you like, as often as you like. Drink as much water as you like and non-caloric drinks including coffee, tea, and herbal teas. Here's what else you can eat, and when:
DAY 1: All fruits except bananas.
DAY 2: All vegetables, raw or cooked. This includes baked potato with a LITTLE butter.
DAY 3: Fruits and vegetables, but no potatoes or bananas.
DAY 4: Bananas and skim milk--eat as many as 8 bananas and drink as many as 8 glasses of skim milk.
DAY 5: Beef, skinless chicken, and/or fish--as much as 20 ounces, total. You can also eat 6 tomatoes. And you must drink 8 glasses of water. Don't forget at least one bowl of soup.
DAY 6: Beef, skinless chicken, or fish and vegetables. Drink 8 glasses of water and eat at least one bowl of soup.
DAY 7: Brown rice, vegetables, and unsweetened fruit juice.




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