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This recipe focuses on the natural cleansing properties of delicious fresh green veggies. Adding a variety of vegetables to your day, especially the green ones, provides your body with powerful plant compounds called polyphenols and antioxidants which keep us healthy!

Preparation time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Serves: 2


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 leek, white part only, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1L chicken both
  • ½ bulb fennel, finely sliced
  • ½ cup sugar snap peas, slice
  • 1 bunch asparagus, chopped
  • 1 lemon, zest only
  • 200g cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 tbsp miso paste
  • 3 cups spinach
  • ¼ cup parsley, fresh, chopped
  • 30g parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add the leek and garlic and cook for 5 minutes until soft and broken down.
  2. Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Plunge in the fennel, sugar snap peas and asparagus and reduce the heat to a simmer. Leave to cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Add in the lemon zest, chicken, miso and spinach, allowing the spinach to wilt and the chicken to heat through. This will take about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve with grated parmesan cheese.

Tip: This is a versatile recipe that works with many types of vegetables. It’s a great way to use up anything in the crisper that needs eating!

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