Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Hearty Barley And Shiitake Mushroom Soup Recipe

Originally posted on Breast Cancer Authority:

Easy To Make Shiitake Mushroom & Barley Soup For Breast Cancer

Shiitake mushrooms are promoted to fight the development and progression of cancer by boosting the body’s immune system. These mushrooms are also said to help prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol levels and to help treat infections such as hepatitis by producing interferon, a group of natural proteins that stops viruses from multiplying. Promoters claim that eating both the cap and stem of the mushroom may be helpful. Shiitake contains proteins, fats, carbohydrates, soluble fiber, vitamins (A, B, B12, C, D, niacin), and minerals. We have included this hearty soup recipe that is healthy, easy to make and a meal in itself. Make a batch and freeze in single portions.


  • 1 package fresh shittake mushrooms, sliced
  • 3/4 cup pearled barley
  • 2 veggie cubes
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 to 2 cloves (left whole)

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