Plant Based/Whole Foods – Taro Root, Carrot, and Collard Green Stew

This wonderful and simple recipe is packed full of nutrition and energy for healthy and vitality… and it’s easy to make.


Taro, Carrot, and Collard Green Stew - Great Tasting!

Taro, Carrot, and Collard Green Stew – Great Tasting!

6 – Medium Taro Roots – Peeled and Cut into Cubes

4 – Large Carrots Sliced

3 – Cups of Collard Greens – Chopped

8 – Minced Cloves of Garlic

A mixture of 50% Water and 50% Low Sodium Vegetable Stock to Pour Over the Veggies – Enough to Cover the Veggies.

Salt and Pepper to Taste

In a large pot add the taro roots, carrots, and minced garlic, and add enough water and stock to cover them completely. Cook until fork tender and then shut off heat, remove carrots and using an immersion blender blend up 1/2 the taro roots until nice and creamy. Add in your carrots and chopped collard greens and cover and let the remaining heat in stew cook your greens  (You don’t want to over cook them, just cook them until they change color). Check the thickness of your stew and if too thick add a little bit more water, and season with salt and pepper… go easy on the salt.

This great tasting stew will keep well in the frig for a week, and individual portions can be frozen for later use.

Taro Root is a low glycemic index food that’s great for lose weight, full of A,C, B, and E vitamins, and lots of great minerals, plus powerful antioxidants that boost your immune system, and Omega 3 and 6 oils for cardiovascular health, plus taro root reduces fatigue giving you energy.

Carrots are good for your eyes, full of beta-carotene that slows the aging process, prevents cancer, and cleanses the liver, prevents strokes and cardiovascular disease, and are good for your gums, teeth, and skin.

Collard Greens are a wonderful detoxing agent, prevent cancer, full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, collard greens are good for your digestive tract, lower your cholesterol, and helps with inflammatory bowel disease.

Enjoy a great meal and feel healthy!

Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist, Counselor, and Spiritual Advisor for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Center for Creative Living Church, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas

About Dr. Paul Haider

Dr. Paul Haider has been a Master Herbalist for over 25 years. Dr. Haider helps those looking for healing and realization. Dr. Haider has over 4,000 articles about natural health and spirituality, a radio show, and writes for many magazines including OM Times Magazine. Dr. Paul Haider - Contact him on his Website contact form at - and also on FB under Dr. Paul Haider
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