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Harmony in the Family Roast Kumara Soup

Make Every Day Sacred With Sacred Plant Medicine

There’s nothing like a bowl of warm soup to bring the family together on a cold winter’s night. Try this soup with a nourishing blend of vegetables and a selection of flower essences to serve harmony and love.

2 kumara, cut into chunks
Olive oil
2 capsicums, seeded and cut into chunks
1 red onion, roughly chopped
4 tomatoes, halved
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1½ litres vegetable stock or water
1½ cups cooked or canned brown lentils

4 drops each of First Light® flower essences:

No 11 Chatham Island Geranium – The Nurturing Essence – Love of family, healthy concern for others and positive relationships at home.

No 19 Lovers Daisy – The Love Essence – Empowered relating.

No 59 Star Lily – The Unconditional Love Essence – Limitless love, open to all-encompassing inclusivity.

No 61 Mount Cook Lily – The Peace Essence – Forgiveness, seeing the perfection in how things are in the ‘now’.


  • Preheat oven to 180°C
  • Toss kumara in a splash of oil, season to taste and bake on a tray for 15 minutes.
  • Add capsicums, tomatoes, garlic cloves and onion. Toss with extra oil if needed.
  • Bake for a further 15 mins.
  • Transfer vegetables to a large saucepan, add stock or water, bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer for 15 mins.
  • Purée using a hand blender or mash with potato masher.
  • Stir the lentils through and reheat.
  • Serve with a little cream or yoghurt on top and crusty bread on the side.