Mushroom soup recipes

Mushroom soup recipes are especially important for all those with a prostate gland.

Mushroom soup recipes make scientifically proven anti-tumour food.

Personally I am crazy about soups, particularly those made with mushrooms. It is so easy to cook, delicious, and you can get a whole meal in one.

For years soups for dinner gave me heartburn. That problem was fixed when I started having kefir every morning; it is a probiotic.

This makes one of my favourites. It is low in calories, depending on how much cream you add, and high in nutrition; particularly that elusive antioxidant selenium that has been shown to be a wonder mineral and quite hard to get in your diet.

It is also rich in the essential B-complex vitamins.

Do you know the four important vitamins that stop the progression of frailty syndrome? It is the relentless march to disability, pain and loss of vitality. Your mushroom soup recipes are rich in three of them.

If you have read other pages on this site, you will know that I hate exactly prescribed recipes. This one is no different; add a bit of this and that, exploring your creative side. 

They go particularly well with fowl so, if you are not a vegetarian, I suggest you start by making up our easy chicken bones stock. The alternative is cubes that have nasty chemical preservatives and that really defeats the whole purpose of making anti-tumour mushroom soup recipes.

Just buy a canned soup if you are planning to add cubes.

This page was last updated by Dr Barrie Lewis on 20th December, 2019.

Nutritious slow food made fast

Nutritious slow food, made fast, is our theme song; mushroom soup recipes are amongst the easiest. It is serious anti-tumour food, yet tastes wonderful.

Mushroom soup recipes

Mushroom soup recipes that you can prepare in half an hour if your chicken bones bouillon is ready frozen.

Basic ingredients

  • One large potato.
  • A large punnet of mushrooms.
  • A chopped onion.
  • 1 cup of milk, or double-thick cream, if you like it creamy and disgustingly delicious.


Let your imagination run wild! Increase the nutritional value of mushrooms soup.

  • Carrot
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Any herbs (like a bayleaf, thyme, parsley) and spices you like, but remember that the mushroom flavour is delicate. Don't drown it.
  • A dash of Sherry?


  1. To about a litre of your hot, strained chicken bones broth add the chopped potato, carrot and bayleaf. Simmer gently for twenty minutes.
  2. Near the end add the optional chopped stick of celery.
  3. Meanwhile, lightly fry the chopped onion in a pat of butter and, when it is translucent, add the clove of garlic and the chopped mushrooms, stirring continuously on high heat for two or three minutes. You are going to liquidise so do not waste your time cutting it up finely.
  4. Scoop the mushrooms and all the butter into the potato-chicken-bones bouillon mix, boil for another ten minutes.
  5. Remove the bay leaf and add a slosh of port (or sherry) if your cholesterol is high and you don't have gout.
  6. Partially liquidise to the consistency you like, and bring back to the boil.
  7. Add the milk (cream), salt and pepper, your favourite herbs and another clove of garlic and simmer until you cannot resist the smell any longer; about one minute.
  8. Sprinkle with a little finely chopped parsley.
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Mushrooms are well known for their anti-tumour properties and their selenium-rich content. Men who are low in this mineral are prone to that highly aggressive, and most humiliating of diseases. Read more at NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF MUSHROOMS.

Prostate disease

Prostate malignancies are the number one fatal male tumour; metastases to the spine and pelvis are not uncommon; hence the interest of every chiropractor. And our mushroom soup recipe is part of the solution.

The other part is a tomato a day; there is strong research showing that it reduces prostate malignant disease by fifty percent. A drug that did that would be considered a wonder medication, and every male would be paying a fortune for it every single day; instead, you can have it for the price of just one fruit.

Every man shall enjoy a tomato a day, and it is perhaps even better when cooked.

Consider our tomato soup recipe twice a week, and dark green leafy salad with one of the bright red, fruits rich in lycopenes on the other days. Few things are more important in the human diet, remembering that along with prostate problems lurks impotence and incontinence; such a simple solution and it is astonishing how many men ignore it.

Prostate disease only happens to other women's husbands.

Vitamin E

Now this is important. Vitamin E comes in several different forms. Those most commonly researched are called alpha and gamma tocopherol.

Most supplements of vitamin E contain only alpha tocopherol sourced from wheat germ oil. Please check the bottle; it is vitally important. Why, you may ask?

Research in the so-called SELECT trial shows that if you are taking supplements with only the alpha form of tocopherol then you do not get the protection that selenium gives against prostate malignant disease.

It is the gamma tocopherol that gives protection, and the alpha vitamin E blocks those sites, actually increasing the risk of the fatal disease.


Once again, nature in her wisdom shuffles these minerals and vitamins up in the right mix. Do not expect to get all your selenium and vitamin E out of a bottle; rather enjoy them from foods rich in these nutrients. Foods like mushroom soup recipes. Eat a good diet, from as wide a source of foods as possible, and at least eight colours per day. Do not get neurotic worrying about quantities.

  • AVOCADO FAT has a good mix of alpha and gamma vitamin E. Selenium too.
  • Vitamin E ...


Every single chiropractor is faced daily with male patients suffering from lower back and pelvic pain; could it be prostate cancer? Not if you are enjoying tomatoes and mushroom soup recipes regularly.

And, what is more, these mushroom soup recipes provide three of the four vitamins needed to prevent frailty syndrome.


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