Guest Blog Post by Primalista Shelley Wakeham

Primalista Shelley’s Pumpkin Soup Recipe

by Helen Marshall

Thank you to our lovely Primalista Shelley Wakeham who has kindly shared her family Pumpkin Soup recipe with us, perfect timing!  I have a table full of pumpkins!  I love collaborating with inspirational women with a passion for clean living, like Shelley!  If you have a recipe or blog post you would love to share on the Primal Alternative website, please drop me an email at 

Shelley is an incredible Primalista, Mum to 3 and wife to Mark and lives in Kalamunda, Perth, WA.  You can find Shelley at the Kalamunda Markets or contact her directly.

Over to you Shelley….


2 tbsp ghee
1 large onion chopped
2 cloves garlic crushed
2kg pumpkin – peeled, chopped
1.5L (6 cups) chicken bone broth
1/2 cup coconut cream
Salt and pepper to taste
4 bacon rashes (cooked) chopped
Chives to garnish


Melt ghee in large saucepan, add onion & garlic, cook stirring until onion is soft, add pumpkin & bone broth, bring to boil, reduce to simmer uncovered for about 20 mind stirring occasionally until soft.

Purée soup in batches in thermie until smooth, return back to saucepan and season with salt and pepper, add coconut cream if desired (I tend to add a little of this at time of eating.)
Serve garnish with the cream , bacon and chives.


If you love to bake and create in the kitchen and would love to make it easier for your community to choose delicious healthy foods, why not have a look at becoming a Primalista?  A Primalista is a producer of the Primal Alternative range of grain free breads, pizzas, cookies and gellies.  To learn more about this home business head here!

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