Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin C, folate, potassium, fiber, and the antioxidant lycopene. The shallots offer a nice source of sulphur, and the butter and cream offer omega-3s, healthy saturated fats, and vitamin A (aka retinol).
I’m often asked if someone with thyroid disease should avoid nightshades. In general, if someone has arthritis or joint pain, then it’s best to avoid nightshades. If you don’t have those issues, then nightshades can be a part of a thyroid-healing diet.
This creamy tomato soup recipe has an extra step of roasting the tomatoes, which helps give it a deep, slightly sweet flavor. It’s definitely worth the extra time!