1. Sauté the onions, garlic and carrot in coconut oil until onions become translucent (about 5 minutes)
2. Add the rest of the ingredients except for the basil and lemon, and bring to a boil.
3. Reduce heat to simmer, covered, for about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Optional: ½ c of cooked high quality protein.
4. Turn off the heat and mix in the basil and lemon just before serving
5. Light some candles, take a deep breath, and warm your soul!