Black Lentil Borscht
1. Heat coconut oil in a large stockpot. Add onions, bay leaves, and salt; sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic, and cook 1 minute more. Add grated beets, cabbage, pepper, lentils, and 8 cups water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes, or until lentils are tender. Add caraway seeds and beet greens, and let greens wilt 3 to 4 minutes.
2. Serve soup hot or cold, garnished with avocado slices, a squeeze of lemon, and a 1-tsp. drizzle of olive oil.