In a large pot over medium heat, heat the ghee. To the ghee, add the leek and celery and cook for 5 minutes. To the celery mixture, add the next 9 ingredients (okra through thyme) and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, until vegetables are tender-crisp.
To the soup, add the beef and stir. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until heated through. Fold in sauerkraut and top with avocado to serve.
Serving Suggestion: Curried Green Beans (1 pound green beans, trimmed, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1 garlic clove, minced, 1 teaspoon grated ginger, 1 tablespoon curry powder, Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste, 1 tablespoon slivered almonds:Directions- Steam green beans till tender-crisp; drain and set aside to cool.) & Cauli rice.