Hello readers! Welcome back! Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.This weeks post is about the benefits of soup. Soup is one of the best things to eat during fall and winter. Below I have provided a list of the benefits as well as two soup recipes to try.
Low in Calories
Provides warmth for the body
High in nutrients
A great way to get your daily serving of vegetables
Aids in weight loss
Can be used as a detox
Italian Wedding Soup
1 box chicken broth
1 can low sodium cream of celery soup
1 stalk of celery
2 cups of whole wheat pasta noodles
1 red bell pepper
1 green bell pepper
In a saucepan add the chicken broth and a can of low sodium cream of celery soup. Let this mixture get good and hot. After heating, turn down to simmer. add the whole wheat pasta noodles. Cut up the celery in fine pieces. Chop carrots,peppers,spinach and parsley. Add the vegetables to the broth. Roll up the turkey sausage in small bite sized pieces. Place them in a skillet with olive oil and sear. Remove them from the pan and add them to the broth. Let simmer for about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and serve.
3 stalks celery or bok choy
1 cup spinach leaves
1 large onion or 2 cloves garlic
3 red skinned potatoes
1/2 teaspoon of creole seasoning
2 cups of water
Cover with water in soup pot. let cook until broth has a rich flavor. Enjoy.
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