Have a Bowl of Soup

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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.  

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Soup Benefits:

Low in Calories

Provides warmth for the body

High in nutrients

Boosts immunity

A great way to get your daily serving of vegetables

Aids in weight loss

Can be used as a detox

 

Italian Wedding Soup

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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

 fresh spinach

fresh carrots

parsley

turkey sausage

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.

Alkalizing Soup

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 3 stalks celery or bok choy

 3 carrots 

 1 cup spinach leaves

 parsley

 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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