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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Home Made Chicken Soup

Chicken soups has magical healing powers


We all know how good chicken soup makes us  feel  when we are  sick with a cold or  flu, chicken  soup really does seems to have some kind of magical healing powers. But did you also know that by eating homemade chicken soup  you can actually  stimulate  your own bodies collagen and hyaluronic  acid ?  These ingredients   are the body's own natural padding under the skin and between the joints.  As we age our collagen   and hyaluronic begins to 
deplete causing the skin to age and the joints in the knees as well in the body to become painful. You can read more about Hyaluronic acid HERE
  
Serves 4
 Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 carrots, sliced
2 stalks celery, sliced
6 cups water
1 chicken, quartered
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 cup small egg noodles
Salt
Pepper

Directions
Heat oil in large heavy pot. Cook onion and celery until translucent. Season chicken pieces liberally with salt and pepper. Place chicken skin side down in pot and brown, about 5 minutes. Add carrots and cover with water. Bring to a simmer and cook for 1 hour. Remove chicken from soup and let cool. Remove meat from bones and shred, discard skin. Return meat to pot and stir in parsley and noodles. Cook for another 20 minutes.



1 comment:

  1. Just get me some crusty bread and I am set! Chicken soup is certainly good for the soul and I could always go for a bowl. :) Thank you sharing at #GetHimFed Fridays!!

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