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Immune Boosting Chicken Soup

Winter is all about nourishing your body and boosting your immune system to combat these colder months. Try this immune boosting soup once a week to keep colds and flus at bay. If you start to feel a little under the weather it’s time to cook this magical soup up and nourish your body and boost that immune system.

What you need:

  • 4 organic chicken thighs, works best with the bone in and skin on
  • 2 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 2 onion, chopped
  • 10 cloves garlic, crushed ?(1 whole bulb)
  • 2 tablespoon finely grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated turmeric or 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 litres organic chicken bone broth
  • 2 bunches coriander, chopped
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, raw and unfiltered

How to do it:

  • Melt the coconut oil in a large pot, place the chicken, onion, carrot, celery, zucchini and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add paprika, pinch of salt and pepper, give it a good stir and simmer for another couple of minutes.
  • Add the broth, bring to a boil then simmer and cook on a low heat for 2 hours.
  • Add in the garlic, turmeric and ginger cook for another 10-15minutes once flavours have infused.
  • Remove the chicken from the soup, pull the meat apart and discard the bone, then add the meat to soup.
  • Stir through the coriander and taste to see if it needs any additional seasoning.
  • Remove from heat, add the lemon juice and add the apple cider vinegar one tablespoon at a time, stir and taste until you reach your preference. I like 4 tablespoons.

Then enjoy this deliciousness To learn more about how to improve your immunity this winter speak to our Nutritionist Diana located at the Surry Hills and Kingsford Clinics.

Author: Diana Jovanovic

Diana Jovanovic is a qualified clinical Nutritionist at Health Space Kingsford. She is passionate about fertility, preconception care and pregnancy. Are you trying to conceive or planning a family in the near future?

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