Right now anyone and everyone is looking for ways to boost their immune system. It’s important that we all keep our immune systems strong to not only fight off colds and flu, but any sort of virus as well. It’s hard to get all of that in ONE food, that’s why it’s great to have a soup or stew that combines all the immune-boosting foods to help feed your body what it needs to fight off anything coming it’s way. And these three soup recipes not only taste great, they also boost your immune system! See below for the recipes:
Soul Food Cabbage Soup
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 onion, fresh yellow or brown chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 quarts water (to enhance the flavor of your dish, use chicken broth in place of water)
4 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 head cabbage, cored and coarsely chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can Italian-style stewed tomatoes, drained and diced
In a large stockpot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Stir in onion and garlic; cook until onion is transparent, about 5 minutes.
Stir in water, bouillon, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then stir in cabbage. Simmer until cabbage wilts, about 10 minutes.
Stir in tomatoes. Return to a boil, then simmer 15 to 30 minutes, stirring often.
Double Detox Soup
As a liquid, soup is already helping you flush waste from your body. When you choose detoxifying ingredients, such as the ones featured in the recipe below, you are really treating your body to an internal cleanse as well.
1/2 cup anise
1/2 cup brussels sprouts
1/2 cup cabbage
1/2 cup Swiss chard
1 tsp cilantro…
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