It is a chicken soup kind of day! The whole family is off. It’s cold outside, the wind is gusty and, other than going to the gym, I have no desire to go outside today.
Like clockwork, my helper showed up right on time! B’Dazzle is having fun washing and peeling carrots.
The beginnings of a home-made and hearty chicken and quinoa soup. What are the healthy benefits of carrots?
I love the vibrant colors of uncooked veggies! Read this to learn about the health benefits of celery.
The seasoned chicken is baking nicely and is almost done. Mmm..! Smells good! Get your kids involved at home! My son was eager to help cut the veggies. When your children asks to help out, please let them. Although the process might slow you down a bit, the time together is good for both parent and child. Besides, it’s better time spent than video games and TV. While cooking, we talk about everything… girls, school, family, and more! Goooood stuff!! 🙂
Chicken stock in the making! Are you hungry yet? Lol!
I searched the internet to find a recipe that appealed to me. Can soup is filled with sodium and other processed stuff and is not the same.
Yeah, I cook often but home-made chicken soup is not my speciality. Divas Can Cook had a recipe that works for me. I substituted the noodles with quinoa (It is pronounced KEEN-wah). Quinoa is a grain filled with nutrition. Noodles are processed foods that I try to avoid. The plan was to add brown rice, but since I have a decent amount of leftover quinoa, I decided to add it instead of cooking more rice. I also added a little nutmeg to the broth. Mmm… there’s something about nutmeg that gives food a homey and warm feeling.
This is delicious! Just one spoonful brightened my smile even more today! 🙂 Here’s a link to DCC recipe.
Happy Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day!