At night when you’re all curled up in bed with Netflix, nothing says warm and cosy than a scrumptious bowl of soup. With more time at home, we’ve all been expanding our cooking skills to more than just a can opener or microwave.
This week try going the extra mile to make hearty, healthy and flavourful soup for a meal, with the right ingredients we’ve found out you can level up a simple bowl of soup into an immune-boosting powerhouse. Whether we’re facing this crazy pandemic or just the usual flu season, our bodies could use the extra strength to fight off sickness. These are 5 immune-boosting soups to get started on your cooking regime. Top it off with our favorite immune boosting supplements such as Super Antioxidants or Advanced Probiotics for an extra kick! Perfect for a light meal day and night.
Mushroom Miso Soup: https://leitesculinaria.com/111850/recipes-mushroom-miso-soup.html
Star Ingredients: Miso, mushroom, spinach, carrots
Miso with its pure umami in its fermented soybean form is surprisingly incredibly nutritious and linked to health benefits like better digestion and a stronger immune system. When thinking of miso we always immediately think of a little packet of powder but this elevated miso soup brings together different textures and flavours to make a soul-warming brothy bowl soup.
Garlic and Ginger Soup: https://healthyishfoods.com/vegan-garlic-ginger-immune-boosting-soup/
Star Ingredients: Garlic, ginger, onion
For those who love strong fiery flavours and want immune-boosting magic in one fix, you can’t deny this bowl of garlic and ginger soup. As well as being filled with a pack load of antioxidants, onions are a great source of quercetin that fight off bacteria in the body. To make it into a full fuelled meal, noodles are a good go-to.
Roasted Carrots and Rice With Zingy Turmeric Broth: https://thefirstmess.com/2014/03/06/roasted-carrots-rice-w-zingy-turmeric-broth-recipe/
Star Ingredients: Turmeric, carrots, ginger, garlic
The caramelized vegetables and earthy turmeric broth are in perfect harmony. Turmeric not only makes a soul-warming broth, but it also has an anti-inflammatory effect that helps keep your throat protected. When cooking feel free to sprinkle in garlic powder for a layered savoury taste.
Spicy Broccoli Soup
Star Ingredients: Broccoli, Celery, Ginger
When we think of healthy the first thing we think of is green! This list wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t share with you our favourite green soup. For looks, I wouldn’t give it a 10/10 but broccoli is a superfood you can find anywhere. This superfood is jam-packed with fibre, antioxidants and vitamin C – perfect to keep your body at fighting condition.
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/276346/lemon-chicken-orzo-soup-with-kale/
Star Ingredients: Lemon, chicken, kale
Last but not least we had to show you this nourishing and refreshing take on the traditional cold flu remedy. Bet you never thought lemon would end up being in chicken soup! The recipe is quick and easy, it’s filled with vegetables, proteins and fibres – a balanced meal in one bowl.