Cold Fighting Chicken Soup

chicken soup recipes Dec 05, 2018

Warm savory chicken soup, is there anything better when you're under the weather?

It is the season we are ducking for cover any time we hear someone sniffle. As much as we try to avoid getting sick by eating healthy, taking vitamin C and vitamin D, sometimes it just happens. Of course, doing all these things can help reduce how often we get sick or reduce the length of time. When we do get hit with a bug, what is important, we are taking care of ourselves. Getting lots of rest, eating nourishing foods, drinking tea and getting in lots of fluids.

This week we are sharing our cold fighting chicken soup, to make sure you're prepared if you end up with a pesky cold. Looks like Mom was on to something when she suggested chicken soup to help fight your cold. (she was right again). Of course, the benefits will be based on the ingredients you add to your soup- quality ingredients, equals quality soup. A study completed in 2000 by Dr Stephen Rennard (University of Nebraska Medical Center...

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Grapefruit Rosemary Infused Water

hydration recipes water Oct 16, 2018

Keeping with our theme of water this week, we wanted to share an easy and refreshing recipe you can follow to make water a little more interesting. We've talked about how important drinking enough water is, and the fact is, you're probably not getting enough in. There...we said it. 

Here is our recipe for infused water! Get Drinking! 

Grapefruit Rosemary Infused Water

Ingredients 

  • 1 litre of water
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 3 tbsp of fresh grapefruit juice
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary

Directions

Slice grapefruit and squeeze juice into your mason jar or pitcher. Place the slices in the jar.
Using a mortar and pestle squish the rosemary slightly. It should still be intact, you just want to release some of the oils, so they transfer to the water.

Add rosemary sprigs

Fill with filtered water.

Allow the mixture to sit for at least an hour to enhance the flavors.

Serve and enjoy. You can add grapefruit slices and a sprig of rosemary to the glass. This is a great addition if you’re...

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