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Immunity Soup to Beat the Cold

Are you and those chewable vitamin C tablets the best of friends these days? Have a chronic sniffle that you just can’t beat? Instead of packing in the pills, try an all-natural remedy instead of immunity soup. Full of immunity-boosting foods like vitamin C-rich kale and vitamin D-enhanced mushrooms, think of it as your own personal superhero shield.

Full of immunity boosting foods like vitamin C-rich kale and vitamin D-enhanced mushrooms, think of it as your own personal super hero shield.
Here is your quick and easy recipe to try at home:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 3 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 2 large carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound presliced Monterey Mushrooms
  • 10 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 cups unsalted chicken stock  
  • 4 thyme sprigs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 (15-oz.) can unsalted chickpeas, drained
  • 2 pounds skinless, bone-in chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 12 ounces curly kale, stems removed, leaves torn
  • Optional: Whole grain pasta
The best part of this recipe? There is plenty to share. Bring it to your Neighborhood potluck or invite some friends over for a workout and dinner. It’s the best way to arm your body against the common cold, while also maintaining those New Year’s resolutions.

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