Three Cold- and Flu-Fighting Soups
November 6, 2015
Feeling under the weather? Before you resort to any over-the-counter medications or a pricey doctor’s visit, try one of these single-serve soups. Made right in the bowl you’ll sip it out of, they’re simple to create and contain cold- and flu-symptom-fighting ingredients like ginger, garlic and strong spices.
Lemon, Honey & Garlic Soup
Add 1 Tbsp. each of finely diced yellow onion, celery and carrots; 1 minced clove garlic; 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice and 2 tsp grated lemon zest to a soup bowl. Cover with 1 ½ cups hot vegetable broth and drizzle with honey. Stir to combine.
Curry Green Leaf Soup
Add ½ cup finely shredded spinach or kale, 1 Tbsp. finely diced red onion, 2 tsp curry powder and ¼ tsp cayenne to a soup bowl. Cover with 1 ½ cups hot vegetable broth. Stir to wilt greens.
Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup
Add ½ cup cooked rice noodles, ¼ cup cooked shredded chicken, 1-2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce, 1 Tbsp. sliced scallion, ½-1 tsp freshly grated ginger and ½ tsp sesame seeds to a soup bowl. Cover with 1 ½ cups hot chicken broth. Stir to combine and enjoy with Sriracha sauce.
Prevention, January 2015
On this episode, Beth Troutman tells her story; Christina Nicholson embarks on an adventure to Orlando with her family; and former football player Marc Bouniconti shares his journey.
Three decades later, Marc Buoniconti, a quadriplegic, visits The Balancing Act to talk about his life, his mission, and his goal to one day walk again.
The Balancing Act's host Christina Nicholson and her family are embarking on a fun-filled vacation to Orlando, Fla., also known as the "theme park capital of the world."