The end of winter is near; but that damn stomach bug going around has come home to roost anyways. Try one of these healing potions to kill the recovery time and get back to life’s twists and turns quicker.
(No canned chicken noodle soup here.)
Anti-inflammatory trio of turmeric, ginger and garlic, finished with aromatic lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and lemon. With natural “noodles” from roasted spaghetti squash, carrots, lentils and spinach.
Cayenne is thought to relieve congestion, both cinnamon and turmeric are high in antioxidants and possess antibacterial properties.
Turmeric and ginger are potent roots that help boosting the immune system. They’re anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial.
Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) are an excellent source of molybdenum and manganese. They are also a very good source of folate and copper as well as a good source of dietary fiber, phosphorus, protein, iron, and zinc. Kale is actually among the world’s best sources of Vitamin C. Garlic is low in calories and very rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Manganese.
Spice this soup up with extra chili powder or ground dried chiles, a traditional remedy for clearing the sinuses and easing congestion and cold symptoms.
Turmeric and ginger, two potent anti-inflammatory spices that have great flavor and wonderful health benefits. Broccoli is also a good source of vitamin B1, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, zinc, calcium, iron, niacin, and selenium.
Cabbage is a excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K,vitamin B6, fiber and potassium. The processing method used in canning tomatoes causes the release of a greater amount of lycopene than what is usually found in raw tomatoes.
Coconuts are highly nutritious and rich in fibre, vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6 and minerals including iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorous.
Both garlic and oregano bolster your immune system. Add a shot of vitamin C from lime juice. The eggs provide some protein, much needed fuel for ailing bodies.
Loaded with protein, antioxidants, healing herbs and nutrition; this soup packs a punch. The iron in dried shiitake mushroom is a bioavailable, non-animal food source of iron. Fennel seeds are rich source of dietary fiber.
Mung beans have a rich source of nutrients such as protein, iron, zinc, potassium, magnesium, manganese, vitamin C and thiamine. Kelp is rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium, and iodine.
Probiotics are live microorganisms (“friendly bacteria”) that your body needs to protect against disease. Kimchi is an incredible fermented food that is filled with healthy, gut-loving bacteria.