It’s that time of year again. Flu season!
Everywhere the hubby and I go, people are hacking and coughing. We just look at each other and cringe, figuring that it’s just a matter of time before we both are sick as well. But we do have a secret weapon. My special voodoo chicken soup!
The hubby named this soup the Voodoo Chicken Soup because I always make up a huge pot of it during flu season and quite often we both manage to come through unscathed. And even if we do end up sick, we eat Voodoo Chicken Soup and feel better faster.
Maybe it’s just a placebo effect. Or maybe it’s all the yummy goodness of fresh vegetables, herbs and spices that I load the soup with. Either way, it really does work. It can assure you this soup is a far cry from the canned chicken noodle soup my mom fed me growing up.
How you make the broth of Voodoo Chicken Soup is important. You easily could start with already made chicken stock but you’ll lose many of the magical properties. Homemade is the way to go. It’s also a great time to clean out the bottom fridge drawers of all those slightly less than happy leftover veggies. That being said, you don’t want to skimp on this broth. You need plenty of fresh, healthy vegetables; otherwise, the soup isn’t going to be powerful enough to fight the flu.
Plus making Voodoo Chicken Soup homemade also allows you plenty of time to add lots of love. Love is an important ingredient for healing and protecting against the creepie crawlies of the world. So don’t let the flu catch you unprepared this season. It’s time for a huge pot of Voodoo Chicken Soup.
More Chicken Soup Recipes:
Chicken Ramen with Vegetables from Jerne J Kitchen