SOUP RECIPE TO WARM YOU UP & HELP HEAL YOUR CONNECTIVE TISSUE
Chop the vegetables into small 1/4 to 3/8-inch pieces for rapid cooking. The finest broth to use is homemade chicken soup for its extra health advantages but even with ordinary water, the therapeutic properties are still still present. The amount of salt varies on the liquid used so check for salt at the end.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
5 cups chicken broth, vegetable broth, or water
1 cup diced carrot
1 cup chopped red pepper
1 cup diced potato
1 cup chopped sweet potato
1 cup chopped broccoli
1/2 teaspoon salt + pepper to taste
1 cup baby spinach, very firmly packed (1 ounce) (1 ounce)
1 cup canned lima beans, drained (8 1/2 ounce can)
Place all ingredients except spinach and lima beans in a soup pot.
Bring to a boil. Cover and lower heat. Cook for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and add spinach and lima beans. Taste for salt.
If eating is a challenge, the soup can be pureed to drink, or pureed and thinned to use a straw.