This healing soup is the simplest of soups and as a result, it's easily digested by the body. Plus, it's made with healthy and flavourful ingredients so it's actually pretty tasty too - which is a total bonus because being sick sucks and at least your tastebuds can have a little enjoyment. Makes 3 to 4 portions.
- 1 medium onion (diced)
- 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger (finely minced)
- 3 cloves garlic (finely minced)
- 2 carrots (1/2" diced)
- 2 stalks celery (diced)
- 1/2 cup cooked rice (optional)
- 6 cups vegetable or chicken stock (see recipe note)
- Salt to taste
Obviously, homemade stock is ideal but I used bouillon cubes for the soup pictured here. I love organic low-sodium chicken and vegetable bouillon cubes from Harvest Sun. They're gluten-free and yeast-free too. For a vegan/vegetarian version, use vegetable stock. Also, I like to add sweet potato or other root vegetables like parsnips, but honestly, I just use whatever combination I have that's handy.