This is a great comforting and hearty leftover holiday soup. It is also perfect for those cold rainy winter nights and has immune boosting properties that we are looking for as we head into the flu season. From turkey which is rich in zinc, critical for a healthily immune system – to the superstar mushroom which contains polysaccharides believed to have immune-boosting ability.
This grain free, gluten free, dairy free pad thai is a tasty way to boost your diet with cancer fighting cruciferous vegetables. This dish is full of colour which means lots of antioxidants. Don’t forget that ginger is another cancer fighting root and great for digestion. When cooked, the cabbage becomes soft like noodles and makes up for rice noodles. Vegetarians can omit the chicken and add rice or buckwheat noodles.
It's Fall heading into the winter season, and I am craving warmth — so that means I am eating a lot of soups and stews to keep me warm on the inside. Sometimes, when I just don’t have the time, or am looking for a quick fix, I turn to this simple, classic recipe. It just so happens that this recipe is not only tasty, but it is a perfect weight loss meal.
The fresh leafy greens provide loads of calcium, which is great for revving up your metabolism, and the chicken or turkey provides a great source of lean protein that activates glucagon, our fat burning hormone. The whole grain rice even provides B vitamins to support our hormone function.
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