The Best Chicken Noodle Soup to Cozy up With on a Sick Day

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Just a few weeks ago the flu swept through town.

I think I can say it was a literal sweeping, because anyone and everyone I talked to claimed they, too, had been knocked off their feet and bedridden for at least a couple of days.

I was no exception.

One day I was just fine, skipping through my day-to-day activities without a care in the world, and the next…well, it was awful. I woke up and found my nose was out of commission as far as breathing went. My eyes were irritated and itchy, and I had a terrible, ticklish tremor in my throat that wouldn’t stop kicking up a cough. And the sneezing, oh my!

Luckily I was able to get back on my feet thanks to some TLC from my hubby, plus several bowls of this easy chicken noodle soup recipe.

Any time I’m sick have to have chicken noodle soup. It’s as much a part of my get well routine as wearing my comfiest PJs, snuggling under the covers, and drinking as much juice as my body will allow.

We all know our bodies need energy to fight off that flu, cold, or other seasonal pest, and it’s energy you’ll find in this recipe for the best chicken noodle soup. It’s chock-full of veggies, including carrots, celery, and onions, that are all full of healthy vitamins and minerals. Top that off with hearty noodles and chunks of chicken and you’ve got some bad news for that virus.

So if the flu is terrorizing your hometown, hunker down and prepare with this easy chicken noodle soup recipe!

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The Best Chicken Noodle Soup for the Sick Day Blues


• 2 Tablespoons olive oil
• 1 cup carrots
• 1 cup celery
• 1 cup onions
• Salt & pepper, to taste
• Pinch of red pepper flakes
• 2 bay leaves
• 4 cloves garlic, minced
• 64 ounces chicken stock
• 2 cups egg noodles
• 1 pound cooked chicken
• Juice of 1 lemon
• Sprinkle of fresh dill

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