Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

A few weeks ago it was Teacher Appreciation Week at my son’s school.  One of the things I wanted to give his teacher was a home cooked meal.  I was going to deliver it one day after school (at 3:00 p.m.) so I needed something that would travel well and still taste great when reheated later in the evening.  After thinking about it for a while I decided soup would be a good option.  I usually go for some type of Mexican soup when taking food to a family because you can deliver it with chips, salsa, and toppings and have a full meal.  But I ended up going with something a little different this time.  I was looking for something that seemed a little more like “home.”  I decided homemade chicken noodle soup would be the perfect choice.  I sent the soup with a box of crackers, salad, and chocolate covered almonds (her favorite.)

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chicken stockMaking your own chicken stock couldn’t be easier.  Homemade chicken stock tastes delicious, saves money and provides many health benefits.  When you hear of people eating chicken noodle soup for it’s immune boosting powers they are not talking about Campbell’s soup.  They are referring to the way chicken stock was made before over-processed soups landed on the shelves of every grocery store.  Do a little research and you can read all about the health benefits of homemade stock.

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