Category Archives: Home remedies
Can Chicken soup cure a common cold or flu? I don’t know, what I do know is that it really makes you feel better! Chicken soup is comfort food it heats you right up from the inside, sooth all aces and pains and simply just lift your spirits. I wonder if anyone had Chicken soup to mend a broken heart, Neh just a thought I believe Ice cream still works for that!
So what is your comfort food when live don’t look so bright?
1 Onion chopped
1 tsp chopped garlic
5 ml Robertson’s veggie spices
Olive oil for frying
4 -6 pieces of chicken (Breast, thighs with skin and bones)
1.5 liter water
5 carrots peeled and chopped
1/2 bunch of celery stalks and leaves chopped
1 potato cubed
In a large pot fry the onions, garlic and veggie spice with a little olive until soft. Add the Chicken pieces and fry for another minute. Add the carrots, celery and potato with the water. Cook with lid on until the potatoes are soft. Remove the Chicken from the pot and remove all bones and skins. Flake the chicken meat and transfer back to the pot, cook with the lid until the carrots are soft. Remove some of the oil floating on top with spoon and season with Salt and pepper.
I have flu and I feel really, really sorry for myself. This couldn’t have happened at a worst time. I’ve missed gym for two days
Well when life hands you lemons you experiment with home-made flu remedies.
I’ve made myself a steaming cup of Ginger, lemon and honey tea. Although there is no tea in it, it is drank like a tea.
The ginger heat you up from inside, the lemon is a good source of Vitamin C and the honey acts a natural cough suppressant.
Read more about the health benefits here.
4 cups of water
4 tbs of lemon juice
2 tbs grated fresh ginger
Honey to taste
Simmer the water, ginger lemon and grated fresh ginger in a pot for 15 minutes. Pour into cup and add honey to taste. You could add less or more ginger if you prefer.