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Healthy Eats: Chicken Soup For The Slow Cooker

Healthy Eats: Chicken Soup For The Slow Cooker

As the weather begins to cool (hopefully down here in SoCal) one of my favorite things to eat is soup. It is a great way to warm the body and keep comfortable during this changing season. This recipe is easy to make as well as clean up making it stress-free. The ingredients can also be substituted based on preference and tastes of those who are sure to enjoy this delightful meal!

Ingredients

  1. 2-4 boneless chicken breasts (depending on family size)
  2. ¾ cup white wine
  3. 2 cups chicken broth
  4. 1 cup water (or enough to cover ingredients in crock pot)
  5. 1 sliced onion
  6. 2 Peeled and sliced carrots
  7. 2 sliced celery stocks
  8. Ground pepper to taste
  9. Fresh thyme (de-stemmed)
  10. 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  11. If carbs are in your diet add rotini noodles 1-2 cups as desired

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Place all ingredients in appropriately sized crock-pot in the order they appear in ingredient list.
  2. Make sure liquid covers chicken and is ½ inch to 1 inch above non-floating ingredients depending on desired amount of broth.
  3. Cook on low for 6-7 hours.
  4. Shred chicken.
  5. Taste and add seasonings as needed.
  6. Serve hot straight from crock-pot.

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David Weberg, PT, DPT
David loves watching and playing sports. He is a fan of Northern California teams including Sacramento Kings (basketball) and San Francisco Giants (baseball). He also likes to play basketball, run, and going outdoors to hike and camp. David also enjoys trying new food cuisines and traveling when he has the time. He loves spending time with his nephew Parker and the whole family as often as he can.
David Weberg, PT, DPT

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