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Nutrition- Soup & Bread!

I could live on soup. Seriously- it is an infusion of goodness full of electrolytes and soluble nutrition. It is hard to f*%$ up soup :) It's a go-to healthy choice. A small serving is very filling. It can be topped with bread, shredded cheese, sour cream or yogurt. It is a 2:00 reheat and great for a fast meal at home. It is a great "healthier" restaurant choice. I order soup all the time! It is delicious :)

Ben made this amazing asparagus and broccoli soup. He brought me 2 containers which = 4 servings for me. I have 2 left for the weekend. It is a jam packing 300 calorie infusion- perfect fuel for training and a healthy food plan. Here is his recipe:
Four cups of each potato, asparagus carrot and broccoli
1 bag of milk
2 cups chicken stock.
I think he blended it.
Serve with greek yogurt.
After adding the cheese I thought it was a bit salty so perhaps 1 cup of stock could be replaced by 1 cup of water? Regardless, this is a simple and delicious healthy recipe to try!

Lastly for tonight I'd like to love on my bread maker machines a little. What is not love?
  1. Bread Makers are automatic and easy! It takes me less than 5 minutes to load 2 machines and 4 hours later I have fresh bread!
  2. Bread is a staple in every family's food plan. My kids go through a loaf every 2 days. "Healthy" bread is $3/loaf in the supermarket and is still full of preservatives and chemicals; made in a factory. My homemade loaves cost about $0.70 and are 100% natural with 6 basic ingredients.
  3. Bread is great to share! Who doesn't love fresh bread? At $0.70/loaf you can give generously! :)
  4. If you want to be more creative than me add cinnamon and raisins- experiment with the bread maker's settings for specialty breads- you can google the manuals and recipes online. 
  5. Bread makers make easy pizza dough- 101
  6. Machines are a dime a dozen. Check your local thrift/second hand shop.
If you have a bread maker in your crawl space or basement please break it out and follow my lead. You won't be disappointed. Take inspiration, save money and eat healthier!






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