Soup as the new salad

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Hermiones...

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Posted: 12 Jan 2012, 17:28
Made a useful discovery today. In the summer, I'm perfectly happy to throw leftover cold fish or chicken on lettuce and call it lunch. But in cold weather I want something heartier.

So..over last weekend I made a huge crockpot full of low-carb veggie soup with a tomato base. And today, for lunch I heated up the soup and on impulse threw in a few ounces of leftover scallops from dinner last night. Voila. Fish stew. It was really good and got me to thinking that I can do the same thing with chicken breast, turkey sausage, tilapia, etc. and have a much more satisfying meal than leftovers with salad.

Any other ideas like this?
ollie809

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Posted: 12 Jan 2012, 18:18
i love a good soup and i know it sounds strange but a chicken breast in beef soup is amazing with a slice of whole grain rye bread torn up in it
mikefarinha

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Posted: 12 Jan 2012, 19:19
This is a great idea that I've been reading up on. There are actually tons of health benefits from making 'bone broth' from chicken and beef/lamb bones.

Check this link out for some great info: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/cooking-with-bones/

-Mike
"Eat as if your life depends on it!"
Z'sMama

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Posted: 12 Jan 2012, 19:58
Making chicken stock right now!
mikefarinha

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Posted: 12 Jan 2012, 20:12
Awesome Z'sMama!

My last bit of chicken stock I froze in ice cube trays to save for later. It actually worked out pretty good.

-Mike
"Eat as if your life depends on it!"
ferlengheti

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Posted: 12 Jan 2012, 20:55
Every so often I buy a chicken to roast and shred. Then I portion it out into wee bags and freeze it, to add into salads and broths. The carcass ALWAYS goes into a pot with water, carrot, celery, onion, and herbs. I boil it up for an hour or so, strain it into a bowl, and skim it when it's cold. Then that gets frozen, too, for soup bases. BEST EVER.
I've never met a cheese I didn't like.
Z'sMama

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Posted: 12 Jan 2012, 21:05
That's my recipe for stock too - and it makes the house smell so so good.
ferlengheti

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Posted: 12 Jan 2012, 21:11
OMG I'm so picking up a chook on the way home. =)
I've never met a cheese I didn't like.



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