Lemon, Chicken and Vegetable Soup and Chunky root Vegetables and Beef Soup

This week we're back to using fresh produce, and this week I was inspired by a little bout of a cold to make somethings that will help my body fend off the cold.

Lemon Chicken and Vegetable Soup


2x Chicken Breast Fillets

1x Red Capsicum diced

4x Stalks Celery sliced

1x Head of Broccoli diced

1x Bunch of Bok Choi sliced

1/4 teaspoon powder ginger

1/4 teaspoon power cumin

1/4 teaspoon paprika

2x lemons juiced


Put the chicken breast into a pot with approx 3 litres of water and boil to make the chicken stock.

Once chicken breast is cooked through and water is now stock remove the chicken and place to the side.

Add in the vegetables except for the Bok choy and let simmer until lightly cooked.

Shred the chicken breast and add back into the soup.

Add in the ginger, cumin and paprika and give a light stir to disperse the spices.

Add in the Bok Choy.

Add in the lemon juice and lightly stir let simmer for approx 10mins

Soup is now ready to serve.


 Chunky Root Vegetable and Beef Soup.



1kg diced beef

1x sweet potato diced

1x parsnip diced

3x carrots diced

2x onions diced

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes

1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary

400g diced tomatoes


Heat oil in pot and add onions, cook lightly approx 3 minutes.

Add in beef and cook until browned.

Add in the carrots, sweet potato and parsnip and stir for 5 minutes.

Add in chopped tomatoes, with approx 600mm of water.

Add in the chilli flakes and rosemary and stir than let simmer for approx 30 mins until vegetables and beef are soft.

Serve and enjoy.