Vibrant Chicken Soup {Chicken, Brown Rice, and Avocados - Healthy!}

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Healthy Chicken Soup

During the cold weather months, I make soup often, but with this Vibrant Chicken Soup, that is another story.   I like to make it all year around.

My daughter in law, Brandy introduced me to this soup a couple of years ago around the Thanksgiving holidays.

We like to make it during the holidays to offset all the rich food we are eating, like anything will, but it sure sounds good.  (giggles)

Healthy Chicken Soup

Chicken, brown rice, and avocados are just a few of the ingredients in this healthy soup recipe.   The recipe calls for skinless-boneless chicken breast, but in a pinch we have used canned chicken.

This soup is homey, cozy and super easy to make, not to mention Healthy!  Posting the recipe so you can have a healthy soup during the holidays too.  Enjoy!

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Vibrant Chicken Soup
Recipe Source:  Preventive Magazine

3 Skinless-boneless chicken breast
6 cups chicken stock, homemade or canned
3 carrots, sliced
2 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
3 tablespoons lime juice
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 large avocado, cubed
2 tomatoes, cubed
2 tablespoons cilantro, minced
1 tablespoon ground coriander
6 ounce farmer cheese, cubed (I used cheddar)

In medium pot, boil the chicken until tender.  Cool, cube and set aside.

In a large soup pot, bring the stock and onion to a boil.  Reduce the heat and simmer for 25 minutes.  Add carrots and simmer for 20 minutes.  Add chicken to pot and heat through.

Stir in the rice, lime juice, and pepper.  Heat for 3 minutes but do not boil.

Stir in the avocado, tomatoes and spices.  Heat through.

Place cubed cheese in the bottom of each bowl and ladle soup over the top.
Kay Little
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  1. Oh my word! I've never ever had soup with avocado. What a brilliant idea! I love it! So glad you shared. Pinning this yummy recipe...I'm making soup in the kitchen right now myself.

  2. What a fantastic healthy twist on an old favorite.

  3. Hi K,
    Stopping by from Sweet Tea Social, your Chicken Soup would be delicious today with this rainy and chilly weather. Thanks for sharing and have a great week.
    Miz Helen

  4. This sounds so delish and is actually quite funny since I am literally cooking chicken soup right now! Its perfect for a sunday lunch. Saw you on the Sweet tea social

  5. I love chicken noodle soup, but I've never made my own chicken and rice soup- I'll have to give it a try! Sounds perfect for a chilly fall day!
    Jamie @ Coffee With Us 3

  6. This recipe sounds amazing! Love the addition of brown rice and avocado! Thanks for sharing!

    1. You will not be disappointed delicious! Thanks for stopping by :)

  7. I'm usually not a fan of traditional chicken soup, but the avocado and brown rice sound great!! Found your link through Texas Women Bloggers!

  8. This looks delicious!

  9. I'm still feeling creaky from a bad cold, so your soup is going on the menu. Love the addition of spices and avocados!

    1. You are going to love the soothing flavors of this soup! Thanks for stopping!


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