A summer cold is some of the worst thing I have ever endured. (Well! child birth might be a bit worse)

But it is really not fun at all, I think it is the heat that makes it worse.

So when my son started sniffing and being a big baby, I felt for him. Not that I wouldn’t normally of course, but we know the saying about men and being sick,right?

But in this case I wanted to make him a treat to make him better fast. This is a bit spicy, to get your body working, but you as always you can adjust the heat as wished.

Vegan asian noodle soup
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Vegan
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Asian noodle soup
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 heaping Tbsp chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • ½ a jalapeno, seeds removed and thinly sliced
  • 6 cups low-sodium vegetable broth (preferably one without tomatoes, such as Whole Foods 365 Organic)
  • 3 green onions plus extra for serving, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 3 baby bok choy, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and sliced into very thin coins
  • 7 oz extra-firm tofu, cubed
  • 5 oz noodles
  • chopped cilantro, for serving
  • sriracha sauce, for serving
  1. Heat sesame oil in a large pot over medium high heat.
  2. Then add ginger and garlic and saute 2-3 minutes.
  3. Then add jalapeno, vegetable broth, and green onions.
  4. Let it simmer 10-15 minutes under a lid.
  5. While waiting for the soup cook noodles according to package directions.
  6. Then drain and set aside. The soup will go murky if the noodles are cooked in the broth.
  7. Back to the soup: Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, vegetables, and tofu, and cook on low heat until veggies are heated through, 1-2 minutes. Add the noodles and heat for 1 more minute, until both noodles and broth are hot.
  8. Now Serve alongside sliced green onions, chopped cilantro, and sriracha.
  9. Note: This soup is best eaten immediately, as it won't reheat well when vegetables and noodles have been mixed.

Read more at: http://www.coffeeandquinoa.com/2013/01/asian-noodle-soup-to-cure-a-cold-vegan/

Photo Credit: Joy

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