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Creamy Chicken Florentine Soup

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Only 20 minutes from start to finish, and just a few basic ingredients, this creamy chicken florentine soup is sure to become your new favorite. This soup is packed with protein, and has an amazing creamy flavor that will send your taste buds for a ride straight to Italy! Perfect for a weeknight dinner, or a hearty lunch — whether you are dining alone or with company, this is one of the very best chicken florentine soup recipes, because you can have it cooked and on the table in less than half an hour. Another great thing about this creamy chicken florentine soup is that it is not only delicious, but filled to the brim with ingredients that are great for your body. Here are just a couple: <h4><p style="color: rgba(20, 117, 135, 1)">Spinach the Superfood!</p></h4> Yes! Spinach is a superfood and packs a punch when it comes to health benefits. Dark, leafy greens like spinach are important for skin, hair, and bone health as well as improving blood glucose control in people with diabetes, lowering the risk of cancer. Spinach is also a fantastic source of dietary magnesium, which is essential for maintaining muscle, metabolism, nerve function, a healthy immune system, and maintaining blood pressure. <h4><p style="color: rgba(20, 117, 135, 1)">Bone Broth and Its Healing Capabilities</p></h4> "Leaky gut syndrome" refers to the breakdown, or damage to the stomach and intestinal linings. When this happens certain foods become non-digestible and cause toxins and bacteria to "leak" into the bloodstream. Healing your gut takes time and a lot of work, but there are certain things you can do to help along the journey. Bone broth is full of amino acids, which are essential for preventing inflammation in your digestive tract and regenerating new, healthy bacteria in the gut. Bone broth is also easily digestible making the absorption of it vitamins and minerals easy on your body. <h4><p style="color: rgba(20, 117, 135, 1)">Creamy Chicken Florentine Soup</p></h4> <h5>Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 15 mins | Serves: 7</h5> <h5><p style="color: rgba(20, 117, 135, 1)">Ingredients:</p></h5> * 1 tablespoon grass fed butter (olive oil or avocado oil can be used) * 4 cloves Garlic * ½ large Onion * 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning * 4 cups chicken broth (or bone broth) * 1 cup heavy cream * 1 pound shredded chicken * 10 oz Spinach * 1 14-oz can artichoke hearts * Sea salt to taste * Black pepper to taste <h5><p style="color: rgba(20, 117, 135, 1)">Instructions:</p></h5> 1. Chop garlic, onion and artichoke hearts. 2. In a large pot over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the garlic. Saute for about a minute, until fragrant. 3. Add the onions and Italian seasoning. Saute for 7-10 minutes, until slightly browned and just starting to caramelize. (You can saute for longer if you want them more caramelized.) 4. Add the chicken broth, cream, shredded chicken, and spinach. Add the chopped artichoke hearts, if using (optional). Season with sea salt and black pepper to taste, if desired. 5. Bring to a simmer, then simmer for about 5 minutes, until the spinach wilts and soup is hot.
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1


Calories

251


Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

15

Sodium

303

Carbohydrate

8

Sugar

3

Dietary Fiber

1

Protein

18


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Serving Size 1


Calories

251


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

15

Sodium

303

Carbohydrate

8

Sugar

3

Dietary Fiber

1

Protein

18

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