Easy Grains & Chicken Soup

This mouth-watering soup is a super healthy meal that provides you with all the major nutrients your body needs in one meal. It is rich in protein, healthy carbs, good fats, loaded with fibre, and many micronutrients that your immune system will thank you for!


4 stalks celery, diced

1 medium onion, chopped

2 large carrots, diced

4-6 garlic cloves, minced

700g chicken breast

200g raw soup & broth mix, soaked 8-12 hours in advance and rinsed thoroughly (a mix of pearl barley, yellow split peas, green split peas, marrowfat peas, red split lentils)

50g raw pearl couscous

2 cubes chicken broth

4 stems fresh thyme

2 stem fresh rosemary

1 tsp turmeric

salt (as required)

pepper (as required)

1 tbsp olive oil

lemon juice (optional)

Cooking instructions:

Heat the oil in a large saucepan set over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, carrot and celery and cook, stirring occasionally for 3-5 mins or until softened and coloured slightly.

Add the chicken and the soaked soup & broth mix, cover with water, add all the herbs, salt and pepper, chicken broth cube and leave to cook for about 40-50 minutes on medium heat.

Remove the herb stems and taste for any required additions.

Serve and enjoy!

*A squeeze of lemon can add a nice kick! :)