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It’s soup season ya’ll! And this Gluten-Free Creamy Wild Rice and Chicken Soup is perfect for these colder months and darker days!

I get very into soup when cold weather rolls in. I mean, to be fair, I now live in Charleston, SC where “cold” weather is like, 55 degrees. Which works out very well for me, since I hate being cold.

But I still love to snuggle up to a dining room table with my family and just chat while our Christmas tree sparkles in the background – while eating soup. It’s so damn homey.

Health benefits of this Gluten-Free Creamy Wild Rice and Chicken Soup:

  • packed with protein from the chicken
  • made with homemade bone broth (recipe HERE), this soup is very healing for the gut
  • boosts the immune system via the broth, veggies, adequate protein, fiber and garlic (all of which also benefit gut health)
  • rich in antioxidants from the veggies and herbs
  • decent amount of fiber from the veggies and wild rice
  • great for gut health due to the various plants in this soup, which beneficial gut bacteria feed on
  • bone broth is high in glycine, which is the amino acid the stomach lining is mostly made up of, therefore it strengthens the gut

Tips:

Other Recipes (they’re all gluten-free, I’m celiac people!):

Gluten-Free Creamy Wild Rice and Chicken Soup

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 5 cups bone broth
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1 lb chicken thighs or breasts
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • 1/4 cup dill
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives

Instructions
 

  • Over medium heat, add the olive oil, onions and celery and cook until translucent.
  • Add the garlic and carrots, stir until fragrant.
  • Add in the bone broth, rice and chicken.
  • Cover and turn to low.
  • Let it simmer for about 45 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken, then chop or shred it and add it back.
  • Add the cream cheese and herbs, stir until combined.
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