Best Natural Cold and Flu Remedy: Miracle Garlic Soup

It’s pretty much guaranteed to catch a cold when the weather is cold and the flu is going around. It’s time to forget the flu shot!

This Miracle Garlic Soup Kills Colds

We’ve got a garlic soup recipe for you. Besides that the soup is delicious, it helps you to kick influenza and cold ass during cold and flu season.

Garlic contains a chemical called allicin. ‘This chemical has been known for a long time for its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal powers,’ says Helen Bond, a Derbyshire-based consultant dietitian and spokeswoman for the British Dietetic Association.

According to Washington State University: garlic is 100 times more effective than two popular antibiotics at fighting disease causing bacteria commonly responsible for foodborne illness.

Ingredients:

  • 26 unpeeled organic garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons of virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of organic, grass-fed butter
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of cayenne powder
  • 1/2 a cup of fresh organic ginger
  • 2 and a quarter cups of sliced organic onions
  • 1/2 cup of coconut milk
  • 26 more cloves of peeled organic garlic cloves
  • 1 and a half teaspoons of fresh chopped thyme
  • 4 cups of organic vegetable broth

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Place the 26 unpeeled cloves in a small glass baking dish and add the olive oil.
  3. Cover and bake until the garlic is golden brown, which is about 45 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool, then squeeze the garlic between your fingers to release the cloves.
  5. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add your onions, thyme, ginger, and cayenne powder. Cook until onions are translucent.
  6. Add the roasted garlic and unroasted garlic cloves and cook for 3 minutes.
  7. Add vegetable broth.
  8. Cover and simmer until garlic is tender, about 20 minutes.
  9. Now puree the soup in a blender until smooth.
  10. Put puree back in sauce pan and add coconut milk.

Sources:
simpleorganiclife.org
healthimpactnews.com

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