Foodie Friday – Spicy Chicken Chowder with Carrot Noodles

Love noodles in your soup? Here's a delicious way to enjoy noodles without the typical waist-expanding carbohydrates. Take a vegetable peeler and create long strips of carrots or zucchini, and use these in your homemade soup as noodles. It's fun, it's tasty, and it will get you one step closer to those amazing abs. Servings: 8 Here's what you need... 2 Tablespoons Coconut oil (Or use bacon fat for more flavor) 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs bone-in, skinless chicken thighs 1 butternut squash, seeded peeled and cubed (3-4 cups) 1 bunch red kale, chopped 1 (160z) jar green, roasted salsa 4 cups Chicken Broth 5 large carrots, made into flat noodles with a vegetable peeler 1 Tablespoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped In a large soup pot, place the coconut oil (or bacon fat) over medium high heat. Add the garlic and chicken thighs and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Add the butternut squash cubes and chopped kale. … [Read more...]