I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend. Mine so far has been fairly low key, which is a good thing, but I may get to see a couple of friends tonight for some post birthday laughs! I talked with Nathan last night, and we've decided that I am still twenty-eight since we have yet to celebrate my birthday together (every girls dream lol), but I really liked the sound of that because he is the one person I do want to celebrate my birthday with! Now don't get me wrong, I love all my family and friends, but he has a way about him that can make me forget, even if just for a moment, that I'm constantly in pain. But enough about me, lets get to the meat of this blog, or in this case the chicken lol!!
I don't know about you guys, but the smell of freshly made soup wafting through the house is absolutely divine. I don't remember clearly who had made soup from scratch in my house, but smelling the soup I am making right now, is giving me a nostalgic feeling that is reminiscence of my childhood. Soup is really a great dish to make during the colder months, not just because it warms you up inside or is easy to make, but more importantly it stores and keeps fabulously! You can literally throw in whatever your heart desires, because after all, it is your soup :) I feel like soup is the "everything but the kitchen sink" kind of meal, because you can go through your crisper, cupboards, and leftovers to create a one of a kind creation, that is completely reflective of your pallet. Now I made a dumb move, and instead of boiling down the bones into a broth, I threw them out (smh). A girlfriend of mine (Heather), her boyfriend just got back from deer hunting, so overnight she had made the broth for her soup (yes I am a little jealous but now I know for next time). So I just ended up using boxed broth. I know not a great choice, but I did buy the lower sodium, and used all fresh ingredients for the rest (with the exception of my leftover chicken). As of right now, it has been simmering for just over 35 minutes, and I have topped up the broth and added the noodles, within 30 minutes it will be all done and ready to eat! Now lets get to this delicious recipe, so all of your homes can smell as savory as mine ;)