Chicken Noodle Soup (Ultimate Recipe Swap: Soup)

Our recent move has brought us just two miles from the ocean. Amazing what a climate change a few miles can make. Ocean breezes and smells, a little morning fog, and cooler temps. Perfect timing for fall. Some nights have definitely been appropriate for soup.

I could eat soup everyday, but the FishKids? Not so much. But, during Fall and Winter I try to make it a once a week thing. Soup is an amazingly frugal and easy meal to make on your own. I learned how years ago when I received this book as a wedding gift. While I rarely follow any of the exact recipes, the beauty of the book is that it teaches you how to make soup from anything you have in the house. Love that!

With some trial and error, I’ve developed a few soups that the kids will devour with gusto. This is one of them. I usually bake chicken one night and then use the leftovers and the drippings to make this soup. Delish!

*Sorry, no photo. I thought I downloaded it to my external hard drive before the move. Alas, I did not. It’s in the garage, in a computer, out of reach, buried by five million boxes.

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  1. Thanks so much for hosting a soup themed recipe swap! I am looking forward to adding more soup recipes to my recipe box and menu plan!

  2. The Real Me! says:

    I love to make soups, so this recipe swap is going to be great. Your recipe sounds wonderful, but I'm not understanding the problem with the picture? LOL Just kidding. We live very close to the beach as well and enjoy the sea breezes.

  3. Faithfulmom2 says:

    I am getting bored with the same soups after many years…I really need new ones! Great idea!!!

  4. Katie @ goodLife {eats} says:

    So happy for soup season to finally be here!

  5. This is a great swap for today but I am sick as a dog!!

  6. Katie @ Kitchen Stewardship says:

    We do soup at least once a week, too. Yum-O! I'm posting my fav new creation soup next week, so sad that I can't link up! Chicken Leek Barley soup, if anyone wants to come by… :)

  7. Cheryl B. says:

    I stopped by your blog to verify that you were still hosting your Thursday "theme day".

    In case you aren't sure why I would do that, please first go here:–/

    and then read this one:

    I see that you still are, so I shall leave you on the lists 😀

    Cheryl B.

  8. Two things.

    1. Congrats on your move. Living 2 miles from the ocean sounds AMAZING!

    2. What is marjoram?

  9. I just have to say how amazing this soup was! What a great recipe (even when it was 102 degrees out!)

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