What I Eat on a Sick Day

Let me start off by saying that summer colds suck. Big time.

When I have a cold, all I really want to eat is soup.  Most of the time this works pretty well, because I try to keep a good soup supply in my freezer.  But, let’s be honest, it’s summer. I don’t want soup quite as often, so my supplies are a little low. I have some carrot ginger yam and split pea in the freezer, that’s it.  So yesterday, when all I wanted was soup and didn’t even want to deal with defrosting any, I hit the takeout. Hard.

Breakfast: Normal. Egg, turkey bacon, half a grapefruit
Morning Snack: Honey Chobani with some granola and a banana (I was hungry)
Lunch: Chicken Soup from one of my favorite places for authentic tacos and tortas – If you haven’t had Chicken Soup from a Mexican restaurant I highly recommend it.  This is how I picture them making it: put some rice in a bowl, top it with chunks of chicken breast meat, add some pico de gallo, fresh avocado, and cilantro, then cover it in broth. I have no idea if that is how they actually put it together, but I love it!

Mexican Chicken Soup

Mexican Chicken Soup

Dinner: More take-out! I wanted Hot and Sour Soup.  Our favorite local spot for Hot and Sour is closed for construction right now, so we settled for P.F. Chang’s.  I devoured the soup and half of the steamed dumplings, but I barely made a dent in the Singapore Street Noodles. Since Nathan is gone from now through Friday, I think I will let the leftovers save me from having to cook!

P.F. Chang's Take-out Night

P.F. Chang’s Take-out Night

Thanks to Peas and Crayons for hosting today’s link-up!

What kind of food do you crave when you’re sick?

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