Sickie Soup and Sweet & Spicy Magic Syrup

  You don’t feel good, but you still have to fix supper for your family. What do you do?  Crawl out to the kitchen, yes totally done that before, and you make Sickie Soup!  {Aka Chicken and Rice soup}

  Don’t grab that can of Campbells, this soup is soothing enough for your upset tummy, but hearty and tasty enough, that the healthy people in your life will enjoy it too!  Full of lots of good fresh garlic, which is great for your immune system!

Thank the Lord we are all healthy at this house, and I hope at your house too, but I wanted to for sure re-post for easy finding this year!

  Follow the link to grab the recipe from the original post:

Sickie Soup


Next up, Sweet & Spicy Magic Syrup. I give this recipe out SO much on facebook, and in the Mommy groups I am part of.  It works like a charm, every time.  I kicked Strep with it last winter, when I ran out of herbal remedies to fix my owie throat.  I was struggling to swallow my own saliva and this kicked it in 2 days!!!!

  This syrup is great for boosting immunity, quieting a cough, and numbing a sore throat.

Sweet & Spicy Magic Syrup

sweet & spicy magic syrup for coughs & sore throats

Get well soon!
Hugs, T

(Great, now that we hugged, I have to go wash your germs off……)     😉


Sickie Soup {aka Chicken & Rice Soup}

I told you last week, we got our first bug of the season, a STOMACH one. Ugh.  Destiny first, then me 12 hours later, then Ty 12 hours after that.  Poor, poor honey’s……


  Thank the Lord, by the end of the weekend, they were up and playing games quietly by the fire.  Then, it hit Pax, who just got a fever, and asked to skip supper and “sweep”, followed by Dale and Avery.  There are times when having a big family is hard, no matter what I do to “contain” the bug, there are just some that run their course through ALL six of us.  

  This “Sickie Soup”{aka Chicken & Rice Soup} was invented by my sweet Momma. She brought it to baby Destiny and I one time, many years ago, when we were both sick.  It was EXACTLY what we needed and tasted Oh-So-Good!

This is just good comfort food for whatever ails you! Plus, fresh garlic is fantastic for immune boosting, but use more or less per your liking.

Sickie Soup {aka Chicken & Rice Soup}

{click title for easy printable}

Sickie soup txt


  • 2 cups Uncooked Brown Basamati Rice
  • 4 cups Boiling Water
  • 1 ounce, weight Knorr Homestyle Stock Containers
  • 2 containers (32 Oz Each) Chicken Broth
  • 8 cloves Garlic, Pressed
  • 3 Tablespoons Dried Celery
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Onion
  • 2 teaspoons Morton’s Nature Seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon Parsley
  • 14 ounces, weight Jar Of Homestyle Chicken {canned Chicken Will Be Fine, Too}
  • Salt And Fresh Ground Pepper To Taste

In a large stockpot, boil 4 cups of water. Add Knorr stock and stir. Add 2 cups brown rice. Cook 45 minutes or according to package directions. Once your rice is cooked, add 2 cartons of chicken broth, pressed garlic, parsley, dried celery, dried onion, Nature seasoning, salt and pepper to taste.
Add in shredded, canned chicken with juice. Simmer for 20 minutes or until flavors have blended.

*This soup continues to “drink” its broth because of the rice.  Add a can of broth when reheating if you’d like.

Get well soon!