Kid-Friendly Soup to Try This Winter

When winter chills set in, there’s nothing more comforting than a warm bowl of soup. It’s not just a great way to keep your family warm—it’s also an opportunity to pack in a lot of nutrients. A timeless favorite, chicken noodle soup is the perfect choice. 

Why Chicken Noodle Soup?

Chicken noodle soup is delicious and a powerhouse of nutrition. The chicken provides protein, essential for growing kids, while the broth is hydrating and can help clear nasal congestion. Vegetables like carrots and celery add vitamins and minerals, and the noodles provide the carbohydrates needed for energy.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
  • 2 cups egg noodles or fun alphabet noodles for a kid-friendly twist
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onions, carrots, and celery, cooking until softened.
  3. Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  4. Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Add the shredded chicken and noodles, cooking until the noodles are tender.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.