Holy Trinity and Chipotle Chicken Soup

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bauchjw

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This was very basic, but delicious soup. Photo heavy, as usual.

I’ve become a bit obsessed with Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce lately. It’s been amazing in soups/stews.
-Grilled the chicken, Cajun rub, mesquite wood:
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while that was going down, I prepped the trinity:
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Then the Pope
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Ive seen a lot of different opinions/ways to build. I go for the onions in butter first, then add green peppers and celery, finally throw the garlic in with 3-5 minutes between each addition. Once they’ve all cooked a bit, and that amazing aroma fills the house, in goes the chicken chunks and a couple chipotles in adobo sauce for a while with regular stirs to make sure the flavors are all shared snd distributed. Finally, the chicken stock goes in. I reduced at a boil for a bit then simmered covered for a few hours.
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Tasty soup on an unseasonably warm December night here in Virginia. It was all gone soon. If you haven’t tried the Chipotle in adobo for your soups I highly recommend a go! Thank you for your time!
SF
Jed
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I also love chipotle in many things. Order a jar of D’Allesandro Chili Morita paste. You will never allow yourself to run out if you do.
 
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Good looking soup. Bet it would be good with rice.
Jim
Thank you Jim, appreciate your time. I’m staying away from grains right now. No bread, rice, etc for past few months. Getting ready for next week!

Looks and sounds like flavor town to me. I second the addition of rice. Nice work bud and thanks for the recipe
Thank you! My pleasure. Yes, can’t wait to eat rice again!!!

I also love chipotle in many things. Order a jar of D’Allesandro Chili Morita paste. You will never allow yourself to run out if you do.
Thank you for the tip! Will order tonight!
 
Stop eating white rice or at least eat parboiled rice. Best yet is to go to brown rice for the nutrients and fiber. It's fairly low glycemic index.

Some whole wheat pasta would be a good addition too. Also low glycemic.
 
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Stop eating white rice or at least eat parboiled rice. Best yet is to go to brown rice for the nutrients and fiber. It's fairly low glycemic index.

Some whole wheat pasta would be a good addition too. Also low glycemic.
Definitely, thank you. I try to be careful, besides my job Requirements, I have three young kids who need me active and around. I’ve found that what works best for me is to do a strict 30 day diet (whole 30, no grains or sugar), followed by a few months of paleo. Then I let myself go crazy for a week or two over a holiday or special occasion. That way I’m not saying, “I’ll never have XYZ again” When I’m back to the looser diet I’ll try the whole wheat pasta with this soup!
Thanks again! Jed
 
Definitely, thank you. I try to be careful, besides my job Requirements, I have three young kids who need me active and around. I’ve found that what works best for me is to do a strict 30 day diet (whole 30, no grains or sugar), followed by a few months of paleo. Then I let myself go crazy for a week or two over a holiday or special occasion. That way I’m not saying, “I’ll never have XYZ again” When I’m back to the looser diet I’ll try the whole wheat pasta with this soup!
Thanks again! Jed


Why don't you try a middle of the road idea like Sugar Buster's. It's an older modified carb plan that you can still find in book form on Amazon. It is a low glycemic diet that allows good low glycemic carbs to allow you to have some comfort foods w/o going stupid crazy like keto or paleo and still allows some cheat times like holidays.

While I have now fallen off the wagon I lost about 60 lbs on it and never felt hungry and rarely had any cravings on the sugar buster's plan. When/if I start feeling better again I will get back on it.

ETA - Here's another idea for a keto type pasta.
 
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Why don't you try a middle of the road idea like Sugar Buster's. It's an older modified carb plan that you can still find in book form on Amazon. It is a low glycemic diet that allows good low glycemic carbs to allow you to have some comfort foods w/o going stupid crazy like keto or paleo and still allows some cheat times like holidays.

While I have now fallen off the wagon I lost about 60 lbs on it and never felt hungry and rarely had any cravings on the sugar buster's plan. When/if I start feeling better again I will get back on it.

ETA - Here's another idea for a keto type pasta.
1MoreFord 1MoreFord
There are several of the books on Amazon, which do you recommend?
If I could get back to eating a few of the things that I'm starting to miss and still lose weight and drop the blood sugar I'd be thrilled to death.
Dan
 
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This was very basic, but delicious soup. Photo heavy, as usual.

I’ve become a bit obsessed with Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce lately. It’s been amazing in soups/stews.
-Grilled the chicken, Cajun rub, mesquite wood:
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while that was going down, I prepped the trinity:
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Then the Pope
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Ive seen a lot of different opinions/ways to build. I go for the onions in butter first, then add green peppers and celery, finally throw the garlic in with 3-5 minutes between each addition. Once they’ve all cooked a bit, and that amazing aroma fills the house, in goes the chicken chunks and a couple chipotles in adobo sauce for a while with regular stirs to make sure the flavors are all shared snd distributed. Finally, the chicken stock goes in. I reduced at a boil for a bit then simmered covered for a few hours.
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Tasty soup on an unseasonably warm December night here in Virginia. It was all gone soon. If you haven’t tried the Chipotle in adobo for your soups I highly recommend a go! Thank you for your time!
SF
Jed
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Your soup looks KILLER, but it needs dumplings or barley desperately, though.
I'm doing the low carb thing right now, and I'm losing weight, but I'm starting to miss a few of my comfort foods.
 
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Why don't you try a middle of the road idea like Sugar Buster's. It's an older modified carb plan that you can still find in book form on Amazon. It is a low glycemic diet that allows good low glycemic carbs to allow you to have some comfort foods w/o going stupid crazy like keto or paleo and still allows some cheat times like holidays.

While I have now fallen off the wagon I lost about 60 lbs on it and never felt hungry and rarely had any cravings on the sugar buster's plan. When/if I start feeling better again I will get back on it.

ETA - Here's another idea for a keto type pasta.
I appreciate it. I’ll give a look and see. I’m pretty comfortable with my routine and eating habits. I don’t need to drop weight, my blood work is healthy, exercise everyday, etc. I’m jtrying to maintain and for me what works is a cycle, 1) strict diet 2) less restrictive diet 3) have fun for a week or so! I need the really strict time to reset my cravings, but have things to look forward to!
 
Why don't you try a middle of the road idea like Sugar Buster's. It's an older modified carb plan that you can still find in book form on Amazon. It is a low glycemic diet that allows good low glycemic carbs to allow you to have some comfort foods w/o going stupid crazy like keto or paleo and still allows some cheat times like holidays.

While I have now fallen off the wagon I lost about 60 lbs on it and never felt hungry and rarely had any cravings on the sugar buster's plan. When/if I start feeling better again I will get back on it.

ETA - Here's another idea for a keto type pasta.
Appreciated! I’ve had this system for a few years and it works pretty well for me, thank you for the advice though! I think most eating plans tend to fall apart with the idea that there is stuff you can’t eat again of using substitutes that make you miss the good stuff. For me, I’d rather be strict for a few months, then relax and enjoy during important times. It’s really just forced moderation. I’ll check out the pasta for sure! Thank you!

Your soup looks KILLER, but it needs dumplings or barley desperately, though.
I'm doing the low carb thing right now, and I'm losing weight, but I'm starting to miss a few of my comfort foods.
Thank you! Yes, I agree with everyone. Rice/pasta/dumplings would take it up, I enjoy denying myself for a period to enable me to rage and take in all my favorite comfort foods at times! Give yourself some hard dates to cheat during important days! It gives a realistic goal!
 
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There are several of the books on Amazon, which do you recommend?
If I could get back to eating a few of the things that I'm starting to miss and still lose weight and drop the blood sugar I'd be thrilled to death.
Dan


This is the one I used but there is at least one newer updated version I need to pick up.
 
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I don't see a link or a picture.
Is it the main book or the cook book?

I'm very interested in checking it out.

Thank you.
Dan.
I have this sugar buster cook book, you can get it on Amazon: THE COMPLETE SUGAR BUSTERS DIET COOKBOOK: SIMPLE & DELICIOUS LOW-GLYCEMIC, FIBER-RICH, LOW-FAT RECIPES FOR BURNING FATS REGULATING BLOOD SUGAR & HEART FITNESS

I use some stuff from it. Over the years, loosing several friends to heart attack, etc, I don’t think most people can do a full overhaul of their diet. I think we are feast or famine wired. Read “Sapiens” or “Guns, Germs, and Steel.” We can’t handle the abundance in front of us today. Be strict and semi miserable for months, it’s easy when you have a short term goal to look forward to…birthday, thansgiving, Christmas, etc.. Let go on those special occasions, they become so much more special when you are tasting food you’ve denied yourself. Also, more special when you have a surge of energy and endorphins from making a goal!
 
Ok, Chicken carcass soup. Added rice for my wife…..same recipe.
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Your soup looks and sounds amazing! Can only imagine the aroma while you made it! I'd say you nailed it!

Ryan
 
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All looks pretty dang tasty! I would have a few bowls of that, very nice work!
Thank you! Very appreciated!
Jed

Your soup looks and sounds amazing! Can only imagine the aroma while you made it! I'd say you nailed it!
Ryan
Thank you Ryan! Great for cold Iowa days!
Jed

So doing this, bookmarked! I will add riced cauliflower when I do it.
Very flattered and appreciated! Riced cauliflower is a great idea!
Jed
 
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