Chicken and Kale Soup & 8 Natural Ways to Detox

Columbus Day yesterday meant a nice long weekend! Mike and I went to New York to visit my family and our friends; it was a truly great weekend. Whenever we travel, I always arrive home feeling that my body needs a break! After a weekend of eating out, some drinks, and out of my daily exercise routine my body definitely needed a break and a boost. I started this week off right with these 8 key steps:

8 Natural Ways to Detox | Lexiscleankitchen.comAlong with the list above, Mike and I decided that we needed a simple and light dinner tonight. I call this my detox soup because it is light, healthy, and packed with nutrients and protein. I love that every ingredient in this soup is from my local farm, and I also love how simple it is to throw this flavorful soup together.  This is a perfect soup to warm up on a crisp day or to ease a cold. ‘Twas a hit!
Chicken and Kale Soup |

Chicken and Kale Soup |

Chicken and Kale Soup |

Chicken and Kale Soup


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. organic boneless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 3-4 handfuls fresh kale, ribs removed and roughly chopped
  • 5 cups organic chicken stock
  • Himalayan sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, roughly chopped


  • 1. In a large pot, heat oil and garlic
  • 2. Add onion, carrots, and celery and mix occasionally for 5 minutes until translucent
  • 3. Cut chicken breasts into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 4. Once vegetables are translucent, add chicken and let cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • 5. Add in kale and mix well
  • 6. Add in chicken stock, parsley, salt and pepper
  • 7. Mix and let simmer for 15 minutes
  • 8. Taste and adjust spices as desired
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