My father used to make me a big pot of greasy chicken soup with lots of veggies in it. I cringe at the thought now. I might make a big pot of lentil soup with garlic and lots of veggies. what is your fav foods to eat when you have a cold?
I still like the chicken soup, sans the chicken!! I use veggie broth and I don't need 'bits of meat' in it. I like a lighter soup when I'm not feeling well...the veggie broth with finely chopped veggies and some rice does the trick for me! And there is always the old standby, tea and toast!!
I always do miso soup with tofu, scallions, and spinach. 1 tbsp white miso, 1 tbsp red miso, 2 c of veggie broth. A bunch of garlic, ginger, and salt to taste. Sometimes I will put rice or udon noodles in it. Mmm.. Wonderful when sick!
A grilled cheese sandwich and tomato soup is my favorite "sick" meal. These days, my grilled cheese is made with one slice of Galaxy vegan cheese (american) and some Follow your Heart cheddar. And my favorite sick soup is Campbell's tomato - including the high fructose corn syrup they put in it!
It is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities. ~A. Dumbledore
Kraft Dinner is my favourite sick food (actually, one of my favourites in general ;p). I like making it with regular soymilk. Also, fruits, grilled cheese and tomato soup is what I normally eat when sick.