Is chicken noodle soup paleo? The answer to this question is a little bit complicated. Some people who follow the paleo diet say that chicken noodle soup is not paleo because it contains wheat noodles. However, others argue that chicken noodle soup can be made in a way that is paleo-friendly by using zucchini!
In this blog post we will discuss why chicken noodle soup might not be paleo, and we will also teach you how to make zoodles (zucchini noodles) in order to use them as chicken noodle soup instead of regular wheat noodles.
Chicken noodle soup is said by some people who follow the paleo diet to NOT be paleo friendly – but you can change a few ingredients to follow the diet!
Why Is Chicken Noodle Soup Not Paleo Friendly?
There are a few reasons why chicken noodle soup might not be paleo friendly. The first reason is that chicken noodle soup typically contains wheat noodles, which are not allowed on the paleo diet.
The second reason is that chicken noodle soup often contains flour as a thickener, and flour is not allowed on the paleo diet. Flour is not allowed on the paleo diet because it is a grain, and grains are not allowed on paleo. For this reason chicken noodle soup is not always considered to be paleo friendly.
Chicken noodle soup has wheat noodles in it which are not allowed on the paleo diet!
The third reason is that chicken noodle soup sometimes contains dairy products, such as milk and cheese. Dairy products are not allowed on the paleo diet because they can cause digestive problems for some people and is not consider ‘paleo friendly’.
How to make Paleo Friendly Chicken Noodle Soup
If you are looking for a chicken noodle soup recipe that is paleo friendly, you can try making chicken noodle soup with zoodles instead of wheat noodles. Zoodles are made by spiralizing zucchini into noodles.
To make chicken noodle soup with zoodles, you will need:
The first step is to spiralize the zucchini into noodles. You can use a spiralizer, or you can use a julienne peeler if you do not have a spiralizer.
The second step is to cook chicken, onion, and carrots in chicken broth and spices until chicken is cooked and onions and carrots are soft.
The third step is to add the celery and zucchini noodles last so that they do not overcook. The cooking time should be short for zoodles because they cook very fast.
Chicken noodle soup made with chicken broth and zoodles instead of wheat noodles is paleo friendly!
Hi there! My name is Estelle and I am a Paleo Lover! I like helping other people learn about the health benefits of the paleo diet.