Protein-Packed Udon Noodle Soup with Kale and Kimchi + My Friday Shares

I recently taught a class on making lacto-fermented vegetables. We talked about sauerkraut, pickles, and kimchi, and I demo’ed how to make kimchi. I used a recipe just a wee bit different from this one…I’ve been making it over and over and I love it. One of the ways I like to eat it is mixed into this Asian-inspired Udon noodle soup.

udon soup with kimchi | healthy green kitchen

This soup is ridiculously tasty; it’s also infinitely variable. Here’s how I make mine, along with some of my favorite ways to change it up (and you’ll find my “Friday Shares” at the bottom of this post):

udon soup with kimchi | healthy green kitchen

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If you have a moment, could you read and leave a comment on yesterday’s post about “defining healthy eating”? I really appreciate your thoughts…thanks! I came down with a cold earlier this week and that meant only one thing: I had to make soup. Chicken soup to be exact: because there is nothing like a … Read more

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