This quick and easy soup is the perfect lunchtime meal for kids – satisfying and healthy too Easy Noodle Soup Recipe | Foods

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 packet clear noodles
  • 1 1/2 tsp freshly minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 carrot, sliced diagonally
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 tbsp chopped spring onion
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 onion, chopped finely
  • Pepper as per taste
  • 1 cup snowpeas, diagonally cut into 2-3 pieces
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp crushed dry red chillies
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

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Method:
  • Put crushed chili and sesame oil. Keep aside for at least 1 hour to get the flavor of chili in oil.
  • Put noodles in boiling water, cover it. Let it stand for 5 minutes. Drain and run it through cold water
  • Separate the noodles and let them cool. Heat vegetable oil in a wok. Add onion, saute for 2 minutes
  • put carrots and ginger and stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes. Add stock, soy sauce. Bring it to boil
  • Put mushrooms, noodles, and salt. Boil it for another 2 minutes. Add snow peas, let it boil till snow peas are tender (approx 3-4 mins)
  • Add chili flavored sesame oil, pepper. Serve hot while garnishing with spring onion
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Mental health

Healthy living involves more than physical health, it also includes emotional or mental health. The following are some ways people can support their mental health and well-being.

Tips:

  • Get enough sleep daily; the CDC recommends the following by age group (naps inclusive); 12-18 hours from birth to 2 months, 14-15 hours from 3-11 months of age, 12-18 hours for 1-3 years of age, 11-13 hours for 3-5 years of age, 10-11 hours for 5-10 years of age, 8.5-9.5 hours for 10-17 years of age and those 18 and above need 7-9 hours of sleep. Elderly people need about 7-9 hours but do not sleep as deeply and may awaken at night or wake early, so naps (like kids need) allow them to accumulate the total of 7-9 hours of sleep.
  • Take a walk and reflect on what you see and hear at least several times per week.
  • Try something new and often (eat a new food, try a different route to work, go to a new museum display).
  • Do some mind exercises (read, do a puzzle occasionally during the week).
  • Try to focus on a process intensely and complete a segment of it over 1 to several hours, then take a break and do something relaxing (walk, exercise, short nap).
  • Plan to spend some time talking with other people about different subjects.
  • Try to make some leisure time to do some things that interest you every week (hobby, sport).
  • Learn ways to say “no” when something occurs that you do not want to do or be involved with

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