Healthy Black Bean & Chicken Soup Recipe

Personal trainer and author John Holley prepared a healthy recipe for Black Bean Soup with Chicken, and Gluten Free Tortilla Chips. (see recipe below). John's book, Clean and Simple: Healthy Recipes for Your Busy Life is available on his Amazon author's page at


15 ounce can of black beans
1 1/2 cups of salsa
1/2 cup fresh cilantro 
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 pound of precooked chicken (from slow cooker or rotisserie)

Combine all ingredients and bring to a simmer over medium heat. 
Serve with some of the cilantro sprinkled on top.


6 corn tortillas
Vegetable Spray (extra-virgin olive, canola or corn oil)
Salt to taste
2 teaspoons ground cumin

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Cut the corn tortillas into triangles
Spray the vegetable oil on your baking sheet.
Place the cut triangles on the baking sheet, spray the chips lightly with oil and sprinkle the cumin and salt evenly over the chips.
Bake for 15 minutes or until golden and crisp.

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