Celebrate ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Day by Breaking Out Your Slow Cooker

Did you know that November 8th is Chicken Soup for the Soul Day?  In honor of mind and body wellness, MaryAnn Jones and Deanna Durso of Wear your Wellness and Thrive Naturally have shared their delicious and organic recipe with New York Rag!

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup


  • 1 lb package organic chicken tenders
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 package organic baby carrots chopped
  • 4 ribs organic celery cleaned & chopped
  • 1 quart organic, low sodium chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place all ingredients into a 3.5 quart slow cooker
  • Add additional water to fill
  • Set to low for at least 4 hours
  • Remove chicken, shred with a fork and add back in
  • Serve or save

Deanna Durso and MaryAnn Jones are Certified Health Coaches. They run successful holistic wellness companies and have just launched their latest venture, Wear your Wellness. Their Thrive Wellness Bangles enable you to wear your wellness and empower your daily choices toward your personal health goals.

They believe that infinite possibilities start with drinking 8 glasses of water per day (hydration nation). As health coaches they have seen miracles happen when people drink more water and less of whatever else they were drinking.

Wearing your Wellness is simple with these gorgeous bangles that remind you to have 8 glasses of water per day.  The 8 bracelets are made of solid stainless steel and create a timeless, sexy look. With inspirational words on each one, you’ll feel empowered with each sip of water.  Thrive, Hydrate, Revive, Inspire, Value, Infinite, Nourish andGrateful are the keywords that were chosen with intention and love to empower you to #wearyourwellness and thrive.

Thrive Wellness Bangles were conceived and designed in the United States by women who are passionate about empowering wellness. After countless prototypes, market research, support from friends, family and community they are happy with the results. Putting the Bangles on every morning reminds us to take daily action and wear our wellness. 

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