What do you do when you have the sniffles, a growing fever or a throat that just won't stop coughing? Well, I usually tend to rely on medicine--that is, until I came across some of these genius recipes to cure the cold or flu.

To be honest, last year I learned that mami's sancocho (and other chicken soups) are actually scientifically proven to cure the common cold. And, of course, with many more do-it-yourself cold and flu remedies that abuelita swears by, we couldn't help but bring you these 5 delicious DIY cures to the cold and flu. Whether you or your little ones get sick this year, these are some GREAT recipes to help your family heal (along with whatever else your doctor prescribes, of course).


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