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Dill Watercress Herbal Soup with Bok Choi and Meatballs

   I was inspired to make a special herbal soup my grandmother used to make.  Some of the touches are updates or my own additions.  But most of the idea and basis for the soup is entirely owed to my grandmother's ingenuity.  Eastern Europeans will recognize it as the beloved sour dill soup we had as children, usually made by grandma.  I updated it for richer times and my gluten free needs.  My grandmother's soup may have been simpler than this, but it was equally delicious.  At the close of 2020, we could use a healthy soup to keep up our strength.  I started with the Meatballs that we make routinely at home.  Doug is a master at making these and they're a staple at our house.  It takes a very short time to make them and they provide us with a very long lasting reward.  We go out of our way to find organic and local meat choices whenever possible, and we encourage you to do so as well.  It really makes a difference in flavor and, we think, nutrition.  The Bok Choi is a deli