15 healthy and delicious soups, perfect for lunch and dinner. These easy recipes are packed with veggies and full of flavor!
What's the weather like where you live? Here in the mountains of North Carolina, we haven't had much of a winter this year. We've only seen a tiny dusting of snow and the flowers and trees are already blooming. We're still enjoying soup season though!
Soup makes such a wonderful meal. You can make it ahead of time, it freezes and reheats well and it can feed a crowd. Plus these recipes are full of healthy veggies. These are some of our favorite recipes when we're looking to eat a little lighter and leaner, but not sacrifice any flavor. We hope you love them too!
Curried Red Lentil Coconut Soup
With lots of fresh veggies and healthy lentils simmered in a flavorful coconut broth, this Curried Red Lentil Coconut Soup is a delicious meal in a bowl!
Creamy Roasted Tomato Carrot Bisque
A hot roast in the oven caramelizes and intensifies the veggies in this delicious, healthy, super creamy Roasted Tomato Carrot Bisque. Add a splash of cream or leave it out, either way, it's delicious!
Ham and Fresh Pea Soup
A delicious take on an old classic, ham and split pea soup, this Ham and Fresh Pea soup is healthy, vibrantly-hued and is loaded with fabulous, flavor!
Thai Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup
If you love lots of flavor, but want to cut back a bit on calories, this delicious, healthy Roasted Thai Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup is perfect for you!
Golden Split Pea Soup
This fabulous Golden Split Pea Soup is the epitome of healthy comfort food. Lots of veggies, golden split peas and bits of tender ham are simmered together to create a delicious meal-in-a-bowl!
Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup
This Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup comes together quickly, is bursting with fabulous flavor and is loaded with lots of healthy veggies!
Ballymaloe Fresh Spinach Soup
Healthy, delicious and vibrantly green, this creamy, Ballymaloe Fresh Spinach Soup (with no cream) comes together in less than an hour and has been bringing rave reviews for over 50 years!
Golden Roasted Cauliflower Soup
This silky smooth Golden Roasted Cauliflower Soup is loaded with nourishing veggies that are roasted till sweet and caramelized. It's so delicious, even non-cauliflower lovers, love it!
White Bean Tomato Basil Soup
If you enjoy tomato basil soup but think it's not really a "meal", you haven't tried this delicious White Bean Tomato Basil Soup! It's fortified with white beans (for extra protein and fiber), lots of fresh veggies and a ton of fabulous flavor!
Roasted Coconut Butternut Squash Soup
If this veggie-loaded Roasted Coconut Butternut Squash Soup could talk, it would be saying, "Healthy!" but it would be screaming"DELICIOUS" at the top of its lungs!
Gingery Red Lentil Carrot Soup
If you love healthy, veggie-laden soups that are bursting with fabulous flavor but also easy to make, this delicious Red Lentil Carrot Soup is for you!
Chicken Cauliflower Cheddar Chowder
This healthy, hearty Chicken Cauliflower Cheddar Chowder is creamy and rich with no cream! It's loaded with veggies and lean chicken (or turkey) and comes together quickly!
Roasted Red Pepper African Peanut Soup
With a load of fresh veggies and lean, tender chicken, this creamy (no cream!) African Peanut Soup is hearty, healthy, super delicious and comes together in under an hour!
Thai Broccoli Spinach Soup
Incredibly delicious and chocked full of healthy veggies, this vibrantly green Thai Broccoli Spinach Soup comes together quickly and can be served as a side or a complete meal in a bowl!
French Lentil Soup (Vegetarian or with Chicken)
This French Lentil Soup is loaded with great nutrition, but it's also bursting with fabulous flavor. Keep it vegetarian or add bites of super tender chicken!
Thought for the day:
Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power
and the glory and the victory and the majesty,
for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours.
Yours is the kingdom, O Lord,
and you are exalted as head above all.
1 Chronicles 29:11
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