Warm, Healthy Winter Soups
he holidays have (finally) come and gone, and many of us are so busy catching up on work that we’ve almost forgotten the days of eating pie for breakfast. And yet, all of those indulgent days may have changed our eating habits or wreaked havoc on our bodies. Perhaps you find yourself craving more sugar, which is natural, given that sugar is highly addictive. Those with food sensitivities may also be feeling a bit under the weather. You may be craving a reset, but subsisting off of salads and smoothies doesn’t sound so appealing when the weather outside is still unbearably frightful. This is a big reason we love soups! They’re easy to prepare in advance and in bulk, and many soup recipes pack a nutritional punch. We’ve also heard the murmurs of how many of you acquired fast cookers over the holidays, meaning soup prep has never been faster or easier.
Soup is an excellent winter staple with so many options. Lighter soups. Vegetable soups. Keto-friendly soups. Bone broth. Whether you prefer something hearty and creamy or want something that fits into your diet, there are recipes galore. Given that it’s also a time of year when many people are sick from holiday revelry, stress, and/or socializing, soup is an excellent, hydrating ally.
Read on for several soup recipe ideas, including vegan and keto options, to enjoy through the winter and beyond.
Vegan Tomato Soup
Fake the creaminess of hearty tomato bisques with this recipe that brilliantly uses coconut milk instead of dairy.
Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup
A classic recipe without the gluten – though you’re welcome to use regular pasta if cutting gluten isn’t a concern for you. Chicken noodle soup is not just for sick days! Get your veggies and proteins in with this recipe.
Gluten-free and Paleo Chili
For years, chili had something of a confused reputation. Associated with nachos and football season, many overlooked that if prepared with healthy ingredients, it’s an incredibly filling, nutritious, low-carb meal.
We’ve written before about the magic of bone broth. You can make your own or shop some ready-made in store. Bone broth is highly nutritious and beneficial for the joints.
Whether you want to shop ready-made broths and soups or the raw materials to make your own, we have you covered!
P.S. If you happen to stumble across this post in the summertime or simply want to shake it up, we highly recommend these gluten-free gazpacho recipes.