If you try to eat healthier or you keep diet, then these healthy soup recipes are the best choice for you, especially if you make them yourself.
A big bowl of freshly made soup is not only a nourishing lunch, but it will also keep you satisfied for longer (if made with protein-rich ingredients). The best thing about homemade healthy soups is that you know exactly what is going into them.
Carrot and coriander soup
This healthy soup is a classic combination, spiced with garlic and lemon. Carrots have nutritious health benefiting compounds such as beta-carotenes, vitamin A, and anti-oxidants. Coriander seeds are a great source of vitamin A, K and C, folic acid that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. A portion of this soup contains only 102 calories which makes it a great choice if you’re on a diet or counting the calories.
It doesn’t take long to make this creamy healthy soup. Peas are full of antioxidants which makes them very healthy for you. Fresh peas are relatively low in calories on comparison to beans. Being a good source of protein, with only 81 calories per 100g, peas have no cholesterol.
Spring vegetable soup
Full of healthy ingredients like carrots, celery, peas, and leek, it has just 163 calories and 1,5g fat per serving!
When pumpkins are in season (from October-January) they’re just delicious in a creamy pumpkin soup. Rich in vitamin A and antioxidants such as carotenes, it is one of the lowest calorie vegetables. As 100 gr. of pumpkin provide just 26 calories, the dieticians suggest it for the cholesterol controlling and weight loss programs.
Low in sodium, fat, cholesterol, and calories, mushrooms help prevent chronic disease due to the presence of antioxidants and beneficial dietary fibre, such as chitin and beta-glucans. You could add some cooked chicken to this recipe too, to make it even more filling and nutritious.
This delicious chicken soup is made with fresh chicken soup, vegetables, herbs, and garlic. It is full of protein from the chicken and nutrients from the vegetables!