Soup is often considered as a ‘winter time’ food thanks to its comforting and warming properties. During the summer months, soup is often taken off the menu as salads and pasta dishes often take precedence.
Soup is a popular choice as it’s a great way to get as many nutritious vegetables into a single bowl as possible. Try these delicious recipes and prove it to yourself that soup doesn’t have to be boring…
Homemade Vegetable Soup
Vegetables are a good source of various vitamins and minerals. Combined in a base of chopped tomatoes, this is rich in Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.
Carrots are rich in Vitamin A, B vitamins, C, E and K amongst other nutrients. Green beans are also an excellent source of iron and protein that can support muscle growth and repair. Get the recipe here.
|Celeriac, Broccoli & Watercress Soup
Celeriac is a great source of dietary fiber, Vitamin B6, C, K, Phosphorus and Potassium. Broccoli is a good source of protein and iron, while watercress is a cofactor of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismustase and calcium for strong bones and teeth. Get the recipe here.
|Grilled Red Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup
Red pepper is a great source of vitamins and minerals along with being rich in antioxidants that are important for cellular health. Sweet potatoes are full of B vitamins along with Vitamin C that is necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues. Get the recipe here.
Artichokes are packed with dietary fiber, folic acid, antioxidants and vitamins and minerals that provide numerous benefits. This includes health benefits for brain and cognitive health, liver health, good digestive support and even cancer prevention. Get the recipe here.
|Red Gazpacho Soup
Gazpacho is cold soup made with a wide range of raw vegetables. Green pepper, onion, garlic, parsley and cucumber when blended together make a tasty soup that’s rich in various vitamins and minerals. Get the recipe here.