No doubt that you’ve heard of juice cleanses but did you know that there are also soup cleanses? Soups are full of nutrient-dense vegetables, legumes, and other healthy ingredients. In fact, some research studies have shown that soup consumers had better overall eating habits that included more protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, and fewer calories and fat. One of important thing to take into consideration when making soups (or even when dining out) is to avoid cream-based soups. They are extremely more fattening and unnecessary, excess calories. So, in other words, let’s eat some healthy soup! Here are five soup recipes that you need to try now.
Loving this soup by Emilie from Emilie Eats. It’s loaded with fresh veggies as well as carb-free, calorie-free shirataki noodles. Turmeric is such an amazing spice that is filled with health benefits. Turmeric has long been used in the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent to treat a wide variety of conditions, including flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, bloody urine, hemorrhage, toothache, bruises, chest pain, and colic.
Curry based soups are often made with coconut milk, a common ingredient used in Indian and Southeast Asian dishes. This coconut curry soup by Lindsay from Pinch of Yum is an incredibly tasty coconut milk-based soup that is bound to leave you wanting more. Coconut milk is a great base for a creamy soup without using fattening cream or milk.
Put seven vegetables in any soup and you already have yourself a healthy start. Melissa from Mama Miss puts together a easy-to-make vegetable minestrone soup that is perfect for post-flu recovery or any day that calls for a healthy, hearty soup. Be sure to use vegetable broth instead of chicken to keep it strictly vegetarian.
Reminiscent of Thailand, this soup is absolutely to die for and you will want to make it over and over again. Beth from Budget Bytes has nailed this Thai style soup. Flavors are bold and everything is healthy. Be sure to leave out the fish sauces to keep it strictly vegetarian.
Last but not least, this Cleansing Detox Soup is a perfect choice for those looking to pack loads of healthy goodies into their diet. Created by health blogger Shannon from The Glowing Fridge, who advocates a plant based diet, selected detoxifying vegetables for this soup that will leave you feeling cleansed and nourished. This is a great soup to incorporate into your diet on a regular basis.
What is your favorite vegetarian soup?Share your thoughts in the comments section below!