Spotlight Recipes: 6 Easy Soups
Homemade soup beats the canned stuff every time! Make large batches of these simple and satisfying soups, and store some in the freezer for a busy holiday weeknight.
Brrrrr! A winter chill is in the air. Come in from the cold and cozy up with bowl of soup. Homemade soup beats the canned stuff every time! Make large batches and store some in the freezer so you're covered for busy holiday weeknights.
Try this simple soup as a quick starter to a dinner party or an easy lunch.
With 84 calories per serving, this dish offers spoonfuls of cucumber, peppers, tomatoes and fresh herbs with tons of vitamin A, folate and potassium.
This seasonal butternut squash soup is going to kick off my Thanksgiving meal this year. It whips up pretty easily with an immersion blender, but if you don't have that tool, running batches through a blender is a simple solution.
With fall flavors in season and holiday gatherings just around the corner, we’ve dipped into our Healthy Eats recipe collection for some sweet treats. Serve them up at your next shin-dig or tote them along to a party.
Forgo the sugary, fruit-filled pastry (you'll only crash in an hour) and go for some fiber-rich carbs, fresh fruit, lean protein or veggies for breakfast. If you often find yourself starving by lunch, up the amount of fiber in breakfast; this will help keep you full.
Roll up your sleeves and dive into a seafood fest this holiday weekend. Whether you’ll be celebrating in the sand, poolside, or indoors, these recipes can’t be beat.
Roasting chestnuts over the fire is a popular pastime for this time of year, but that's not the only way to enjoy these sweet nuts. How about a creamy soup?
Chutney is a simmered-down or pureed combo of fruit (or veggies), spices and herbs. Instead of deep frying or drowning your fish, pork or meat in heavy sauces, opt for a tangy bite of chutney instead.
Dig in to these delicious frozen treats that are reminiscent of Italian ices. Granita’s are harder in texture than sorbets and contain less sugar. To make a granita, cook up a simple sugar (combo of sugar and water) and add flavors such as coffee, mint, juice and wine along with fruit. Once the mixture has begun to freeze (it takes about 3 hours), scrape the ice crystals every so often as they start to form. Once frozen, scoop and serve.
Enjoy a refreshingly cool (and super healthy) soup this summer. Traditional gazpacho is a pureed mixture of fresh tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, onions, celery and cucumbers but don’t be afraid to get creative. Shake things up—blend a batch of watermelon, red pepper or white grape gazpacho instead.