Hearty Soup Recipes For Cold Winter Months

Whether you're buried in the aftermath of a blizzard or not, there is nothing better than a hearty bowl of soup on a cold winter day. With recipes that use whatever produce is on hand in the kitchen and are easy to make in bulk, soups and stews become perfect lunches, weeknight dinners or even hostess gifts during January and beyond.

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup for the Soul

Truly soul-reviving after a long, cold day, Unskinny Boppy draws inspiration for this creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup recipe from a tiny café in Birmingham, Alabama. Use any fresh spinach you may have in your fridge to complement the recipe's instructions for frozen spinach.

Potato Soup Mix in a Jar

Perfect as a hostess gift, this pre-prepared recipe for Potato Soup Mix takes the guess work out of cooking for the whole family. Make extra jars for you and your family for a quick and easy weeknight dinner when it's too cold to go grocery shopping.

Pasta Fagioli Homemade Soup Mix

An Italian classic, this vegetarian Pasta Fagioli is another heartwarming meal for a cold night. Given how inexpensive this recipe is to put together, it's deceptively filling and comforting for a night in while watching the snow fall.

Detox Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Fight the urge to allow New Year's resolutions to fade with this Detox Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup. Keep extras in the freezer as a quick leftover for lunch or dinner so you're less tempted to order takeout!

Homemade Chicken Stock

This recipe for Homemade Chicken Stock from Paleo Spirit only takes five minutes to set up and provides a healthy, preservative-free base for countless recipes. Store leftovers in the freezer for use in recipes like risotto, chicken noodle soup or stuffing. 

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