It does not matter whether it is bright and sunny, cloudy and drizzling or dark and freezing, hearty and wholesome soups are suitable for all the seasons.
Soups are easy and convenient one pot meals where you can throw in a variety of ingredients including fresh vegetables, leafy greens, meats, fish and spices and create a wholesome dish that can be served as a snack or as a lunch or dinner. Soups are a great way to use up left over vegetables, meat and lentils.
Starting a meal with a soup also helps to fill you up with a water and fiber combination that prevents you from over-eating the high-calorie foods served later in the meal.
The best thing about soups is that they require very less spices and oil and they are prepared with fresh ingredients that make them light, low calorie and packed with nutrients.
The high water content in soups make it a filling food that helps to increase satiety without adding too many calories, which in turn helps in weight management and promoting weight loss.
In this article, we have listed not one, but twenty easy and delicious homemade soup recipes from around the world.