It's hard to imagine a more nourishing dish than soup. Try some of these recipes when you are feeling the need to revitalise yourself.
A delicious, wholesome soup. Perfect for winter colds and chills. Chicken or noodles can be added if desired. This is so wonderful and loved by everyone who tries it.
This thickly textured, satisfying borscht soup, is a Russian classic, and can be enjoyed anytime of the year. Serves 4.
This light soup makes a great starter to any meal. It has flour dusted onions fried until crisp, chicken stock, beef stock, mushroom and chives. Delicious.
As soon as I start to get a cold this is my go to recipe. I love all the Chinese herbs and spices and it never fails to make me feel better.
Each serve has just 215 kilojoules, heaps of vitamins, is warm and satisfying and one of my staples. You can alter it depending on what you've got in the fridge and add any herbs and spices you like. Use vegetable stock and its vegan. Some toasted Turkish bread is a low fat side. If I don't have that I like to crumble two wholemeal crispbread crackers on top.
A super easy broccoli soup using frozen broccoli. Adjust the cayenne pepper to your personal taste.
Broccoli, split peas and spinach provide the green colour in this pureed soup. It freezes well and is just delicious.
Asparagus is an impressive source of folate. It also provides vitamin C, as well as some beta-carotene and alpha-carotene.
This easy split pea and barley soup is ready in less than an hour. So easy and so delicious. Seasoned with onion, celery, stock and turmeric.