Great for a quick weeknight meal, this light turkey chili featured on Honey We’re Healthy offers up plenty of protein with far less calories than the traditional beef version. Made using chicken broth, beans, canned tomatoes and tomato paste, this dish is both an easy and a nutritious pick for families. See the full recipe by checking out the rest of the site.
A perfect pick for a healthy one-pot meal, this simple, veggie-heavy minestrone soup served up by Jill Silverman Hough can be made in less than an hour — a major win for all of the busy home cooks out there. Served up with carrots, onion, celery, diced tomatoes and your choice of chicken or veggie broth, this filling soup is chock-full of goodness, but easy on the pocketbook.
Baked potato soup
If your kiddos love eating potatoes, consider trying your hand at this hearty baked potato soup included on Our Best Bites. Loaded up with baked potatoes, cheddar cheese and all of your favorite fixin’s, this hearty meal is an excellent choice for when the weather takes a cold turn.
Put a playful touch on your usual pasta night this winter with Center Cut Cook’s fun idea for creating lasagna soup. Incorporating all of the traditional ingredients of the beloved baked pasta dish — such as Italian sausage, ricotta, and ooey, gooey mozzarella — this soup only requires 45 minutes of cooking time.
Chicken corn chowder
This chicken corn chowder featured on Foodess is sure to impress hungry diners, both big and small, with its sweet and savory ingredients. Simply made with canned corn, chicken thighs and medium potatoes, this cold-weather comfort food is creamy and rib-sticking. Learn more on getting started by checking out the full recipe.
Vegetable quinoa soup
An excellent choice for a vegan one-pot meal, this vegetable quinoa soup served up on Two Peas & Their Pod is sure to be a crowd-pleaser with the veggie lovers in your home. Made using gluten-free quinoa instead of rice or barley, this veggie-heavy soup offers up fresh zukes, celery, carrot, onion, squash and a ton of complex flavor.
Butternut squash soup
Whether you’re hoping to lighten up dinner with a veggie-friendly dish or opting in for chicken broth and bacon crumbles, butternut squash soup is a fall and winter must-have. See Rachel Cooks for the full scoop on making your own soup — only five ingredients needed!
Tomato basil soup
A winter favorite for its creamy, warm simplicity, this fire-roasted tomato basil soup featured on The Novice Chef will hit the spot after a chilly winter day. Simply made with canned tomatoes, chicken/veggie stock, onion and fresh basil, this soup will undoubtedly become an instant family favorite.
Split pea soup
Perfect for families in need of a hearty meal that won’t break the bank, this split pea soup included on Alaska From Scratch is a perfect pick. Offering up a variety of delicious bites with ham, split peas, celery and carrots, this soup is stick-to-your-bones good and just as tasty for lunch the next day. See the full post for the walkthrough and a bonus recipe for making lemon and olive croutons. (Yum!)
Chicken fajita soup
Spice up this week’s dinner menu with a piping hot bowl of chicken fajita soup, compliments of Two Peas & Their Pod. Loaded up with bell peppers, tomatoes, avocado, tortilla strips, cheese, sour cream and cilantro, this soup offers a whole lot of delicious goodies to tempt everyone’s taste buds.
Chicken noodle soup
Come cold season, nothing quite does the trick like a warm bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup. Deb of Smitten Kitchen shares her go-to recipe for this chill-chasing classic that helped nurse her sick hubby and kiddo back to health last winter. Chock-full of chicken, classic egg noodles, carrots, celery and onion, this brothy soup is sure to have everyone saying "Mmm, good!"
Broccoli cheddar soup
Even for the pickiest of eaters, this broccoli cheddar soup included on Brown Eyed Baker is sure to be an instant dinner hit! Creamy, cheesy and thick with broccoli, veggie broth and mild cheddar cheese, this flavor-dense soup can be made in as little as an hour. See the full post for the complete tutorial.
Sausage, kale and potato soup
Give your dinner a healthy kick with Aida Mollenkamp’s hearty sausage, kale and potato soup. Packed full of small potatoes, Italian sausage, fire-roasted tomatoes and more, this hearty soup will satisfy the troops and requires minimal cook time.
Known in Ree Drummond’s home as “Sunday night stew,” this beef stew featured on The Pioneer Woman is served up in a bowl alongside buttery mashed potatoes. Perfect for next day lunches and a hearty Sunday family meal, this filling dish features chunky chuck roast, carrots, turnips and tomato paste. And, clearly, mashed potatoes = genius.
Italian turkey burger soup
Lightened up with lean ground meat, this Italian turkey burger soup included on Art and the Kitchen is both healthy and filling. Including ground turkey breast, carrots, diced tomatoes, and fresh basil, oregano and thyme, this soup is chock-full of goodness and low on calories. See the entire recipe and walkthrough in the full post.