New Years resolutions can be tricky to keep. Fight the January blues this year and try something new in the kitchen with Souping, a truly nourishing cookbook packed with delicious soup for all seasons. All the recipes featured below are perfect to kickstart your year, with specially chosen ingredients to boost and energize your body. These springtime soup recipes are light yet hearty, guaranteed to satisfy everyone.
Beet and Orange Soup
This ruby-hued soup dish is a delicious combination of earthy beets and sweet oranges, and provides folate to aid healthy cell growth. This beet soup can be frozen for up to eight weeks, so make in advance and serve chilled.
2 medium beets, ends removed
1 tbsp olive oil
350ml (12fl oz) freshly squeezed orange juice
1 tsp red onion, chopped
30g (1oz) basil, finely chopped
1tsp fresh ginger, grated
250ml (9fl oz) water
1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking tray with foil. Place beets on prepared baking tray, drizzle with olive oil, and roast for 20-45 minutes, or until cooked through and fork-tender.
2. Remove beets from oven, carefully peel, and cut into cubes. (You should have about 400g/14oz roasted beets).
3. In a blender, combine roasted beetroot, orange juice, onion, basil, ginger, and water. Puree for 30 seconds.
4. Transfer blending vessel to fridge for 30 minutes, or until chilled. Blend briefly to recombine ingredients and serve immediately.
For more soup inspiration, keep reading. All soups below are taken from Souping.
Superfood Berry Soup
A sweet twist on a traditional breakfast, this berry soup is cool and creamy, yet tangy thanks to a mix of Greek yoghurt and strawberries. Goji berries are high in antioxidants to supercharge your soup. Strawberries out of season? Frozen strawberries will add a tasty thick consistency.
Asparagus Soup with Mint
This light and savoury soup is the perfect mid-afternoon snack to boost your body and build healthy bones. This tasty bowl captures the taste of spring with cool mint and zesty lemon. Serve chilled for a refreshing taste.
Mango Soup with Lime
This springtime soup is refreshing and creamy, perfectly balancing the sweet mango with the tartness of lime juice. Serrano chillies will boost your metabolism, and the mango base provides plenty of fibre and Vitamin C.
Ginger Greens Soup
If you're lacking a refreshing soup recipe, look no further. This green soup combines light and hydrating coconut milk with a touch of ginger. Packed with spinach, this superfood soup is full of nutrients to ward off that winter cold.
Carrot Soup with Chives
A hot springtime soup, this tasty carrot soup uses the ancient supergrain freekeh for a nutty flavour. Boost your protein and fiber levels in the cold months by stocking up on this soup, which will keep in the freezer for eight weeks.
Enjoy the delights of soup for all seasons with Souping. Combining the benefits of whole foods with a variety of recipes both hot and cold, Souping is your guide to this tasty new trend. Detoxify, energise, and boost your immune system with over 80 healthy, hearty dishes.