Soup is a classic and filling wintertime staple that makes for a quick dinner and also provides your body with the nutrients needed to improve your health. While canned soups are delicious, they are often packed with an overload of sodium, minimizing their nutritional value. If you’re looking to turn around your lifestyle and make healthy eating easier to stick to, below are six slow cooker soups that taste so good you’ll forget they’re not comfort food!
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Green Enchilada Chicken Soup
This creamy low carb soup is easy to prepare and perfect for a busy week when you want to make something in bulk to reheat. Spicy and savory, your taste buds will thank you for this dish which offers a unique twist on baked enchiladas. Top with avocado for an extra serving of healthy fats and you have a perfect balanced dinner!
Ingredients: Chicken, green enchilada sauce, chicken broth, half and half, Monterey jack cheese, cream cheese, green salsa, salt and pepper
Cozy Autumn Wild Rice Soup
It may no longer be autumn but this wild rice soup is still great to warm you from the inside out on those cold winter nights. This dish is hearty and packed with a variety of vegetables to provide your body with the vitamins and minerals it needs to function properly, helping you towards weight loss. Wild rice is a great complex carb which will keep you full and give you plenty of fuel to make it through the day or evening.
Ingredients: Vegetable stock, wild rice, baby bella mushrooms, garlic, carrots, celery, sweet potato, white onion, bay leaf, old bay seasoning, unsweetened coconut milk, kale, salt and pepper
Instant Pot Lentil Soup
Lentils are a wonderful vegetarian protein source that provides great texture and flavor to any dish. This meal is easy to make, great for leftovers, and perfect for weight loss as it’s packed with veggies and plant based protein to feed your muscles and boost your metabolism. This dish will quickly become a staple in your lineup!
Ingredients: Olive oil, sweet onion, carrots, celery, garlic, dried sage, thyme, yukon gold potatoes, crushed tomatoes, lentils, vegetable stock, salt, parsley
Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Soup
Chicken pot pie is a comforting winter dish that can often be packed with calories which will make maintaining a healthy deficit for weight loss more difficult. This soup recipe is significantly lower in calories but still maintains the creamy, savory flavor of a classic chicken pot pie. An added bonus: this recipe is dairy free so you won’t suffer from inflammation!
Ingredients: Olive oil, chicken breast, celery, carrots, onion, garlic, yukon gold potatoes, pepper, salt, chicken broth, parsley, almond milk
Chickpea Butternut Soup
Chickpeas are another great meat free protein source which is the perfect addition to any diet to help transform your body. In combination with butternut squash and a number of other hearty veggies, this soup will keep you full and satisfied throughout your weight loss journey.
Ingredients: Coconut oil, onion, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, garlic, butternut squash, chickpeas, Italian seasoning, cayenne pepper, black pepper, coconut milk, vegetable broth, spinach, rosemary
Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup
This veggie packed soup is ideal for reaching your weight loss goals and enjoying the process! Complete with a variety of vegetables and spices, this meal is packed with flavor to keep you full and never deprived as you work towards your healthiest self.
Ingredients: Olive oil, yellow onion, carrots, celery ribs, garlic, parsley, diced tomatoes, diced potatoes, green beans, tomato paste, bay leaves, smoked paprika, salt, thyme, basil, oregano, ground pepper, vegetable broth, corn, dill, lemon juice