Editor’s Note: The following article is written by a Skinny Mom Resident Mom. The Resident Mom program gives a voice to our readers, allowing real moms across the world to contribute content to Skinny Mom. If you’re interested in becoming a Resident Mom, click here to apply.
Every year it seems like the cold winter months drag on longer than the year before. And, if you’re like me, this means an endless desire to curl up on the couch with a good chick flick and a giant bowl of my favorite comfort food — soup. Unfortunately, my desire to have a lovely chiseled figure by the time we all come crawling out into the sunshine come Spring means I have to be a little more cautious of the food choices I make now. But don’t fret! I’ve done my research and have found these six cozy and delightful soups to curb those comfort food cravings without hurting your chances of rocking a bikini.
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup: This is one of my all time favorite soups to make and everyone gobbles it up! If you love the zing of lemon this will become a staple for sure. No more boring chicken noodle soups. This is also the perfect soup to add new fun veggies to. My family likes to add in diced radishes and kale. Yum! Click here for the recipe.
>>Read More: 15 Foods to Help Curb Your Appetite
Thai Curried Butternut Squash Soup: There is nothing more satisfying than a creamy butternut squash soup, and this hard to beat recipe tastes so good it’s hard to believe it’s good for you too! This is a great make ahead soup as well so try it next time you’re planning on having company for a stress-free meal. Click here for the recipe.
White Chicken Chili: Talk about comforting! This healthy rendition of a family favorite is sure to be a crowd pleaser in your house too. Try adding a dollop of nonfat Greek yogurt and green onions for a pretty and delicious garnish. Click here for our delicious recipe.
>> Read more: 6 Chili Recipes to Keep You Warm
Slow Cooker Tangy Coconut Black Bean Soup: Wow! What an original spin on this old staple. If you like black bean soup you are going to LOVE this light and tasty recipe that will leave you feeling satisfied. Here’s the recipe!
Brazilian Shrimp Stew: The seafood lovers at your table will be begging for seconds with this light and tasty dish. Need I say more? To get started on the recipe, click here.
Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup: This hearty soup is sure to please even the meat-and-potatoes man in your house. St. Patrick’s dinner isn’t just a one time thing anymore, folks! Check out the delish recipe here.
Are you a soup lover too? What healthy comfort food recipes do you love? Let us know!