With the right kicks, I was able to shave three full minutes off of my mile time.
Between donning your favorite sweaters and indulging in many beloved holiday-spiced, coffee-based beverages, there are few things more innately satisfying than the arrival of the winter season. And between the frolicking in the snow and buying great gifts for everyone on your list, you’ll undoubtedly need to find time to nourish yourself. While you could turn to your seasoned takeout menus and delivery apps, the dropping outside temperatures may just inspire you to crank the heat in your own kitchen. That’s right, friends—it’s high time to pull out your pots (instant or otherwise), grab your apron, and check out some of the best winter soup recipes.
Luckily, these dishes do not require any sort of extensive culinary experience or epicurean expertise. Rather, if you have just a few ingredients—three, to be exact—you’ll be well on your way to making some of the best winter soup recipes out there. We’ve rounded up just a few of our favorite simple soups so that you can spend the season gallivanting rather than worrying about how to feed yourself (and your lucky brood).
This five-ingredient vegan soup by Vibrant Plate is not only packed with protein (there are nearly eight grams of protein in each cup of green peas alone), but also has a chock full of additional health benefits. Lutein and zeaxanthin help with your eye health, and the great amount of fiber in peas helps keep your digestive system in check. Vitamins C and E, plus zinc and catechin, are all powerful antioxidants that fight inflammation with every bite of this tasty and vibrant pea soup.
Get the recipe: 5-Ingredient Vegan Pea Soup
Time for a quintessential fall staple: chili (but make it vegan