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21 Healthy, Cozy Soups That Are Actually Filling

Because soup season is the best season.

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Just in case you're looking for healthier, heartier recipes while you're hibernating for the winter, we rounded up recipes full of delicious, whole ingredients, plenty of protein to keep you full, and less sodium and sugar than canned soup.
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Just in case you're looking for healthier, heartier recipes while you're hibernating for the winter, we rounded up recipes full of delicious, whole ingredients, plenty of protein to keep you full, and less sodium and sugar than canned soup.

1. 20-Minute Moroccan Chickpea Soup

Yup, only 20 minutes to feeling warm and cozy and full. Get the recipe here.
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Yup, only 20 minutes to feeling warm and cozy and full.

Get the recipe here.

2. Vegan White Bean "Sausage" Stew

This recipe calls for a plant-based sausage substitute, but feel free to use chicken or turkey sausage if that's more your style. Get the recipe here.
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This recipe calls for a plant-based sausage substitute, but feel free to use chicken or turkey sausage if that's more your style.

Get the recipe here.

3. One-Pot Lemon Chicken Stew

Super zesty, super simple. Get the recipe here.
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Super zesty, super simple.

Get the recipe here.

4. Golden Turmeric Chickpea Chicken Soup

Both sweet and spicy for those winter nights when your cravings are all over the place. Get the recipe here.
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Both sweet and spicy for those winter nights when your cravings are all over the place.

Get the recipe here.

5. Light Loaded Potato Soup

It's ~light~ thanks to replacing half the normal amount of potatoes with a head of cauliflower instead. Sneaky AF. Get the recipe here.
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It's ~light~ thanks to replacing half the normal amount of potatoes with a head of cauliflower instead. Sneaky AF.

Get the recipe here.

6. Spicy Corn Chowder

For those times when you need the spice to open up your sinuses. Get the recipe here.
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For those times when you need the spice to open up your sinuses.

Get the recipe here.

7. Vegan White Bean & Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

It requires a blender, but it's sooo worth the creaminess.Get the recipe here.
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It requires a blender, but it's sooo worth the creaminess.

Get the recipe here.

8. Thai Coconut Zoodle Soup

Lots of ingredients, but will basically replace your Thai takeout habit.Get the recipe here.
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Lots of ingredients, but will basically replace your Thai takeout habit.

Get the recipe here.

9. Stuffed Pepper Soup

Your favorite stuffed pepper recipe ~deconstructed~. Get the recipe here.
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Your favorite stuffed pepper recipe ~deconstructed~.

Get the recipe here.

10. Creamy Vegan Spinach Potato Leek Soup

Make sure to use low-sodium broth if you're looking to keep your intake down — otherwise, ENJOY. Get the recipe here.
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Make sure to use low-sodium broth if you're looking to keep your intake down — otherwise, ENJOY.

Get the recipe here.

11. Healthy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Stay toasty with this soup filled with sweet potatoes and black beans. Get the recipe here.
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Stay toasty with this soup filled with sweet potatoes and black beans.

Get the recipe here.

12. Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Nutty, a little spicy, and packed with Vitamin C.Get the recipe here.
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Nutty, a little spicy, and packed with Vitamin C.

Get the recipe here.

13. Hot And Sour Soup

AKA homemade version of your favorite Chinese takeout. If you're feeling really ambitious, you can even add the totally-optional bamboo shoots. Get the recipe here.
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AKA homemade version of your favorite Chinese takeout. If you're feeling really ambitious, you can even add the totally-optional bamboo shoots.

Get the recipe here.

14. Gluten-Free Quinoa Cauliflower Chowder

You'll need a blender or food processor for this one, but LOOK AT THAT CHEESY CAULIFLOWER GOODNESS. Worth it? Worth it. Get the recipe here.
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You'll need a blender or food processor for this one, but LOOK AT THAT CHEESY CAULIFLOWER GOODNESS. Worth it? Worth it.

Get the recipe here.

15. Slow Cooker Sausage, Spinach, and White Bean Soup

Everything is better with sausage. Get the recipe here.
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Everything is better with sausage.

Get the recipe here.

16. Tangy Black Bean Soup

Filling in aaaall the right ways. (And heads up: best if made with a blender.) Get the recipe here.
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Filling in aaaall the right ways. (And heads up: best if made with a blender.)

Get the recipe here.

17. Green Minestrone Soup

SO MANY DELICIOUS VEGETABLES. Get the recipe here.
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SO MANY DELICIOUS VEGETABLES.

Get the recipe here.

18. Comforting Beef and Barley Stew

The recipe calls for ghee, but you can swap it with any cooking fat of your choice. Get the recipe here.
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The recipe calls for ghee, but you can swap it with any cooking fat of your choice.

Get the recipe here.

19. One-Pot Curried Potato & Lentil Soup

Added bonus: If you're rocking a winter cold, the curry and ginger will CLEAR YOUR SINUSES RIGHT UP. Get the recipe here.
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Added bonus: If you're rocking a winter cold, the curry and ginger will CLEAR YOUR SINUSES RIGHT UP.

Get the recipe here.

20. Chipotle Marinated Chicken Soup

Psst: Once you make the chipotle marinated chicken, you can recycle leftovers as tacos, too. So, best of both worlds. Get the recipe here.
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Psst: Once you make the chipotle marinated chicken, you can recycle leftovers as tacos, too. So, best of both worlds.

Get the recipe here.

21. Chickpea Tomato Soup With Rosemary

A fun twist on the classic. Get the recipe here.
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A fun twist on the classic.

Get the recipe here.