Summer has come and gone but this does not mean that you can no longer aim for that perfect beach body. But trying to lose some pounds requires commitment, dedication, and a lot of self-discipline and it can sometimes be very hard to sustain. Aside from regular exercise, you also have to eat clean and healthy foods. A proper diet will do a lot to help you lose weight and stay strong and fit. So to help you lose weight and get your dream body here are tasty soup recipes that you will surely love to make and keep you eating healthy for a long time.
1. Chicken Vegetable Soup
This is a healthier version of the ordinary chicken noodle soup so it would be easy enough to cook. To make this recipe, in exchange for the noodles, you can add a variety of vegetables to get the most health benefits. Chicken is a good source of protein to help in muscle growth and repair. With the fiber from the vegetables and the protein from the chicken that digests slowly, you will stay fuller longer and eat less during the day.
2. Vegetable Quinoa Soup
Quinoa is a popular ingredient for health conscious people. And true enough, quinoa can beat all other types of grains when it comes to health benefits. It is said to be a complete protein and contains all the nine essential amino acids. It is basically a source of both fiber and protein and it can be cooked in so many different ways. For this recipe you will need to cook the quinoa, and in a different pan, cook minced garlic, chopped carrots and celery, and then add parsley and red pepper before mixing it all together.
3. French Onion Soup
Aside from getting teary-eyed from cutting all the onions, this recipe is easy enough follow. To make the French onion soup, you can start by cooking onions with salt in butter until it is soft and caramelized then add the bay leaves, broth, wine and thyme. Lastly, broil the mixture with cheese for about three minutes.