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Healthy Soups

Stewed Lentils and Tomatoes Recipe

Lentils are among nature's finest food offerings for a healthy heart because they're abundant in folate, a vitamin that is essential to keeping your blood homocysteine at a healthy level. Read more


Vegetable-Cashew Stew Recipe

This super healthy stew is made unique by adding a handful of raisins and whole cashews. Sounds funny, I know, but once you try it, I trust that you'll agree that all of the ingredients go together beautifully. Read more


Broccoli Potato Soup Recipe

Broccoli is rich in indoles and sulforaphane, compounds that are known for their cancer-fighting properties. Broccoli is also abundant in fiber, folate, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, coenzyme Q10, and carotenoids. Read more


Yin Yang Bell Pepper Soup Recipe

This delicious bell pepper soup recipe is rich in a number of antioxidants, most notably, carotenoids and vitamin C. The Yin-Yang presentation is created by pouring red and yellow bell pepper soups into each serving bowl at the same time. Read more


Tomato and Chickpea Soup Recipe

Chickpeas are abundant in a number of health-promoting nutrients, most notably folate, manganese, tryptophan, copper, iron, and healthy protein.

High folate and tryptophan content make chickpeas an excellent food choice for women of child-bearing age and people who have trouble getting restful sleep. Read more


Green Pea and Chickpea Soup Recipe

To promote your best health, including strong bones and teeth, it's vital that you eat plenty of green plant foods on a regular basis. And ounce for ounce, few green plant foods are more nutrient-rich than green peas.

Green peas are naturally abundant in folate, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, carotenoids, tryptophan, vitamin K, manganese, healthy protein, and a number of other health-promoting nutrients. Read more


Black Bean Soup Recipe

Did you know that ounce for ounce, black beans have 10 times more antioxidants than oranges? Black beans actually rank right alongside grapes and cranberries in overall antioxidant power.

Often called turtle beans, black beans are one of nature's most fiber-rich foods, making them an excellent choice for diabetics; fiber tends to slow down the pace at which natural sugars in foods enter your bloodstream. Read more


Ginger Carrot Soup Recipe

This soup is full of immune-boosting ingredients; carrots are rich in carotenoids that can be converted to vitamin A, which is needed for optimal immune system strength; fresh orange juice is a decent source of natural vitamin C, good for overall immune system support; and just a little ginger provides a number of health benefits, including protection against cancer. Read more


Healthy Curried Stew Recipe

If you're a fan of curried dishes and stews, you'll definitely want to give this recipe a try. It's more Moroccan than Indian in flavor and texture (that's what I'm told by the friend who shared it with me), and it's as healthy as curried dishes come. Read more


Butternut Squash and Pear Soup Recipe

Rich in vitamin C and carotenoids, this soup is an excellent choice for giving your immune system a lift. It's also rich in a phytonutrient (beta-cryptoxanthin) that is thought to be particularly good for promoting healthy lungs. Read more




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