Soups are a quick, hot meals that offer plenty of health benefits, especially when you’re exposed to eat fast food during the day. You can prepare it with a variety of ingredients into a slow cooker in the morning.
The healthiest soups are prepared of fresh, low-fat ingredients and a minimum of salt. Also, you can use up leftovers in a soup pot and create new variations of favorite recipes, or follow the recipes bellow.
SLOW COOKER VEGETABLE BEEF SOUP
One cup serving has: 220 calories, 227 mg sodium, 3.4 g fat (1 g saturated), 30.4 g carbs, 2.4 g sugar, 7.3 g fiber, 17 g protein
Many times you’ll hear that eating red meat is not healthy for many reasons.
However, the grass-fed beef is higher in stearic acid than conventionally raised beef, which is a type of long-chain saturated fat that slows digestion and plays a key role in regulating the energy-producing. Many studies link stearic acid with reduced inflammation and lowered LDL cholesterol.
CROCK POT CHICKEN AND WILD RICE SOUP
One cup serving has: 251 calories, 156 mg sodium, 8.7 g fat (3.5 g saturated), 19.1 g carbs, 1.2 g sugar, 2 g fiber, 22.3 g protein
This gluten-free and low-fat soup is the perfect antidote to the holiday belly bulge.
WHITE CHICKEN LASAGNA SOUP
One cup serving has: 210 calories, 93 mg sodium, 8 g fat (3.4 g saturated), 4 g fiber, 20.4 g carbs, 14 g protein and 1.5 g sugar,
If you are the fun of lasagna be aware that you will get from a typical slice least 350 calories and up to 950 milligrams of sodium.
You should know that you can treat your taste buds to a cup of this instead. Even with two servings, you still wouldn’t find yourself tapping out more than half a day’s sodium count.
CROCK POT TOMATO BASIL SOUP
One cup serving has: 203 calories, 356 mg sodium, 14.4 g fat (8.9 g saturated), 10.9 g carbs, 3.4 g sugar, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein
For this soup, you should combine diced tomatoes, carrots, celery, and onions with fresh basil, light cream, oregano, parmesan, and chicken broth to make this tomato soup.
SLOW COOKER CHICKEN POT PIE STEW
One cup serving has:209 calories, 142 mg sodium, 6.2 g fat (1.9 g saturated), 10.9 g carbs, 4.2 g sugar, 2.4 g fiber, 26.4 g protein
If you love chicken pot pie, you should know that it is a belly-bulging nightmare. Fortunately, you can ditch the heavy cream, white carbs, and butter and get something healthier. By tossing the remaining ingredients into a crock pot, you’ll get low calories, nourishing dinner with all the flavor and none of the fattening ingredients.
SLOW COOKER KALE AND TURKEY MEATBALL SOUP
One cup serving has:191 calories, 4 g fat (1.1 g saturated), 23.3 g carbs, 99 mg sodium, 1.6 g sugar, 5.3 g fiber, 16 g protein
Since the kale is packed with more than 10 vitamins and minerals and is loaded with fiber, it is one of the most nutrient-dense foods out there.
It has the ability to promote digestion, aid weight loss, boost immunity, and fend off cancer.
SLOW COOKER SAUSAGE SPINACH AND WHITE BEAN SOUP
One cup serving has: 405 calories, 11.5 g fat (3.5 g saturated), 51.9 g carbs, 304 mg sodium, 3.1 g sugar, 18 g fiber, 24.8 g protein
It belongs to the most nutritionally dense soups on this list. It is packed with slow digesting white beans (belly-slimming carbohydrates), fiber and protein, and it fends off cravings and mood swings.
When you look for a sausage, look for meats with a pork, lamb or beef casing and those that are void of cornstarch and flour.
SLOW COOKER SPLIT PEA AND HAM SOUP
One cup serving has:253 calories, 4.5 g fat (1.4 g saturated), 35 g carbs, 521 mg sodium, 6 g sugar, 13.3 g fiber, 19.1 g protein
As the ham can be pretty salty, you should opt for a reduced-sodium meat and soak it in water the night before.
CROCK POT SWEET POTATO CHIPOTLE CHILI
One cup serving has: 244 calories, 6.3 g fat (1.5 g saturated), 27.2 g carbs, 96 mg sodium, 3.3 g sugar, 5.1 g fiber, 20 g protein
During the winter time because of lack of sunlight, you should consume more carotenoid-rich foods (like sweet potatoes). This chipotle Chilli recipe is healthy but hearty, because of the spice!
It is a gluten free and paleo friendly chilli made easy in the crock pot so you can be ready to serve with little effort.
SLOW COOKER PASTA FAGIOLI SOUP
One cup serving has:335 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated), 50.2 g carbs, 333 mg sodium, 4 g sugar, 13.3 g fiber, 26 g protein
If you have difficulty to choose the food (an ETNT fanatic), you are aware that beans are the key to a healthy heart and a balanced gut.
This recipe is brimming with resistant starch that digests more slowly and helps to prevent blood sugar spikes.