Oh heyyyyy cooler weather, I see you. And I see the promise of bonfires, sweaters, and most importantly, SOUP.

I am a soup lover and in all honesty, I don’t need it to be cool to make soup. I’m happy to eat a piping hot cup of soup when it’s 110 degrees out. But there is something about a chill in the air and a warm mug in your hand.

I’ve spent years enjoying the heck out of soup and felt it was time to share my favorite recipes!

Look for WF (Whole Food), P (Paleo) and K (Keto) at the end of each description to help you find recipes to meet your goals.

  1. Sausage and Pepper Soup: Slightly smoky and a rich flavor, this is a great recipe uses plenty of bell peppers and is a great recipe to bridge the gap between summer and fall. WF, P, K
  2. Chicken Pot Pie Soup: I’ve made this more times than I can count. If you’re missing chicken pot pie, this soup is the solution. You can sub turkey for chicken so it makes a great post-Thanksgiving meal! As a bonus, it’s a HIT with my kids every time I make it. WF, P
  3. Zucchini Lasagna Soup: I have never been successful at making lasagna with zucchini noodles, but now that I found this soup, I DON’T HAVE TO! It has all the goodness of lasagna with the bonus of being soup. WF, K
  4. White Chicken Chili: This beanless version feels a little more like a soup than a chili, but it’s packed with flavor! If you want to thicken it, mix 1 TBS tapioca starch with 1 TBS cold water. Once that is well dissolved, mix it into the soup and let it sit for 5 minutes. WF, P
  5. Red Pepper Bisque with Shrimp: I’ve lived in the Midwest my entire life and am solidly a beef girl, so I’m not overly confident making seafood based dishes. But this soup is easy, tasty, and adds some much needed variety to my palate! WF, P, K
  6. Whole30 Creamy Taco Soup: We have Taco Tuesday pretty much every week, but sometimes I just get tired of plain ol’ Tacos. I throw this recipe in every few months and it’s a nice change of pace! WF, P, K
  7. Thai Meatball and Egg Drop Soup: This soup is worth the extra time it takes to make the meatballs. I love egg drop soup, but I also like my soups to be a meal in and of themselves. This soup checks both boxes and you need it in your life.  WF, P, K
  8. Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup: How can something that looks so gross taste so good? It’s goopy, creepy Halloween win, but it’s also a post Easter staple because split pea NEEDS a ham bone. If I don’t have a full Ham Hock (like the recipe calls for), I throw in a ham bone and dice some leftover ham. WF
  9. Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup: I LOVE chicken tortilla soup and so does my family. This is our favorite recipe. It calls for adding tortilla chips, which you may not consider a whole food- I don’t really either. BUT I think it’s ok to deviate occasionally and tortilla chips are amazing. Also, this recipe is EASY to modify for Paleo or Keto- just omit the beans, corn, and chips. It still tastes great (trust me!). WF-ish
  10. Paleo Zuppa Toscana: Hellllllllo beautiful! Back in the day when I used to live at the Olive Garden, this was my FAVORITE soup. When I migrated to a Paleo approach years ago, my first task was to make a soup to fill the Zuppa Toscana gap. You’re welcome, world! WF, P
  11. Paleo Pizza Soup: I’m a fan of turning a favorite dish into a nutrient dense soup because everyone wins. This Pizza Soup is SUPER tasty and perfect for a Friday movie and pizza night. WF, P
  12. Paleo Coconut Curry Zoodle Soup: I love a great curry soup and by using zoodles, this recipe meets my Paleo and Keto needs. NOTE- this recipe suggest tofu OR chicken. If tofu is your jam, great! But you’re Paleo or Whole30, you’ll need to go with chicken. WF, P, K
  13. Chicken Soup: Is any soup list complete without good ol’ fashioned chicken soup? Probably not! So here you go! It’s soul satisfying and gut healing! WFP

There you have it! My 13 soup staples!

What are your favorite soups? Tell me in the comments or join my Private Facebook group to chat more.

Kelsey Albers, NTP


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