Hot soups are a classic staple comfort food. They're satisfying, savory, and fill your belly. In fact, Americans love soup so much that they eat over 10 billion bowls of it each year. But what about cups of soup? In the past couple years, drinkable soup (a trend also known as "souping", a riff off the 'juicing' trend) has boomed as a fashionable, on-the-go meal that also happens to get you a hearty serving of veggies. Here is some mouth-watering souping inspo from around the web to get you through even your busiest days:
The classic standby of hot soups, how could tomato not be number one on the list? Creamy, sweet, maybe with a little spice? Some recipes even call for a blend of chickpeas added in for extra creaminess and protein. Mmm-mmm.
Vegan Pumpkin Soup
The vegan movement is having a beautiful moment right now, with all kinds of yummy inventive recipes being created and enjoyed in restaurants and at home, even by non-vegans. A piping-hot pumpkin recipe is a dream for cool fall weather.
Curry Cauliflower Soup
Nutritious cauliflower gets jazzed up with warm Indian spices and sweet coconut? Yes, please. Bonus: the bright yellow hue also looks beautiful and Insta-worthy in its paper cup from your favorite lunch joint.
Italian-Style Courgette and Basil Soup
Courgette, usually known in the U.S. as zucchini, makes a deliciously green and subtle soup. Once thoroughly blended, the veggies and basil come together to create a savory soup with classic Italian flavor that can even be enjoyed in the summer, when the harvest of fresh green zucchini is practically endless.
This Japanese dish is simple, refreshing, and perfectly drinkable with small bits of tofu and seaweed. Not too thick or filling, but a wonderful salty umami treat.
Carrot Ginger Pineapple Soup
Yes, you read that right. Soup can be adventurous, too! For a different sweet soup flavor with a beautiful bright orange color and a gingery kick, try this one! Most folks don't get nearly enough orange veggies like carrots in their diet, so this is a unique way to sweetly get some essential vitamins and minerals into your life with a little tropical twist.
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