3 hearty winter soup recipes to warm your bones

Now that the weather has finally cooled down, comfort food is what we’re all craving. Nothing says “cozy” like a big bowl of soup, but no one wants to spend all evening slaving over a hot stove when energetic toddlers (and 5,000 other things) are needing our attention. Keep it simple this winter by whipping up a few soups that don’t require much time or effort. Bonus points if you make an extra large batch that can be frozen for later meals. 

Easy Pasta e Fagioli

No need to go out for this tasty pasta/soup hybrid. With a few pantry staples, veggies and spices, you can make an out of this world pasta e fagioli right at home. Kids will love that the soup has noodles, moms dig the veggie factor. Plus, it pairs pretty nicely with wine … or so I’ve heard.     

Get the recipe at Delish

Slow Cooker Savory Cheese Soup

Yes, cheese soup is a thing, and it’s just as heavenly as you would expect. Filled with delicious, cheesy goodness, this one is pretty enticing to both kids and parents. Plus, since it’s a slow cooker recipe, you can literally just throw all of the ingredients in and go about your day without having to worry about constantly checking in. At the end of the cook time, simply add the flour and cheese and you’re good to go. 

Get the recipe at Taste of Home.

Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Anything with “quick and easy” in the title is an automatic win. We all know the kids will start bringing home germs any second, so this recipe is perfect for cold and flu season. It also makes for an easy weeknight dinner. Memorize this one and make it several times throughout the year. 

Get the recipe at KitchMe

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