Come winters and all we can think about is to sit with a warm bowl of soup on a nippy evening! Soups don't just soothe our soul but are also extremely healthy to include in our diet as well. Winters are the time when we often forget about our diets and gorge on everything we crave and in turn gain loads of unnecessary kilos. But soups are light on tummy, delicious and extremely nutritious. And no, they need not be all bland and flavourless! What if we say you can make yummy chicken soups that may also help shed some kilos?!
Chicken is a lean meat and one of the richest animal sources of protein and can satiate one for long time, meaning you binge less on other fattening food. When combined with some fresh veggies, spice and herbs, a chicken soup can be a one pot wholesome meal in itself. Being light and comforting, soups are easy in our digestive system, further helps in weight loss. And if you are thinking how to make a chicken soup, we've got options galore!
Weight Loss Diet: Here are 5 chicken soup recipes for weight loss that you can try at home:
(Also Read: 11 Best Chicken Soup Recipes)
A complete meal in itself, this soup is a powerhouse of protein with beans and chicken. Red beans that are used in this recipe are replete with nutrients such as potassium that is important for heart health too! Full with mouth-watering spices and herbs , this protein and fibre-rich chicken soup can be your go-to option this winter season! Find the full recipe here.
One of the classics, chicken and corn soup is loved across age groups! With the little crunch of corn and a creamy broth with a tinge of pepper and succulent chicken, this one is definitely our favourite! Find the recipe here.
A low fat soup with the perfect combination of healthy vegetables and chicken balls, this soup has all things flavourful and yummy. It is wholesome, easy, quick and absolutely delicious for a light dinner meal! Find the full recipe here.
Looking to experiement with a different cuisine while fulfilling the balance of healthy and tasty? You can bookmark this Anglo-Indian soup for your next meal! Mulligatawny is an all-time classic from the Anglo cuisine that literally translates to pepper-water and uses everything from chicken stock, red lentils to spices such as turmeric, cumin, coriander and a tinge if lime! Click here for the recipe.
A discussion on soups and broths can never be complete without a mention of Tibetan cuisine, can it? Authentic Tibetan cuisine boasts of some amazing broths that one can never say not to! This one has succulent chicken chunks cooked with fresh veggies in a broth made from a range of condiments, seasoning, celery, carrots, radish, pak choy and cinnamon! Find the recipe here.
Try these delicious chicken soups for weight loss and enjoy the winter season! Do let us know you experience in the comments section below!
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.