It’s cold, it’s dark and the forecast is calling for a blizzard. There’s only one thing to do: Whip up a pot of tasty, comforting soup. Presenting 18 healthy recipes that will warm your soul without weighing you down.

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Roasted Tomato Soup

Add half a cauliflower grilled cheese for dunking and you’ve got yourself a killer meal.

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Kale Minestrone Soup

A dollop of pesto goes a long way.

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Vegan Potato Soup with Beans and Kale

Yep, it’s both hearty and vegan. It’s totally possible.

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Soba, Mushroom and Carrot Miso Soup

Add a soft-boiled egg to this veggie medley for extra protein.

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Healing Carrot Soup with Turmeric and Ginger

Feel a cold coming on? This should do the trick.

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Curried Soba Noodle Soup

A new twist on chicken noodle (and ooh, this one's made with coconut milk).

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

You won’t find any cream in this rich recipe.

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Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Soup

Chickpeas add a little crunch to this silky broth.

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Vegan Lentil Soup

Packed with protein, low in saturated fat and done in under an hour? Sign us up.

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Spinach and White Bean Soup

Just pretend you’re eating it from the porch of a Tuscan vineyard.

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Vegetable Hot and Sour Soup

Pssst, there are nine kinds of veggies in here.

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Vegan Split Pea Soup

A childhood classic gets a sophisticated upgrade.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Just throw your ingredients in the Crock-Pot and get back to your Netflix binge.

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Tomato and Vegetable White Bean Soup

This rustic medley will warm you up with every bite.

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Mushroom Soup

Bonus: You can make it with coconut milk.

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Turkey, Kale and Rice Soup

Lean protein is the perfect way to turn soup into a satisfying meal.

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Roasted Red Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup

Top it all off with a spoonful of cashew milk.

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Cauliflower and Zucchini Soup

It all starts with roasted vegetables.

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