Seasonal soups

#BrainFood nutritionist Yvonne McMeel reveals why you should make the most of the winter harvest with warming seasonal soups


Seasonal soups

Nothing beats the biting winter chill more than a hearty bowl of hot soup. From chowders to broths, these nutritionally packed meals are bursting with flavour and easy to prepare.

A great way to get your five-a-day, soup has its advantages over juices and smoothies. If freshly made and gently cooked, your ingredients will retain most of their nutrients and fibre that are essential for good health as well as keeping us fuller for longer.

Yvonne McMeel uncovers the top 10 ingredients that should make up your winter soups:

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