When the weather gets cold and the cravings for comfort food are sky high, consider making a pot of soup. Many cultures around the world regard soups as the quintessential comfort food. These healthy soups will help you beat the cold weather cravings and stay on plan.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to a great pot of soup. From last night’s leftovers to fresh veggies, you can use virtually anything! The only thing that you are limited by when making a soup or a stew is by how much time you have and what you want it to be.

Below are some of my more favorite, quick soups that keep well and can be made ahead of time for a great post run or post workout meal.

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Beef and Barley Winter Soup

I was craving comfort food the other day and yet I didn’t want to totally go off plan to satisfy my cravings. I just happened to be at Publix as I was planning out my evening with a steaming bowl of something fatty and carby when I suddenly realized: most fitness and healthy cooking websites […]

Fit & Healthy Gumbo

You guys know how I feel about soups, chilies, stews, and gumbo. If you don’t or if you are new to Fierce Miles — I LOVE them all. My love for the “liquid meals” started early. Soups play a huge role in the Russian cuisine. Growing up in the old country, I got use to […]

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Turkey Sausage and Kale Soup

A lot has happened in my life over the last three weeks. Lenny and I finally got engaged, I was promoted to general manager at the boutique fitness studio I work for, my nutrition practice has grown considerably. Overall life is great and I am pretty busy. I love being busy. It makes me feel […]