Slow Cooker Soups for Winter

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1/1/2013 6:00 PM   :  25 comments   :  67,827 Views

Welcome in the new year with these winter slow cooker soup recipes. As a busy mother, wife and writer, I have to plan ahead if I’m going to achieve my health goals. When I utilize my slow cooker, I’m able to quickly and easily prepare family meals. These hearty soup recipes will warm you on a cold night and support you nutritionally too. Begin 2013 on a strong note with these soup recipes.


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Northern Bean and Spinach Soup


This hearty soup is perfect for when there is a chill in the air, and you want dinner waiting for you as you walk in the door.
 
CALORIES: 216.5  |  FAT: 7.4g  |  PROTEIN: 18.4g  |  CARBS: 33.2g  |  FIBER: 16.2g


 
Slow Cooker Cream of Chicken and Rice Soup

Ditch the condensed "cream of whatever" soups and make this instead. You only need 10 minutes of hands-on cooking time for a filling yet light bowl of comforting soup.
 
CALORIES: 172.3  |  FAT: 1.8g  |  PROTEIN: 21.3g  |  CARBS: 13.8g  |  FIBER: 1.7g
 


Buffalo Chicken Soup


Did you know that just three buffalo wings have 10 grams of fat? (Who eats just three?) This soup has all the spice, creaminess, and tang you crave--with a fraction of the fat.
 
 CALORIES: 113.2  |  FAT: 1.5g  |  PROTEIN: 16.3g  |  CARBS: 8.1g  |  FIBER: 1.9g
 


Slow Cooker Winter Squash Soup


Warm soup with squash, apples, and onions.
 
CALORIES: 168.9  |  FAT: 6.3g  |  PROTEIN: 3.4g  |  CARBS: 28.1g  |  FIBER: 7.7g
 


Broccoli Slow Cooker Soup


Stealthy way to serve vegetables, if you or the family doesn't normally like to eat them
 
CALORIES: 181.4  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 16.3g  |  CARBS: 28.4g  |  FIBER: 8.7g
 



Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup


This tortilla soup tastes better than anything you can get at a restaurant. And it's healthy too! Don't let the long list of ingredients fool you. All you do is dump everything into the slow cooker and walk away.

CALORIES: 168.6  |  FAT: 2.5g  |  PROTEIN: 17.4g  |  CARBS: 20.3g  |  FIBER: 4.2g
 


Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup


CALORIES: 54.7  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 2.6g  |  CARBS: 6.7g  |  FIBER: 1.4g




Northwest Beef and Vegetable Soup


CALORIES: 388.6  |  FAT: 7.6g  |  PROTEIN: 26.9g  |  CARBS: 55.7g  |  FIBER: 10.8g
 
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