The weather is officially cold, wet and snowy. It's winter and a bowl of hot steaming soup or hearty stew will fill you up and keep you warm inside and out. The best part? They're so easy to make. We've got 26 recipes for soups and stews in today's part one of our Soups and Stews recipe roundup. And we'll be back with just as many in part 2 later in the week!
So let's kick off part one of our Soups and Stews Recipe Roundup...
First up Megan from Food & Whine brings us Slow-Cooker Borscht Stew.
Chelsea from Chelsea's Healthy Kitchen wanted to share her flavourful Black Bean & Sweet Potato Soup.
En français nous avons Crème Champignons (Cream of Mushroom Soup) par Camille à Champagne & Brunelle.
Rosemary at An Italian in My Kitchen shared a hearty Lentil Sausage Soup to keep you warm and fueled.
Add a little zing with this Spicy Butternut Mango Chutney Soup from Shareba at In Search of Yummyness.
Creamy Potato Soup is fabulous on its own but add a garnish of cheese, bacon and green onions like Heather at The Tasty Gardener did and you take it up a notch.
Kim at The 5 O'Clock Rush shared this decadent but Low Fat Cream of Tomato Soup with Crab & Goat Cheese.
Olena from iFOODreal brought her Spinach Lentil soup to the table and it's sure to satisfy!
Nothing cures your troubles like chicken noodle soup and Angie at Friday Is Cake Night has an Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup recipe for you.
If noodles aren't your thing, why not dumplings? This Turkey Soup with Brown Butter Herb Dumplings from Crystal at Food Swoon will fit the bill!
Comfort food for me has always been a bowl of Hamburger Soup and Barbara from My Island Kitchen Bistro doesn't disappoint!
There's loaded baked potatoes and then there's Loaded Baked Potato Soup. Cindy at Hun What's For Dinner? shares her recipe.
Leigh-Ann at Sugar n' Stuff shared something a little less meaty but just as filling - Kale and Yellow eye Bean Soup.
Wild rice always adds a nice nutty flavour to any meal and Jennifer at Ricotta and Radishes used it in this vegetarian Wild Rice and Bean Soup.
This Turkey Meatball soup from Jo-Anna at A Pretty Life in the Suburbs looks like it would hit the spot on a cold winter day.
If you're a paleo diet follower you will definitely want to check out this Paleo Tomato Soup from Holley and Raj at The Primal Desire.
Gumbo is another favourite in these parts and Dave from Old Fat Guy shares his recipe for this southern classic with us this month!
Carrots and ginger make a great team so Emily at The Best of This Life but them in a soup - The BEST Carrot Ginger Soup!
Lasagna in a bowl! And it's gluten free. Gluten Free Turkey Lasagna Soup from Jeanine at The Baking Beauties.
Slow cookers are great for making stew - like Darren at Eat, Move, Be does with this Veal Butternut Squash Slow Cooker Stew.
How do you make stew sexy? You make it saucy! Kristy at She Eats has it all under control with Saucy Slow Braised Beef Stew!
This Spicy Peanut Ginger Squash Soup is a vegan treat from Leah at Love Me, Feed Me!
Get half your plate full of veggies with this Asian Style Chicken Corn Soup from Zannat at Food For Happiness.
This beautiful Baked Garlic Sweet Onion Soup by Michelle at Bite By Michelle is comfort in a bowl.
Seafood is a huge part of diets on both coasts in Canada so why not give this Portuguese Style Rustic Seafood Stew by Julie at The Daily Tiramisu a try?
And we'll wrap up this half of our Soups and Stews recipe roundup with this classic Ham and Bean Soup from Laureen at Art and the Kitchen.
A big thank you to all our FBC Members who participated in this month's recipe roundup. Be sure to check out part 2 for more great recipes.
We've just announced our December recipe roundup call for submissions. If you're an FBC member and are interested in participating be sure to check it out.