Oh, the weather outside is… Getting better! But still cold…

Come on now, we’re seasoned veterans who know a thing or two about coping with this weather. And at last check, the first day of spring is only about two weeks away.

So soup, anyone? There’s no better time to enjoy a warm bowl of your favorite ingredients than now. Hmm, searching for a new recipe to sample? Or, perhaps you’re not the biggest soup fanatic. We’re confident you’ll become a soup specialist by the end of this post as we share with you our favorite soup recipes.

Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

Let’s set up the scene. You’re playing catch up at work and must stay over. Are you really going to feel like cooking at 8 o’clock at night? That’s why crockpot meals are the best for 8-5 weekday grinders. It’s pretty simple, really. Get out the crockpot and cut up some onions, add chicken breasts, oregano, chicken soup, broth and biscuits. Cook on low while you’re at work. Let the aroma of seasoned chicken and crispy biscuits welcome you home after a long day. The best part? Easy clean up!

Clam Chowder

Escape the cold with this New England favorite. Clam chowder features bacon bits, potatoes, vegetables and of course, clams. Add a touch of seasoning and you have yourself a warm bowl of delicious goodness from the sea. Plus, each bite will have you living the beach life on Cape Cod.

Meatball Sub Soup

Who doesn’t enjoy a tasty meatball sub? They are cheesy, greasy and crunchy. Now, imagine a soup version of this scrumptious sandwich. Pack ground beef, breadcrumbs, garlic, parsley and crushed pepper flakes into small balls. Combine with tomato paste, broth, eggs and milk, and you have yourself one awesome meal.

Harvest Pumpkin Soup

Okay, so it’s not fall, but that does not mean you still can’t enjoy pumpkin. Introducing harvest pumpkin soup. This rich and creamy concoction is light and pumpkin is actually lower in carbohydrates than other starchy vegetables and high in vitamin A and fiber. Serve this soup with a large salad and you have yourself a complete meal.

Mac and Cheese Chili

Wait, how did this get on the list? Okay, it’s not soup, but how could you not fall in love with this? Baked macaroni and cheese united with zesty chili makes for an out of this world experience.

Well there you have it! Are you motivated now to become the next top chef and stir up one of these delicious and steamy soups? But, in case you’re not up for cooking, we do have an alternative. We love to have you at Blue Wolf Tavern as we’re always serving up world-class meals, including our list of soup options for every day of the week.