Eating better, one pot of homemade soup per week at a time. The 8 week Soup Sunday Challenge took place from January 9th to February 27 2022! Together we cooked 8 new recipes with a live cooking demonstration that took place every Sunday at 11am EST on Instagram Live.
Are you looking to eat better in the New Year? Less convenience food, more whole foods? More vegetables and less processed food?
Perhaps, like me, you have a busy schedule but would like to make a small, lasting change to the way your family eats?
One of my favorite French-girl healthy eating tricks is to always have a pot of soup in the fridge – ready to reheat at a moment’s notice.
This New Year I have decided to become more consistent with my soup making. I realize that I eat much better throughout the week when I have a portion of comforting, delicious soup in the fridge I can reheat at a moment’s notice. Making soup is a great way to get my kids to eat extra vegetables too!
The challenge may have already finished, but you can still sign up to receive the ebook! Here are the recipes I have been cooking live every Sunday.
Week One: Magical Leek Soup
Week Two: La Poule au Pot
Week Three: Italian Chicken Sausage, White Bean & Kale Soup
Week Four: French Onion Soup Gratinée
Week Five: Fancy Cream of Cauliflower Soup
Week Seven: La Soupe de Mamie - Vegetable Potage
Week Eight: Ratatouille Soup with homemade pesto
The Goal: Make one pot of soup every Sunday for 8 weeks.
Dates: January 9th-February 27th 2022
Every Sunday I will be sharing the soup I am making for the week as well as a soup recipe you can make at home for inspiration.
If you have been reading my blog for a while you know how much I love my soups! I like to make several big batches of soup at once – filling up my freezer with healthy, homemade goodness. You can read the blog post on freezer meal batch cooking here.
I would love to see what soups you are making so please share photos with the #soupsundaychallenge or on the facebook group . I find it so inspiring to see your favorite recipes!
Soups are amazing. Truly. What better way to eat lots of veggies in one serving while reducing food waste in your fridge?
I like that most soups are very quick to make and do not require much culinary precision. Anyone can make soup.
Those carrots that are past their prime or that box of spinach that you had intended to eat at the beginning of the week? Perfect for soup!
Plus, is there anything more comforting than a warm bowl of homemade soup?
You likely have everything you need already, but if you don’t, I highly suggest a good size soup pot for making big batches of soup to portion out.
I have this 10qt Marseille Blue Le Creuset that I love.
Stand Mixers are amazing for making blended soups without the mess of transferring to a blender.
Last but not least, make sure you have some freezer safe food containers ready to portion out your leftover soup to eat throughout the week or stack in your freezer.
For a full list of my favorite kitchen tools check out the blog post here: Kitchen Essentials
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FAVORITE SOUP RECIPES
Each Sunday of the Soup Sunday Challenge I will be sharing one of my favorite soup recipes as well as hopping on instagram to show you how the recipe is made.
Here are some recipes to get you started:
While many of my recipes are French inspired (bien sûr) I encourage you to share your recipes from everywhere – whatever your family enjoys most!
SUNDAY SOUP CHALLENGE
So, are you with me? Lets make soup together!
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See you next Sunday, mes amis.
Le Chef’s Wife