Making a soup can be a time saver if prepared in advance and may be used as a meal replacement, or as an addition to a meal or as a snack. Soups are great to take to work or travel with if you prepared in advance. You may use a flask or reheat if you have access to a kitchen.
To make a healthy homemade soup all you need is a pan and perhaps a blender and some everyday ingredients from your store cupboard and freezer.
You may experiment with recipes and create your own favourite GO TO SOUP recipes and remember to taste test and adjust to get it right for you. You may also like to make a POTLUCK soup to use up left over vegetables.
Soups are easy to make, they make nutritious light meals or between meal snacks and help you use up leftovers.
Other benefits to runners of eating soups are:
- A way of fuelling pre and post run training especially in colder weather
- Can be used to help you meet your energy/nutrition targets
- Easy to digest
- If you add protein they can help with muscle building
- Using the right ingredients can be supportive to health conditions and healing injuries