When it comes to autumn we think of hot cider and hot apple pie. However, nothing takes the place of what a hot bowl of healthy soup will do! Imagine a nice crisp fall day, cool temperatures and you just came home from work or raking the leaves or a nice pleasant walk in the park with your best friend or lover. How does that nice warm bowl of soup sound now? Great!

Here are four great bowls of soup for autumn with the recipes. The health benefits of each of the soups are tested by professionals at Eatingwell.com. They represent the best of foods high in nutrition, unprocessed and seasonal. You can be assured that each one will be healthy and taste great.

Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili

There is nothing like a great bowl of chili maybe even with some cheese on the side. This one is packed with all the good nutrients found in tomatoes, beans, peppers, and onions. The recipe is found at Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili

Chicken and Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Who does not love chicken soup? Most people think of chicken and noodles, but how about chicken and spinach? Spinach is high in nutritional value and packed with antioxidants. The Pesto makes it very Italian. So warming up from a brisk fall activity and eating healthy. Not a bad combination. This recipe is found at Chicken and Spinach Soup with Pesto

Ravioli and Vegetable Soup

Who is up for some pasta and vegetables? What a great combination. The Ravioli can be either cheese or meat filled. We are talking zucchini, tomatoes, red and green peppers. Bring in some minced garlic and vegetable broth and you have asavory delight for anyone’s taste buds. Again, packed with the healthy nutritional basics! The recipe if found at Ravioli Vegetable Soup[i]

Squash, Chickpea and Red Lentil Stew

A taste of a different culture from North Africa right into your dinner table! Pour it over steamed rice or cooked spinach and you have a savory delight. Talk about healthy. How can you go anything but nutrition with squash, carrots, chickpeas, onions, and tomato? To get cooking on this stew you can find the recipe for Squash Chickpea and Red Lentil Stew

We hope that you enjoyed this introduction to great soups for the fall. Combine these soups with some great entrees from Nashua Nutrition. Enjoy!