By cooking your own dried beans, you save money, reduce sodium and get better flavor along with, surprisingly, more vitamins and minerals. If you can't use the whole batch, freeze surplus cooked beans for later use in soups, salads and dips. The range of time for cooking beans is wide and varies with the age and the type of beans selected.
Roasted Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup | Butternut squash soup is made even creamier by roasting it with sweet potatoes in this vegan and gluten-free version that's sweetened with maple syrup and seasoned with warming winter spices. Get the recipe @jlevinsonrd.
Skinny Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is my absolute FAVORITE SOUP recipe for Winter! Spicy, easy, and delicious. Throw all the ingredients in a crockpot and you're done! Easy fried tortillas make the perfect topper!