Chicken Navy Bean Soup

Chicken Navy Bean Soup | Bites of Bri

January to me is all about lighter menu options and warm, filling meals. How is that possible you ask? Soup! It’s all about the soup. I love soup and I find that it makes the perfect warm, hearty meal for the cold of winter.

Plus, I don’t know about you, but I’m craving some lighter options after the holidaze. I usually manage to do okay through the holidays, but it got ugly this year, people. Real ugly. It wasn’t even the food as much as it was the quantity of wine consumed. Okay, maybe it was both. If it was time for winter hibernation, I’d be set. But since I don’t see that happening anytime soon, I’m planning on enjoying some lighter recipes.

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup | Bites of Bri

French Onion Soup is something that I love to order at restaurants. Ooey gooey with tons of crispy crunchy cheese around the rim? Yes, I’ll take that. In a bowl, not a cup.

Seriously though. Does it get any more comfy cozy than French Onion Soup? French Onion screams winter pub food to me.

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Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

Turkey and Wild Rice Soup | Bites of Bri

I’m sure you’re running around like crazy prepping for Thursday. With family coming into town and crazy weather forecasted for tomorrow, I’m just trying to get everything together.

I had to post one last recipe for later this week once the holiday is over and you have tons of leftovers. Enjoy this soup with family or friends, before or after hitting the mall, whenever….

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup | Bites of Bri

Thai food is one something we enjoy quite often around here. Curries, pad thai, and soups are all part of our Thai love affair, so when I came across this recipe for curried squash soup a few years ago, I knew it would be a hit at our dinner table.

Butternut squash soup is one of our favorite ways to enjoy butternut squash, not that we discriminate. We love everything butternut squash. This soup is a twist on an old favorite and is one of our favorite butternut squash soup recipes.

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