Skinny Up Your Soup With This Original, New Cookbook
SKINNY SOUPS 80 Flavor-Packed Recipes of Less Than 300 Calories
By Kathryn Bruton
“Totally delicious I could eat these soups forever.”
– Rachel Allen
Come winter, diets are the last thing on our minds. Warming bowls of comfort food is what everyone craves. Packed with a wide variety of substantial and nutritious soups, SKINNY SOUPS: 80 Flavor-Packed Recipes of Less Than 300 Calories (Kyle Books; January 2017; Paperback $19.95), the first book by food stylist and blogger Kathryn Bruton, offers creative and exciting ways to enjoy this most versatile of foods –with the added bonus of all the recipes having less than 300 calories!
SKINNY SOUPS will appeal to anyone, with or without dietary restrictions, who wants to be more health conscious but continue to eat delicious and satisfying meals. The book offers a variety of soups for everyone, from culinary novices to food experts, while many of the recipes cater for vegetarians and vegans, as well as those on gluten and dairy-free diets.
The book is filled to the brim with an exciting variety of soups fit for a main meal, a fantastically filling lunch options, start-the-day right breakfast bowls, and even delicious dessert options—a testament to how creative this wonderful dish can be. From simple recipes like Miso Roasted Butternut Squash, the restorative Hangover Soup, and tasty Turkey & Quinoa Soup with Peas to 15-Minute Mushroom Soup With a Kick and dessert soups such as Chilled Rhubarb, Orange and Chia Seed Soup, Kathryn minimizes the use of cream and substitutes fattening butter with nutritious olive, grapeseed, and nut oils, so that every soup in Skinny Soups is less than 300 calories per portion, but still jam-packed with flavor.
Whatever your ability in the kitchen, soup is a dish everyone can have a go at successfully. Every recipe is open to interpretation, ready for you to stamp with your own personality, if you so wish. So whether you use these recipes as guide to eat healthier, aid weight loss or simply enjoy some delicious bowls, the most important thing is that you enjoy doing it.
About the Author: Kathryn Bruton is a food stylist, recipe developer and blogger. Born in Ireland, she moved to Edinburgh to study fashion, but realized her real passion was food and switched to a diploma in cooking at Leith’s. She now lives in London. Visit her online at www.thelazybaker.co.uk
SKINNY SOUPS: 80 Flavor-Packed Recipes of Less Than 300 Calories
By Kathryn Bruton Photography by Laura Edwards
Kyle Books January 2017; Paperback; 978-1-909487-50-5; 160 Pages; 6 ½” x 9”; Full-Color Photographs Throughout; 80 Recipes; $19.95