With the beautiful snow and chilly temperatures, it is the kind of weather outside that makes you want to eat something that will warm you right up.
Here is a recipe for Minnesota Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup. Wild rice is the official grain of Minnesota, and it is grown primarily in the northern third of Minnesota. Support Minnesotan farmers by heading to a co-op to buy the wild rice for this delicious winter soup staple.
If you want to be a little more exotic, try this Roasted Tomato, Garlic & Onion Coconut Soup. This super simple recipe is a great way to liven up traditional tomato soup. It is filling enough to be served as a main meal, but also would go great with a simple sandwich or salad.
Finally, for a twist on a kid-friendly favorite, try this Alphabet Soup recipe that uses a bottle of spicy vegetable juice cocktail for flavor. Substitute the frozen mixed vegetables for fresh ones to make this soup even more delicious and nutritious!