Homemade Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup
These days, everyone is trying to be a bit healthier by making better recipe choices when it comes to breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This "Homemade Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup" is a great recipe idea for a healthy lunch or dinner. And, as you can see here, healthy does not have to be boring!
Soup recipes are the perfect ones to try on cooler nights and rainy days. They are also a great way to get some healthy veggies into us while eating something that will warm us up quickly. This homemade panera broccoli cheese soup recipe is a nutrient-rich, delicious creamy soup that will warm you and your whole family from the inside out. As we are learning these days, broccoli is packed with wonderful antioxidants and new research studies are showing that it may actually help offset the risk of cancer and coronary heart disease. It is also very rich in vitamin C and vitamin K, folic acid, and many other vitamins and minerals. This homemade soup also calls for carrots, and everyone knows how good carrots can be for us – especially for our complexion and eyesight. They’re also really good for our digestive systems and our teeth!
If you are wheat-sensitive, this homemade soup can be made into a gluten free one by using some pureed potato to thicken it up instead of using the traditional flour-based roux. You can also use sweet rice flour instead of ordinary wheat flour if you don’t have any spare potatoes kicking around. The chicken broth, cheddar, and Gouda cheeses add more delicious flavour to this wonderful soup recipe. If you love cheese, then you are in for a real treat. This soup not only looks amazing, it’s healthy, nutritious, and delicious. You will definitely want to have an in-depth look at the Sugar Apron website for the full details.
The Sugar Apron website and blog was created by Sarah Kozowski, a part time kindergarten teacher who loves to cook, take photos, and jog in her spare time. Her food blog allows her to develop all of her favourite recipes, write about them, photograph them, and taste-test her fabulous creations – all through the process of trial and error.
We would all adore being friends with Sarah so she could try her latest recipe ideas out on us! We’re so happy she shares them with the world on her blog. On her website, you will find main dish recipes, appetizer recipes, snack recipes, pasta recipes, pizza recipes, breakfast recipes, brunch recipes, holiday recipes, muffin recipes, cupcake recipes, cake recipes, and cheesecake recipes - to name only a few! For now, though, we really encourage you to check out her soup recipes because this one is beyond awesome, and it’s one we’re going to make again and again. And again!
For the full recipe for Homemade Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup, please be sure to visit the “Sugar Apron” website. You will be so happy you did, and so will your entire family!
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