Kat was previously the digital assistant on Healthy Food Guide. Since leaving, she has completed a Le Cordon Bleu course and now runs a wedding cake company in Boston, Massachusetts

Plan your lunches for the week with these easy soup recipes. They’re the perfect make-ahead dish and can be conveniently heated up in the microwave


For the mushroom lover
This mushroom and thyme soup is jam-packed with…well…mushrooms and thyme. The ultimate autumnal soup


A taste of Americana
You’ll get the flavours of an American chilli dish with this high-protein soup that’s also loaded with wholesome beans and lean beefChilli-beef-soup


A rustic soup
This vegetable, sausage and bean soup has four of your five-a-day. It’ll keep you full until dinner


A taste of Italy
A high-fibre minestrone soup makes for a completely satisfying vegetarian dish



The ultimate squash soup
We jump for joy when squash is in season. It’s the perfect ingredient to make a vegetarian dish filling 


Not your average chicken soup
This chicken soup is sharing the pot with leeks, spinach, courgette and lemon


Veg lover’s soup
This chickpea, lentil and vegetable soup provides your entire five-a-day in one sittingLentil-chick-pea-soup



Savoury lamb soup
And last, but not least, this hearty soup recipe of root vegetables and lamb leg steaks is low in calories and fat