13 Creamy Soups to Make This Winter

A bowl of hot creamy soup will take the chill of a cold winter day and bring back the nostalgia of home cooking. Silky, smooth gluten-free soups can replace a complete meal and satisfy even big appetites.

A creamy soup does not have to be made with dairy. Some soups are made with cream, some with coconut milk, and others with blended veggies. And they all taste deliciously creamy.

creamy clam chowder in a bowl

Today we are featuring gluten-free recipes ranging from light, silky vegetarian to rich and hearty seafood soups. Add fresh gluten-free butter rolls, cheesy mashed potatoes biscuits or gluten-free crusty French bread, and dinner is ready!

Making homemade soups is an easy way to feed your family healthy, satisfying food using fresh ingredients and tantalizing flavours for everyone to enjoy! 

The best part about making soups, if you don’t have all the ingredients, you can always improvise. Or, you can change the flavours to your liking by using your favourite herbs and spices.


Our best gluten-free creamy soups this winter!


Cream of Fresh Corn Soup

The smoky broth is combined with the creaminess of fresh corn, cheese and cream. Add bites of bacon, caramelized onions, a sprinkle of herbs, and although not a classic, this creamy soup is soothing, comforting and gluten-free.

cream corn soup in a bowl with toppings


Creamy Chicken Mushroom and Rice Soup

Tender chicken cooked in the most flavourful mushroom broth, with a hint of thyme and lemon zest. For extra creaminess some Parmesan cheese, cream and rice. 

creamy chicken mushroom rice soup in a bowl topped with fresh herbs


Creamy Thai Vegetable Soup

A hot creamy Thai vegetable soup is a meal you can curl up with and feel warm all over. This creamy soup is made with a wide range of vegetables, garlic, ginger, lime juice and Thai flavours. The creaminess comes from light coconut milk. This Thai vegetable soup is made without a drop of dairy.

thai dish with cillantro in a black bowl with a spoon


Creamy Cashew Carrot Ginger Soup

The healthy vegan soup is lightly flavoured with nutmeg, cinnamon, lime juice and a boost of spicy ginger. With added cashews for extra creaminess. I promise you, this creamy cashew carrot ginger soup will not disappoint! A soup that is creamy and thick without dairy and grains.

vegan carrot ginger soup with carrots in a basket


30-Minute Creamy Tex-Mex Soup Recipe

A 30-minute soup filled with ground beef, Tex-Mex spices, onions, garlic, tomatoes, black beans and rice. The Tex-Mex soup is simmered in a tasty broth and the creaminess comes from light cream cheese, adding extra creaminess to this exceptional soup. Soo good!

tex-mex soup in a bowl with avocado and limes


Vegan Skinny Cream of Asparagus Soup {Paleo, Gluten-Free, Whole30 )

If you are watching your calories this soup is good for your waistline! And, the creamy asparagus soup is acceptable for paleo, vegan, whole30 and gluten-free diets! The extra creaminess comes from light coconut milk and blended veggies.

creamy asparagus soup topped with asparagus spears


Instant Pot Buffalo Sweet Potato Soup {Vegan, Whole30, Paleo}

If you have only 30 minutes to make satisfying creamy soup, this recipe is for you! Spicy and savoury flavour and creamy texture. You would never know it, but this recipe is made with only a handful of ingredients. 

instant pot buffalo sweet potato soup in a bowl


Vegan Vichyssoise Soup

A french creamy soup made with healthy leeks and potatoes. Typically this soup is served chilled. In the winter months, this soup can be heated and enjoyed as a creamy leek and potato soup. It’s insanely rich and delicious without dairy.

VEGAN Vegan Vichyssoise in a bowl topped with chives


Clam Chowder with Charred Corn

Thick and creamy supreme Clam Chowder filled with clams, potatoes, bacon, sweet charred corn and extra veggies. This recipe is not the classic New England clam chowder, but it is the clam chowder of all chowders. The creaminess comes from the cream…yes a full on dairy-filled soup!

clam chowder in a soup pot


Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

The creaminess in this Mexican-style soup comes from blended veggies. So no dairy or coconut milk, just healthy veggies. This gluten-free, creamy tortilla soup recipe is one of those rich meals for when you are craving comfort food.

vegetarian tortilla soup in a bowl topped with lime slices


Easy Thai Cashew Chicken Ramen

A one-pot flavourful creamy Thai-Style Cashew Chicken Ramen. This hot, hearty meal is cooked under 30 minutes featuring Japanese noodles. This incredibly flavourful dish is one of our most downloaded soup recipes.

Thai chicken ramen in a bowl with chopsticks


Vegetarian Celeriac Soup

Here is a classic French-style creamy soup packed with flavour, made with simplicity and healthy nutrients. This healthy recipe is made with cream and yogurt. However, you can substitute coconut milk for the dairy and keep it dairy-free.

celeriac soup in a bowl with a spoon


Vegan Potato and Spinach Curry Soup

This Indian inspired hearty soup is made with potatoes, tomatoes, peas, onions, garlic and spinach. This is a thick creamy soup mildly flavoured with curry and fresh lime juice. Healthy and comforting soup for everyone to enjoy!

potato and spinach curry soup in a pot


Why are cream soups a popular choice in winter?

Cream soups are a warm and comforting option for an easy meal. These hearty soups, free of gluten-containing grains like wheat, offer a delicious way to enjoy the cozy flavors of the season without compromising on taste or dietary needs.

Whether it’s a velvety potato leek soup, a rich butternut squash soup, or a creamy chicken mushroom and rice soup, these soups cater to various palates and dietary preferences. They are a perfect choice to keep you warm during the winter chill and savor the comforting essence of winter, making them a satisfying and inclusive choice for all.

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