URMC / Wilmot Cancer Institute / Patients & Caregivers / Wellness Services / Cooking for Wellness / February 2018 February 2018 Miso Soup Miso soup is a tradition in Japan. It gets its name from having miso paste, which is a mixture of fermented soybeans and grains. It adds tasty flavor to this healthy soup! Minestrone Soup This take on the classic Italian soup is simple. The kidney beans add healthy amount of fiber and the tomatoes and tomato paste have plenty of lycopene, an antioxidant that research has shown has many benefits for our health. Vegetable Stock Vegetable stock is a staple for many plant-based recipes, especially soups. You could buy it at the grocery store but it’s also very easy to make on your own at home! Butternut Squash Soup Butternut squash is colorful and also rich in many important nutrients, including potassium, fiber and vitamin C. The jalapenos add a little kick!