Max & Lily’s Cafe – The Healing Power Of Soup

Max & Lily’s Cafe delicious homemade soups may just be the answer your looking for when battling sickness and fatique this Winter season.

Eating soups helps support your immune system when feeling weary or sick. The abundance of nutrients in the broth and the well-cooked veggies & meats are packed full of vitamins and minerals your body uses to increase energy levels and boost your immune system to fight off viruses and bacteria. Eating healing soups and stews allows your body to conserve some of the resources it would normally spend on the digestion of raw and less easily digestible foods, and instead uses them for healing and repair.

We got a chance to sit down with the Linda Buckley, the soup chef at Max & Lily’s Cafe, to chat about their recipes, the healing power of homemade soup, and even try some of her favorites.

Chicken Vegetable

Max & Lily’s Chicken Vegetable Soup is packed full of ingredients that will make you feel good and warm your belly. You won’t be disapointed with this classic soup that is a perfect fit for the whole family. Whether it be for lunch or dinner the Chicken Vegetable Soup is an easy to heat meal perfect for those chilly nights. Below are the ingredients to this wholesome dish.

  • Simmered Whole Chickens
  • Sautéed Onions
  • Shallots
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Sweet Potato
  • Potatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Mushrooms

Pork Green Chili

Max & Lily’s serves up the Colorado favorite Pork Green Chili and it’s packed full of flavor. This Chili can be eaten out of the bowl or poured over a burrito. Max & Lily’s Pork Green Chili is a classic recipe with their own special twist. Linda spends hours preparing the ingredients and simmers them into a delicious yumminess you have to try to believe. Below are the ingredients to this Colorado favorite.

  • Seasoned & Browned Pork
  • Onions
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Smoked Green Chilis
  • Fire Roasted Tomatoes

Vegetable Beef Barley

Max & Lily’s Vegetable Beef Barley soup hits your taste buds with a savory taste that can only come from the delicious sirloin chunks and “secret” spices that we weren’t able to identify. Below are the ingredients to the Vegetable Beef Barley Soup…good luck finding clues to the “spices” included in this dish.


  • Seasoned & Browned Sirloin
  • Onions
  • Celery
  • Carrots
  • Garlic
  • Spices

Go Get A Taste Of Homemade Soup Today

You don’t have to be sick or tired to enjoy a bowl or cup of soup. Besides the healing power benefits, I think we can all agree that soup is just…Good. It warms your belly, can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and makes you feel ready to tackle the day OR calm down for a relaxing evening.

Whether you’re a huge fan of soup or just have a craving for it, we highly suggest Max And Lily’s homemade soup offerings. You can taste the love in every sip and best of all it’s all made locally. Max & Lily’s is serving soup by the cup, bowl, or quart. They’re options change daily so call ahead and see what is on the menu for the day. You can find more information on Max & Lily’s on their Website, their Facebook page, or by calling them at 970-431-0007.

Thanks for reading.


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