When you think "summer" how long does it take before "soup" comes to mind?  Still waiting? Or you think summer and soup just don't go together?  Maybe you'll change your mind after you see some of these summer soup recipes.  Let's start with the traditional cold potato-leek soup. Then we'll look at a sampling of fruit soups and several versions of gazpacho.

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Cold Potato-Leek Soup (Vichysoisse)
This healthified version uses cold evaporated skim milk.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/NU00494 

Creamy Cucumber Soup (hot or cold)
Cucumbers, avocado, and lowfat yogurt.
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/recipecomdetail.jsp?recipeId=25123180 

Herbed Zucchini Soup
For when your neighbor's garden has an excess of zuchinni. Lucky you.
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/recipecomdetail.jsp?recipeId=25112010 

Golden Peach Soup with Shrimp and Crab Seviche
A soup with peaches, lime, and jalapeno, topped with shrimp and crab. You know you want to look at it.
http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/golden-peach-soup-with-shrimp-crab-seviche-10000001988533/ 

Spiced Blueberry Soup
Blueberries, cinnamon, and cardamon with lowfat sour cream.
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/recipecomdetail.jsp?recipeId=25117670 

Peach Mint Soup
Peaches, coconut milk, yogurt, with a touch of mint.
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/peach-mint-soup/detail.aspx

Cold Cherry Soup
Cherries with a touch of sour cream.
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Cold-Cherry-Soup/Detail.aspx 

Strawberry Soup
Stawberries, orange juice, and lowfat yogurt. A smoothie or a soup.
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Strawberry-Soup-I/Detail.aspx 

Cool Summer Berry Soup
Raspberries, strawberries, and lowfat yogurt. Is this soup or dessert?
http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/cool-summer-berry-soup-10000000222538/ 

Chilled Canteloupe Soup
Canteloupe, orange juice, lime, and cinnamon. 
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Chilled-Cantaloupe-Soup/Detail.aspx 

The Ultimate Summer Fruit Soup
Blueberries, oranges, pineapple, honeydew, and lowfat yogurt. This could be a smoothie recipe.
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/the-ultimate-summer-fruit-soup/detail.aspx 

Chunky Tomato Fruit Gazpacho
Tomatoes, mango, melon, cucumber, and nectarines.
http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/chunky-tomato-fruit-gazpacho-10000001197142/ 

Watermelon Gazpacho
Watermelon, cucumber, and red bell peppers in a tart soup. 
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/recipecomdetail.jsp?recipeId=25112140 

Mango Gazpacho
Mango, orange juice, cucumber, red bell pepper, and jalapeno. 
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Mango-Gazpacho/Detail.aspx 

Chilled Tomato and Avocado Soup
Tomatoes, avocado, green bell pepper, and nonfat yogurt.
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Chilled-Tomato-and-Avocado-Soup/Detail.aspx 

Avocado Soup
Avocado, shallots, chicken broth, and cream.
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Avocado-Soup/Detail.aspx

Did you see anything you will try? Think outside the soup mug. Personally, I'm wondering how good it would be to freeze that canteloupe soup in popsicle molds.