Looking for unique ways to serve up sweet potatoes? Well rev' up the blender or food processor and discover a meal so filling, so tasty, you will smack your lips after each spoonful.
Hunker down with friends and family with this easy gumbo recipe. Best served with a fresh pot of rice.
Vietnamese broth based soup that is great for a light and enjoyable meal.
This soup is great for cold nights or when you might be feeling run down and sick. Adding lemon juice gives you an extra kick of vitamin C.
Capture the spices of Morocco with grass-fed, ground lamb, and chopped veggies. Grass-fed lamb is also full of omega-3 fats.
Leblebi is a Tunisian chickpea soup that is often served for breakfast but makes an amazing meal anytime of the day. Chickpeas are high in fiber, low in cholestrol, and filling.
Sounds weird, but tastes amazingly fresh and savory. The trick is to leave the cucumber and apple raw as a topping, only cook the other ingredients with the broth and noodles.
Summer brings lots of fresh produce and garden tomatoes of several varieties. This gazpacho can be made from any tomato, but by choosing yellow you get more iron, pottasium, and zinc.
This cold summer soup is delicious with seafood and lighter sandwiches. Kept in an airtight container it will keep up to 5 days.
Local Creole tomatoes are available in the early summer months. Take adantage of their crisp, wonderful fresh taste in this simple soup.
Soba is a gluten-free buckwheat noodle that absorbs flavor and liquid just like pasta. A great substitute for whole wheat pasta.
Louisiana is full of locally grown sweet melons. Take advantage of the local crop of watermelons, cantaloupe, and honeydew by making this refreshing gazpacho recipe on a beautiful sunny day.
Here is a vegetarian friendly version of Yaka Mein. This dish is known for it’s wonderful blend of Southern and Chinese flavors. Try it without meat, or if you want to add a little protein try seitan, chunks of chicken, pork, or seafood.
A soup that is light and perfect for Passover. Also works as a great appetizer or light lunch.
A Louisiana tradition that is served on Holy Thursday. This is a vegetarian and gluten free version of this classic gumbo.
Spring is here, enjoy the fresh growing season Louisiana has to offer and fill up on local nutritious veggies. This dish is great with a warmed up piece of French bread or pita.
Celebrate St. Patrick's day with an Irish Colcannon soup. A wonderful vegetarian and light version of a potato stew.
A lighter version of gumbo that is under 400 calories. Recipe From Cooking Light: November 2011.
Like Louisiana's gumbo, this hearty Spanish Colonial soup is a meal in one bowl, a Gulf Coast tradition from Texas to Florida. Fresh corn makes all the difference, so try to use it whenever you can. Otherwise, frozen kernels (but not canned) are fine.
Winter is a great time to make gumbo. Warm, filling, and a Louisiana Creole tradition.
Celebrate carnival season and the cold months in Louisiana with a warm bowl of seafood gumbo.
Celebrate carnival season or warm up this winter with an easy gumbo. Recipe courtesy of American Lamb Board
A local favorite with a few healthier ingredients makes this dish great for the holidays and special occasions.
A lean delicious gumbo recipe full of local ingredients. Recipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood & Aquaculture
Perfect for autumn cold weather, this soup is great paired with a salad or as an appetizer before the main course.
Recipe courtesy of "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil" from the American Diabetes Association and CanolaInfo, copyright 2009. Photo by Taran Z.@2009 from "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen."
A Louisiana dish perfect for those cool afternoon lunches or chilly evening dinners.
This flavorful, low-carb soup makes a great lunch the next day too. If you can’t find canned fire roasted tomatoes, you can use canned diced tomatoes with green chiles.
This recipe has only four ingredients. You can have it for lunch with a side salad or a veggie wrap.
This quick vegetable soup is a great way to bring your meals into alignment with MyPlate standards.
This speedy soup lends itself well to variation. Serve with a simple salad or crusty piece of bread.
This delicious soup is tasty and filling - perfect for lunch or a quick dinner.