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Sweet Potato Soup

During the cold days of Fall and Winter, try this smooth and tasty soup. Not only is this great for the cold weather but it is perfect for the Fall and early Winter for those wanting to take advantage of the in season produce. This recipe is brought to us by Dannon. Take advantage of their easy to find coupons to make this very budget friendly recipe.

Creamy Sweet Potato Soup


  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1-1/2 qt. chicken broth
  • 1-3/4 cup Dannon® Plain Yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley or cilantro
  • 1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds


  • 1. In a soup pot heat oil. Add onions and cumin and sauté 3-4 minutes. Add potatoes and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer soup 20-25 minutes.
  • 2. Puree soup with 1-1/2 cups Dannon® Plain Yogurt and parsley or cilantro. Serve each portion of soup with a dollop of remaining yogurt and a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds.

Yields: 12 Servings (8 oz. per serving

Greek Salad

This delicious and very nutritious salad comes to us from Betty Crocker. This particular recipe was used at a recent family reunion and was a hit! Some people do not like olives or cucumber. Both can easily be set aside and added by those who would like it in their salad.


Lemon Dressing
1/4cup vegetable oil
2tablespoons lemon juice
1/2teaspoon sugar
1 1/2teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon pepper

7oz spinach, torn into bite-size pieces (5 cups)
1head Boston lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (4 cups)
1package (4 oz) crumbled feta cheese (1 cup)
4medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
24pitted ripe olives
3medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
1medium cucumber, sliced

1.In tightly covered container, shake all dressing ingredients.
2.In large bowl, toss salad ingredients and dressing. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving: Calories 140 (Calories from Fat 100); Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat0g); Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 680mg; Total Carbohydrate 6g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 2g); Protein 4g Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 70%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 10%; Iron10% Exchanges: 0 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.