(Family Features) - Soup is a super meal choice - there's nothing more soothing than a bowl of soup. A bowl of piping hot Sweet Potato and Apple Soup might be the recipe for better health according to Holly Clegg's book "Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Recommendations During & After Treatment." In the book, which Clegg co-authored with an oncologist, you'll find easy and nutritious recipes to ease the symptoms during treatment.
Like this soup recipe, all the recipes in Clegg's book are easy to prepare and provide necessary nutrition during the various phases and types of cancer treatment. The book offers recipes to help cancer patients better tolerate symptoms of treatment and maintain a healthy lifestyle after treatment. Many of the recipes feature ingredients that provide fuel and energy for the body. The healthful recipes are customized to address cancer patients' issues, but they're also a smart, nutritious choice for anyone.
Sweet Potato and Apple Soup, a subtle sweet-savory choice, might be considered one of those "super" soups because of all the great health benefits. By including Louisiana yams, the soup is packed with fiber, beta-carotene and nutrients, making it as nutritious as it is delicious.
Available year-round, the sweet potato (Louisiana yam) is extremely versatile. Apples blend well with sweet potatoes and a touch of ginger and curry create an amazing flavor combination. This pantry-friendly soup works well with leftover baked sweet potatoes or canned yams.
For more information about Louisiana sweet potatoes plus free recipes and nutritional information, visit www.sweetpotato.org or write the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission, P.O. Box 2550, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-2550.