Healthy French Recipes for Bastille Day

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The French Revolution began with the Storming of the Bastille. Now, France recognizes this important moment in French history by celebrating on their national holiday: Bastille Day.

New Orleans is so closely related to France, it is only fitting that we provide you with some healthy, French cuisines to try at home!

French Onion Soup

This recipe includes instructions for making your own beef broth, which is an easy way to control sodium levels.

Classic French Omelet

Top this omelet with sautéed mushrooms, grilled salmon or roasted asparagus for added flavor, color, protein and fiber.

Vegetable Soup with Basil Paste

You can mix and match your favorite vegetables, or use what’s in your fridge.

Coq au Vin

A French classic, this recipe is only half the calories as the original.

And, if you’d rather enjoy French cuisine on Bastille Day where someone else does the cooking, you can find some great food-focused events in and around New Orleans here.

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