Soul Food!

Many historically African American dishes are based on ingredients that are both delicious and nutritious.


While many people have comfort foods they say are “good for their soul,” the term “soul food” specifically refers to the food traditions that originated with enslaved individuals of African ancestry living in the American South. Traditional foods and recipes have been passed down through generations and have gained popularity across races and cultures.

To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in

Subscribe to Tufts Health & Nutrition

Get the next year of Tufts Health & Nutrition for as little as $18. And access all of our back issues and online content free of charge.
Subscribe today and save 36% off the regular rate!
Already Subscribed?
Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here