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Gluten-Free Muffin available at Souplantation/ Sweet TomatoesEver since we introduced our Gluten-Free Coconut Muffin, we’ve been hearing nothing but ravenous, rave reviews from our fans on our blog and across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, gushing about how much they love this sweet treat! Our chefs listened to your feedback and are bringing them back for a limited time.

Chewy, yet with a perfectly crunchy top, we can’t help but agree that these dairy-free and gluten-free muffins are like taking a bite out of a tropical paradise. Don’t believe us – read on to see what some of our fans are saying and be sure to get a taste for yourself between April 22nd – April 24th, when they make their comeback, again!

These coconut muffins are by far my favorite bakery item you’ve ever had!!! The perfect combo of moist and chewy and of course delish! Can’t believe they’re gluten free! – Lili B.

These are some of the greatest gluten-free muffins I’ve ever tried. If you bring them back, we will keep coming back! – Greg

These are the best thing you’ve ever served! – Mary M.

The coconut muffin best ever! – Evie F.


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Take a bite out of spring with this salad recipe!

Light and refreshing, the zesty flavors of lemon and cranberries dance with crunchy spiced pecans in our Lemon Salad with Spiced Pecans. Since you can’t make it to Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes every day (although, we know you want to!), our chefs decided to share a page out of our made-from-scratch recipe book to you can enjoy the dish at home, too.

Don’t forget to email, pin or print the recipe below (just use the “SHARE” button at the bottom of this page) so you can remember to add the needed ingredients to your grocery list this week!

Souplantation/ Sweet Tomatoes Lemon Salad Recipe


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Head to your local grocer or farmers’ market this season – or just browse Pinterest – and you’re sure to see fresh asparagus front and center. Since this vegetable is increasing in popularity around the nation and is spring superfood, our chefs here at Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes couldn’t resist adding it to the menu. Look for our new Creamy Lemon & Asparagus Hot Pasta and Cream of Asparagus soup (available April 24th – 28th) at your local restaurant.

Interested in learning a little more about these nutrient-packed spears? Read on! And, don’t forget to share the delicious tid-bits of information by using the orange “SHARE” button below.

Superfood: Asparagus

Grilled, steamed, or pureed – what is your favorite way to serve asparagus? Share below and be sure to visit your closest Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes this April to try our Superfood Menu – featuring asparagus!

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Spring is the perfect time to start fresh and renew your commitment to eating more nutritious and wholesome meals. With a menu full of superfoods at Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes it’s the perfect time to grab a plate, pile on the salad and try a few of our new featured menu items that are in line with your dietary restrictions.

During April, plan to visit your nearest Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes with your friends and family to try the following Gluten-free, Vegetarian and Vegan menu items.

Tossed Salads:

  • Lemon Salad with Spiced Pecans: It’s a springtime favorite and both Gluten-free and Vegetarian!

Prepared Deli Salads:

  • Joan’s Broccoli Madness: A Gluten-free item that is always available to enjoy
  • Lemon Broccoli: A tart twist on a fave, this dish is a Vegetarian option that’s available April 1st – 14th
  • Hawaiian Slaw with Coconut: A Vegetarian & Gluten-free option you can enjoy April 1st – 14th )
  • Baja Bean & Cilantro: Gluten-free, Vegan and a refreshing prepared salad option served at the beginning of the month
  • Sweet Onion & Yukon Gold Potato: Everyone will love this potato salad – it’s both Gluten-free and Vegan (available April 17th – 28th)
  • Chipotle Lime & Cilantro Quinoa: A new dish that will be sure to please everyone’s palate as it’s both Vegan and Gluten-free (available April 17th – 28th)
  • Aunt Doris’ Red Pepper Slaw: Vegan, Gluten-free, and delicious (only available April 17th – 28th)


  • Asian Ginger Broth: This scrumptious soup is also Vegetarian
  • Creamy Cauliflower & Cheese: A hearty Vegetarian soup served April 1st – 14th
  • Split Pea & Potato Barley: Grab a bowl of this Vegetarian soup between April 1st & 14th
  • Pinto Bean & Basil Barley: Enjoy this Vegetarian soup April 17th – 28th
  • Broccoli Cheese: It’s a classic fave and also Vegetarian (available April 17th – 28th)
  • White Bean & Kale: A delish Vegan soup served in San Diego & Texas between April 17th & 28th
  • Deep Kettle House Chili: A hearty and low-fat, Gluten-free dish
  • Santa Fe Black Bean Chili: ONLY available in Texas but is a delicious low-fat, Vegan and Gluten-free option

Hot Pastas:

The following hot pastas are delicious Vegetarian options:

  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Vegetarian Marinara


Still need Vegetarian options? We have some more:

  • Wildly Blue Blueberry Muffins
  • Buttermilk Cornbread
  • Brownie Bites
  • Grilled Cheese Focaccia

And, for a limited time, get our Gluten-free bakery item:

  • Gluten-free Coconut Muffin (only available April 22-24th)


Need a sweet treat? Enjoy the following:

  • All of our Soft Serve: Both Gluten-free & Vegetarian
  • Tapioca Pudding: Both Gluten-free & Vegetarian
  • Sugar Free Mousse: Gluten-free and sugar free goodness!
  • Flavored Gelatin: An old-time fave that is also Gluten-free

Salad Dressings:

Our Gluten-free salad dressings include:

  • Ranch, Blue Cheese, FF Honey Mustard, FF Ranch, FF Italian, French, Thousand Island, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Olive Oil and Vinegar

Our Vegan salad dressings include:

  • Basil Vinaigrette, Cranberry Orange Vinaigrette, Italian Dressing (Fat-free), Lemon Greek Vinaigrette, Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette, Vinaigrette

Need even more variety? We {almost} ALWAYS have the following Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten-free items available:

  • Salad bar fresh-cut produce
  • Baked potatoes

Do you have an additional allergy or dietary restriction? Our managers have a full list of ingredients on hand in each location and will gladly assist you in determining which menu items are available to enjoy!

*We define Vegetarian dishes as any menu item not containing poultry, beef, pork or fish
*We define Vegan dishes as any menu item not containing meat, eggs, dairy products, or any other animal-derived ingredients
*We define Gluten-Free as any menu item not containing wheat, rye or barley

Due to the nature of our restaurants there is a possibility of cross-contact between menu items. We also make ingredient substitutions from time to time.  This information is intended as a guide and is not a guarantee that a particular product is completely free of certain ingredients.  We encourage you to carefully consider your dining choices if you have a severe sensitivity or allergy to certain foods.

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Featured Fresh Recipe: Mandarin Spinach Salad with Caramelized Walnuts

by admin March 28, 2014 Health & Nutrition

Spring is here and the sunnier weather has us thinking of backyard BBQs and block parties. If you’re looking for a light and tasty side dish to bring to upcoming outdoor celebrations, or want to start your family dinner with a refreshing salad, try dishing up Mandarin Spinach Salad with Caramelized Walnuts– this recipe is [...]

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Celebrate National Agriculture Day: Meet our Potato Growers at Pleasant Valley Potato

by admin March 25, 2014 Fun Stuff

From farm-fresh produce to from-scratch menu items and bakery items hot out of the oven, we strive to always serve our guests the most wholesome and hearty dishes at Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes. We couldn’t deliver such delicious food without the dedicated growers and talented chefs we work with. To celebrate March 25th being National Agriculture Day, [...]

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Our Gift to You – Gluten-Free Coconut Muffins & Cream of Mushroom Soup!

by admin March 20, 2014 Promotions

We know that seeing your favorites leave our monthly menus can be a bit disheartening. Even when exciting, new menu options are introduced, it’s sometimes hard to say goodbye to the dishes you love. So, to celebrate our birthday month and 36 years in operation, we’re giving you, our loyal guests a gift – and [...]

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Dig In …to Your Spring Garden

by admin March 12, 2014 Fun Stuff

Spring is just around the corner (only 8 days away!) and with it a reminder to start anew – spring cleaning, new outdoor adventures and a fresh look at what’s on your plate. So, we invite you to consider starting your own garden! For those days you can’t make it to Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes to enjoy [...]

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March Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Menu at Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes

by admin March 3, 2014 Health & Nutrition

March marks the arrival of our Comfort Food menu. With classic favorites to warm you up on a cold day (hello, Classic Creamy Tomato Soup!), what’s even more comforting to know is what menu items meet your dietary restrictions so you can enjoy a wholesome meal with friends and family. This month, visit your nearest [...]

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The Super Salad Builder Cheat Sheet

by admin February 19, 2014 Fun Stuff

We’ve all felt that way before – you don’t know what greens to start with, not sure which salad toppings to add; do you want red AND green bell peppers (or maybe none at all)? Here at Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes we think salad prep should always be a fun and non-stressful experience – more like finger [...]

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Discover Fresh Abundance

Let's just say within 24 hours of being in the ground, it's on a refrigerated truck on its way to us. Our food is made from scratch every day. Our salad bar buffet features over 50 fresh ingredients, including specialty tossed and prepared salads. In addition to salads, we server original recipe hot pastas, hand-crafted soups, scratch-made muffins, and Focaccia breads in our hot buffet. Create. Indulge. Enjoy.

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