Even though sweet potatoes are usually considered Thanksgiving fare, the nutritional world has been a proponent of their health benefits for years. Thankfully, the culinary world is catching up and sweet potatoes are now a menu staple at many restaurants.
Sweet potatoes are loaded with carotenoids, vitamin C, potassium and fiber and are considered one of the 10 best foods for you on the planet. If all that isn’t good enough for you, they are delicious as well.
For those who are conscious about consuming too many carbs, don’t worry! You can consider them “good carbs” and it is perfectly acceptable to add them to your diet.
Sweet Potatoes Make a Great Snack Too
Some people shy away from cooking sweet potatoes because they think it may be difficult. Let me tell you, it isn’t. Sweet potatoes are very simple to prepare. The first and easiest method is to cook them in the microwave; something kids can do for themselves after school instead of firing up an Easy Mac.
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Here is my favorite method for cooking sweet potatoes. It is one recipe that everyone in my family loves and there are never any left overs! I usually bake one sweet potato per person.
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