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Meal How-To: Sweet Potatoes

Buying Tips

Thanks to their many layers of skin, sweet potatoes aren’t generally exposed to pesticides and thus can be consumed non-organic.

Benefits

  • Calcium: improves bone health, optimizes heart and muscle function, and protects against cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure.
  • Iron: improves energy, focus, gastrointestinal processes, the immune system, and the regulation of body temperature
  • Vitamin C: improves absorption of iron, collagen production, the immune system, wound healing, and the maintenance of cartilage, bones, and teeth.

Prep Methods

Mash Poke holes and bake whole. Scrape out soft inside into a bowl and mash with a fork. Bake Slice into rounds and add to a pan with oil, salt, and pepper. Bake at 420F for 20-25 minutes. Air-fry Cut into a fry-like shape and add to air fryer.

Make it a Meal

Add healthy fats, vegetables and optional protein.

  • Protein: Chicken, turkey, fish, steak, tempeh, tofu, or beans
  • Fat: Avocado, olive oil, avocado oil, chopped nuts, tahini, cheese
  • Vegetables: Cooked greens (spinach, kale), cold salad greens, peppers, onion, garlic, mushrooms, tomatoes, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, etc.

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