Video Recipe: Two Ways to Snack on Sweet Potatoes

 

 

 

Having a hard time fitting vegetables into your meals on a daily basis? Is your family forgoing their veggies because they don’t find them tasty enough?

Packed with vitamins A and C as well as fiber and potassium, sweet potatoes are a great addition to any meal.

We’ve got two simple and satisfying ways to start incorporating sweet potatoes into your diet. First, substitute high-fat and fried side dishes with these baked sweet potato fries. Sweet potatoes have a higher nutritional value than white potatoes — so they make for a great substitute for French fries and crunchy potato chips.

Swap cornbread for a sweet potato the next time you make chili. High fiber sweet potatoes can fill you up and keep you satisfied longer. In our version, we used a sweet potato as a serving bowl for chili.

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Two Ways to Prepare Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients

  • Sweet potatoes
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Your favorite chili
  • Optional: low-fat shreaded cheddar cheese