Lunch Today: Sweet Potato Cakes

Sweet Potato PancakesThese delicious easy to make patties are chock full of vitamin C, beta carotene and fiber, perfect for when you feel like something hearty and nourishing. They can be served as a main course or shape the patties into small bites and serve as an appetizer, with your favorite salsa. They are also great frozen. Just make a double batch, shape into patties, and freeze. Delicious for an after-work supper when you have little time!

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Snack Today: Sweet Potato Dip

sweet-potatoesServed with naan bread or raw veggies, this easy sweet potato dip makes a really great snack or a great item to bring to a potluck.

The star of this recipe, the sweet potato, is a nutrition powerhouse. Just one medium cooked sweet potato contains 4 grams of fiber, 32 percent of our daily vitamin C, and an amazing 475 percent of our daily vitamin A! Vitamin A helps our bodies maintain healthy teeth, soft tissue, and skeletal tissue, and is important for healthy vision and healthy skin. Sweet potatoes are also a good source of vitamin E, vitamin B6, potassium, manganese and magnesium.

So dig in! Continue reading “Snack Today: Sweet Potato Dip”

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