Sweet Potato & Kale Recipes

Kale & White Bean Soup Serves 4 INGREDIENTS -3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil -1 large yellow onion, diced -4 stalks celery, diced -2 large carrots, chopped -6 cloves garlic, chopped -8 cups water -2 (15 ounce) cans white beans (cannelloni), drained -Juice and zest of 1 lemon -2 bunches fresh kale, ribs and stems … Read More


Beets

Beets are tasty and colorful vegetable that can be found in season during the fall in North Carolina. This root vegetable has a sweet taste and contains fiber. Check out these four recipes to include beets in your diet this fall. Chicken Quesadillas with Beet & Green Apple Salsa  Makes 4 servings/Serving size: 1 quesadilla … Read More


Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash Ingredients: 2 cups sweet potato, chopped2 tbsp olive oil1 cup fresh cranberries (can substitute dried cranberries)½ tsp cinnamon2 tbsp nut butter2 tbsp honey Directions: Wash sweet potatoes and cube. Heat olive oil in sauce pan. Sauté sweet potatoes for 15 minutes. Add cranberries, sprinkle in cinnamon and continue sautéing until sweet potatoes are … Read More


Colorful Potato Salad

Ingredients Non-stick cooking spray 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cubed 1 large baking potato, peeled and cubed 1/4 cup olive oil 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup vinegar 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Directions Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray a baking pan with cooking spray. Put … Read More


Build a Healthy Snack Mix

Makes 3 servings Ingredients 1 cup whole grain (whole wheat cereal squares, oat cereal O’s, or popcorn) 1/2 cup fruit (any dried fruit, such as cranberries, apricots, and bananas) 1/2 cup vegetable (any dried vegetable, such as edamame, dried green beans, and dried sweet potatoes) 2 tablespoons dairy (try yogurt-covered dried fruit or grated cheese) … Read More


Tasty Tots

Makes 6 servings Serving Size: 6 tots Ingredients 5 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and coarsely shredded 2 1/2 cups canned low-sodium garbanzo beans (chickpeas) with liquid 1/2 cup green onions, finely chopped 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon ground … Read More


Sweet Potato Recipes

Oven Fries  Makes 6 servings Serving Size: 10 fries Ingredients Non-stick cooking spray 4 medium baking potatoes or sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons oil seasonings (optional)* *Try one or several of these seasonings: salt, pepper, seasoning salt, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, paprika Directions Preheat oven to 475°F. Lightly spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking … Read More


Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, unpeeled and washed 1 teaspoon oil optional spices (see below) Optional Spices: For additional seasoning and variety, you could add cinnamon and sugar garlic powder paprika curry powder cayenne pepper Italian seasoning your favorite non-salt seasoning Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. 2. Cut potato into fry-like strips: First cut … Read More


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