- October 1st, 2012
As we travel around the world looking for that next exotic superfood, we should take a moment and check our own local farmers’ market. The Center for Science in the Public Interest selected sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas) as their best food choice. They refer to sweet potatoes as a “nutritional all-star” and one of the best vegetables that you can eat.Sweet potatoes are packed with nutrition!
- August 31st, 2011Unfeatured
2 to 3 lbs sweet potatoes
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1. Wash sweet potatoes thoroughly and trim the pointed ends. Slice into wedges.
2. In a bowl, combine sweet potatoes with remaining ingredients and stir until well combined.
3. Spread mixture onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Roast at 500 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until crispy tender.
Nutrition info per serving (6): 132 calories; 2.7 g fat; 0.4 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1.7 g protein; 26.4 g carbohydrates; 4.1 g fi ber; 20.7 mg sodium