Sweet potatoes seem to fade into the background until the holiday season for most people. It's too bad since the sweet potato is loaded with nutrition and puts the white potato to shame. Give sweet potatoes a try for health reasons, but of course you have to enjoy what you eat. You can use them as an ingredient in many dishes-from desserts to the main course, and soon you will be craving sweet potatoes all the time. Check out these awesome recipes. As all good cooks do, we start with dessert:
How about taking the traditional sweet potato pie and giving it a new life as a fluffy bar of sweet coconut, white chocolate and graham cracker goodness? We love thes so much because each bite is like an explosion of flavors. This is definitely the perfect dessert for your holiday meal.
A hearty meal, these sweet potato quinoa patties are delicious, healthy and very filling. It's the answer to your meatless Monday (you are doing that, right?) and kids love these stuffed into pita bread for their lunchbox. They also hold together well enough to be dippers for your little chef's bento. Try the tahini yogurt dressing on the side too. It's perfect.
This hearty delicious meal kicks hunger to the curb. Sweet potatoes mix surprisingly well with enchilada ingredients. These are meatless and perfect. We think it's going to be a huge hit in your house as well.
Sweet potato noodles are an amazing addition to this recipe. Add to the noodles, you also have pancetta, pecans and craisins to make it a sweet and salty dish that is the perfect fall supper. We love to eat this the next day in the office. So delicious.
A warm, comforting dish that will bring your entire family to the table. This sweet potato hash is also a great way to end a busy day, and it's healthy too! What a handy thing to have in the recipe box when you just don't have the energy to make a huge meal. It's filling and tasty.