One sweet potato provides all the Vitamin A you need for the day. It's also a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Potassium. Check out these 5 fun ways to add more sweet potatoes to your meals.
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Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy two stuffed sweet potato halves with a tossed green salad.
75% fiber foods – sweet potatoes, chickpeas, spinach, garlic, salad greens
25% foods – olive oil, tahini, dressing
Make it a Full Plate Meal: A slice of whole grain bread is a 25% option to finish off the meal.
75% fiber foods – brown lentils, sweet potato, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, spinach
25% foods – whole grain bread
Make it a Full Plate Meal: Assemble the sweet potato breakfast bowl as directed in the recipe.
75% fiber foods – sweet potato, bananas, raspberries, blueberries
25% foods – nut butter, protein powder, hemp hearts, chia seed, cacao nibs
Recipe Note: Choose only 2 of the 25% zone items to keep them in their area. I would choose nut butter and hemp hearts.
Make it a Full Plate Meal: Prepare the bowl as directed in the recipe.
75% fiber foods – kale, sweet potatoes, black beans, brown rice, avocado, red onion, cilantro
25% foods – yogurt, olive oil
Recipe Note: Use only 1 tablespoon of olive oil for roasting and the kale to keep the fat at healthy levels.
Make it a Full Plate Meal: Try your favorite variation of sweet potato toast for breakfast or lunch.
75% fiber foods – sweet potato, blueberry, banana, avocado
25% zone options – peanut butter, cream cheese, egg, hemp seeds