Wednesday, July 17, 2019

so, what's up with sweet potatoes anyway?

They are sweet on you
Sweet potatoes have become the rising star in American popular food culture. Network television including the Food Network and celebrated chefs are featuring delicious and new recipes featuring different types of sweet potatoes. These recipes spotlight the natural sweetness of these tubers instead of drowning them in traditional brown sugar and marshmallows.

Sweet Potato pie is a great dessert

They are hip on nutrition
In a 1992 scientific analysis, considering fiber content, complex carbohydrates, protein, vitamins A and C, iron, and calcium, the sweet potato ranked highest in nutritional value, sweet potatoes earned 184 points, 100 points over the next on the list, the common potato (NCSPC). Sweet potato varieties with dark orange flesh have more vitamin A then those with light colored flesh.

Beauregard variety sweet potato

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