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Old 03-25-2007, 01:41 PM   #1
Michael Lynn
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I'm looking for some health-friendly sweet potato recipes. As tasy as the butter and brown sugar ones from Outback are, I don't think that's the best for my health :-)

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Old 03-25-2007, 05:02 PM   #2
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Steaming or boiling them then mashing them up with cinnamon, walnuts, and walnut oil or whole grass fed butter is pretty darn good and fast.
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Old 03-26-2007, 07:11 AM   #3
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Top with coconut oil and cinnamon. Mmm good!
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Old 03-26-2007, 08:11 AM   #4
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We bake the sweet potatos, cut them in half and scoop out the potato keeping the skins.

Mash potato with some yogurt / sour cream and some Chipotle chilis. edit - I think it is Chipotle in Adobe sauce.

Put back into shells and bake / broil. If you broil watch it the whole time or you will have flaming sweet potatoes!

Heat depends on the amount of chili obviously. The chilis give it a nice smoky taste with some spice. Yogurt smooths it out and makes it creamier.



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Old 03-26-2007, 08:33 AM   #5
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Like others have said, cinnamon is great on sweet potatoes. Here are the different ways I eat them:

-baked with a light brushing of olive oil and sprinkled with cinammon

-boiled, then mashed with garlic and a little olive oil

-baked with a light brushing of maple syrup

The last one is awesome, but the maple syrup can load on the calories so I only do it on the odd occasion for a treat
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Old 03-26-2007, 09:00 AM   #6
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Post workout I will often microwave and then mash a sweet-potato with vanilla whey protein powder and a small touch of olive oil and splenda. Tastes surprisingly like sweet potatoes with marshmallows :p
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Old 03-26-2007, 09:22 AM   #7
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Cut them into cubes and put some olive oil, salt, and pepper on them then bake them in the oven around 325-350 degrees. Sweet potatoe fries.
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Old 03-26-2007, 12:50 PM   #8
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Cut them into thin slices and fry them in olive oil.
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Old 03-28-2007, 08:57 AM   #9
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Mash them and add a little bit of whatever oil you prefer and some grated orange rind. Cinnamon optional. Mmm!

I also love them with lots of garlic.
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Old 03-28-2007, 07:06 PM   #10
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One of my favorite local restaurants serves sweet potato crusted fish. I'll look for the recipe (extremely popular restaurant, so the chef released some recipes to the newspaper), but it's basically shredded sweet potato (like cole-slaw shredded, not too fine) mixed with some eggs to hold it together, all mixed up and slapped on a piece of fish that's been dredged in flour. I think he may even throw some chopped nuts in there. Then just cook it in a pan with a little oil (walnut or almond would be good).
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