I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Sweetpotato Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time and all opinions expressed about California sweetpotatoes are my own.
I mentioned in my last post that sweetpotaotes are kind of a staple in my house. In fact, they are my favorite vearch –vegetable that’s also a starch. (Before you start googling vearch, it’s really a made-up word, so you won’t find it). Other vearches include white potatoes, corn, peas, and most winter squash. In a dietitian’s world, they all count as a starch because they are higher in carbs and calories than regular vegetables. However, I give sweetpotatoes extra points, because they are full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber- more like vegetables. Continue Reading..