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Beat the Heat with These North Carolina Sweetpotato Treats

As temperatures continue to heat up, you may be looking for creative ways to keep cool. Did you know North Carolina sweetpotatoes are chock full of nutrients that will leave you feeling energized when temperatures rise? But don’t let the “sweet” in sweetpotatoes deceive you: The orange superfood is a guilt-free way to satisfy your summer sweet tooth.  Check out these four sweetpotato treats that will help you beat the heat this summer: Kick start your day of fun in…

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Food Safety Tips and Delicious Summer Recipes

by Sarah Schlichter, MPH, RDN for the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission With warmer weather ahead, you may find yourself staying away from the oven inside and gravitating towards eating outside. After all, July is National Grilling Month, and there are several healthy, fun and versatile ways to utilize sweetpotatoes on the grill during these warm months!

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