Skip to content

Blog

6 Spring Salads We’re Sweet On

Warmer weather, earlier sunrises, later sunsets, and of course, fresher, lighter fare. Spring is a wonderful time to start introducing salads back into your meal repertoire. By simply tossing in sweetpotatoes, a light side salad can transform into a satisfying and healthy lunch or dinner. Not to mention, sweetpotatoes are a great accompaniment to a wide range of salad flavor profiles from power greens to southwestern, sweet and fruity to zesty and spicy. Sweetpotato & Black…

Read More

3 Clever Ways to Use Leftover Sweet Taters

If ya’ll are anything like us, we’re all about leftovers and using them in creative ways. Because who really wants to be cooking tons of separate meals each week with all new ingredients? Let’s make our lives a little easier. And guess what? Leftover sweet taters can be used in so many delicious ways! Keep these 3 delicious recipe ideas in mind the next time you have leftover sweetpotatoes on hand: Sweetpotato Black Bean Quesadillas – …

Read More

3 Reasons Why Sweetpotatoes are Great for Your Workout

Photo by Emma Simpson on Unsplash Better, faster, stronger. Sweetpotatoes contain a powerful mix of nutrients, as well as phytonutrients – plant compounds that are important for good health – all in a 103-calorie package.* Whether you are an avid athlete or an occasional gym-goer, your body requires balanced nutrition to keep you performing at your peak and aid in your recovery. Here are 3 reasons why sweetpotatoes are important for your fitness fuel-up, recovery and an overall healthy…

Read More

Sweet Swaps for Easter: 4 Recipes to Bring to the Table

There’s something so special about getting together with family and friends for Easter – whether it’s a casual brunch or a more formal Easter meal. After a long winter, everyone sure is ready to enjoy a few bright dishes and we’ve got some delicious sweet tater ones for you! Loaded Breakfast Sweetpotatoes For those who need a little extra push to get out of bed, check out these quick and easy breakfast sweet taters by KJ…

Read More

A Sweet St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, y’all! From leprechauns, pots of gold, and lucky shamrocks, this holiday is filled with joy, happiness and…delicious food. While the Irish have a long history with potatoes dating back to 1589, we think its time to introduce them to the beloved sweetpotato. And since sweetpotatoes are so versatile, they are a natural fit in traditional Irish cuisine – with more flavor and health benefits too! Here are 5 sweet ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day:…

Read More

Go Further with Food this March with Sweetpotatoes!

March is National Nutrition Month® and this year’s theme, Go Further with Food, encourages us to achieve the numerous benefits healthy eating habits offer. It also urges us to find ways to manage food resources and cut back on waste, which helps you focus on getting the nutrients you need and saving money and the planet. We’re here to help you find the different ways you can make some changes with sweetpotatoes: Become a Meal Prep Star One way to…

Read More

Mix in Sweetpotatoes for Heart Health Month

February is a special time of year when we lead with a loving heart and show our loved ones just how much care. Though, you can’t love your fullest without a healthy heart, right y’all? As American Heart Health Month, we encourage you to give YOUR heart a little extra love… with sweetpotatoes, of course! Did y’all know that sweetpotatoes are high in antioxidant activity compared to other vegetables? Antioxidants help reduce your risk of chronic…

Read More

3 Ways to Celebrate National Sweetpotato Month

It’s our favorite time of year – National Sweetpotato Month! To celebrate this joyous and delicious month, we encourage you to explore all the ways sweetpotatoes can be enjoyed. While baking is a simple and tasty way to savor your favorite spud, many are surprised to learn about all the other ways sweetpotatoes can be prepared from matchsticks, noodles, shaved, wedges, planks and more. Not sure where to begin? You’re not alone! A consumer research survey showed that 20% of…

Read More

We’re Sweet on Smashed: 3 Delicious Smashed Sweetpotato Recipes

You know us, we love sweet taters in all forms but recently we’ve been cozying up to the idea of smashed sweet taters this winter. That’s right, they’re simple and oh so crispy. Here’s 3 of our favorite recipes: Garlic Butter Smashed Sweetpotatoes with Parmesan Cheese – Crispy and buttery on the outside and sweet and soft on the inside, these may be the best smashed sweetpotatoes of your life. Snag this smashed recipe from Café…

Read More