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Fit Foodie Finds + Sweetpotatoes

LeeWhere does healthy meet delicious?

Fit Foodie Finds knows exactly where!
The NC SweetPotato Commission is joining forces with the food and lifestyle blogger to celebrate our beloved sweet spud and show just how nutritious and delicious this versatile veggie can be!

Who is Fit Foodie Finds?

A fitness activist, health enthusiast, inspirational blogger and sweet tater lover who promotes a healthy and balanced lifestyle through delicious and beautiful recipes, challenging workouts, travel and everything in between.

Each month, Fit Foodie Finds will share a nutritious and delicious recipe highlighting the versatility of sweetpotatoes, each accompanied by a video tutorial. We hope ya’ll stay tuned for the latest recipes to try out in your own kitchens!

April: Sweetpotato Power Pancakes

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Pancake aficionado? Sick of eggs for breakfast? Or simply need an energy pick-me-up? Then Fit Foodie Finds’ Sweetpotato Power Pancakes are just for you! Simply mix eggs, flour, and sweetpotato puree to make a delicious and nutritious batch of pancake! Top with sliced banana, sprinkle of cinnamon and a dollop of nut butter – breakfast of champions! For the full recipe, take a look here!

March: Sneaky Sweetpotato Skillet Brownies

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Fit Foodie Finds has done it again! This month’s recipe takes the “sweet” in sweetpotato seriously. Grain-free and paleo-friendly, these sneaky brownies use sweetpotato puree instead of oil for a healthy twist. Trust us, one bite of these fudgey, chocolately brownies will have you adding sweetpotatoes to every baked good! For the full recipe, take a look here!

February: Sweetpotato Hash Egg Cups 

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For some, breakfast is truly a fast break. Slept through your alarm? Can’t find anything to wear? Don’t worry – Fit Foodie Finds has the perfect on-the-go breakfast for you! Her Sweetpotato Hash Egg Cups are the delicious balance of cheesy, savory goodness with a filling dose of protein. Better yet? Bake ahead and you’ll be prepared for any morning mishap the week has in store! For the full recipe, take a look here!

January: Super Sweetpotato Nachos for your Super Bowl Party 

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The Super Bowl is known as a time to celebrate (or commiserate) with lots of gluttonous grub. Not at Fit Foodie Finds’ tailgate! Self-proclaimed sweetpotato lover, Lee, transforms your standard nachos with homemade sweetpotato chips for a nutritious twist. We promise you won’t think about those salty, fried tortilla chips again! For the full recipe, take a look here!

December: How to Roast Sweetpotatoes

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From cubes to wedges, fries to rounds, sweet tater-expert Fit Foodie Finds shows you exactly how to roast your sweetpotatoes to perfection. Season to your liking, pop ‘em in the oven and before you know it, it’s time to dig in! Our tip? Make a large batch for the week – then toss your roasted sweetpotatoes into a frittata, onto a salad or simply as a side for dinner! For the step-by-step recipe, visit Fit Foodie Finds.

November: Baked Sweetpotato Cheddar Fritters

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Fit Foodie Finds explores the savory side of sweetpotatoes, uniting the best of the savory flavors (cheddar & chives, anyone?) then grating them all together into a flavor-packed, baked sweetpotato fritter. If you’ve never heard of grating your sweetpotato, simply grab your cheese grater and get gratin’. We promise this new kitchen tool will be your best friend when it comes to sweetpotatoes. Visit Fit Foodie Finds for the full recipe!