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One Sweet Neighborhood

The “summer of love” was followed by a tumultuous year in 1968. Amidst the war, assassinations and riots, however, a small public station in Pittsburgh aired the first of 912 episodes that would be recorded over the next 33 years. It was a show that promoted love, kindness and acceptance. While geared for children, they are lessons we all can spend time thinking about today. Fred Rogers was an ordained minister who was concerned with the way television was…

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3 Recipes to Sweeten Your Memorial Day Barbecue

Memorial Day weekend has finally arrived, and you know what that means? It’s officially grilling season! What better way to celebrate the long-awaited summer than with some new grilling recipes to spice up your cookbook! Here are 3 delicious and simple recipes that are sure to make you the sweetest grill master of your next barbecue: Sweetpotato Veggie Burger with Avocado – Switch up the classic grilling staple with this vegetarian twist.

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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…

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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 – …

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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