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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…

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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…

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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…

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A Fresh Start with Sweetpotatoes

The holiday season is officially over, y’all! While some may have the post-holiday blues, others are breathing a heavy sigh of relief. No matter which you are, we can all agree that the new year means fresh beginnings and time to get things back on track. Don’t get us wrong, you won’t see us turning down a piece of chocolate here and there. We know the key to health is all about moderation because we believe nutritious can also be…

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5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Sweetpotatoes

We believe the best things in life our sweet, but satisfying your sweet tooth doesn’t have to mean breaking the calorie bank. Sweetpotatoes are proof that delicious and nutritious can co-exist! Here are 5 healthy desserts with a “sweet” twist featuring yours truly: Sweetpotato Pound Cake – Sweetened naturally with coconut and sweetpotatoes, Superman Cooks‘ pound cake is the perfect festive treat. Whip up this beauty to impress your family, friends and…

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Get Sweet this Holiday Season!

Your halls are decked, your tree trimmed and presents wrapped – it’s that most wonderful time of the year, y’all! And what better way to celebrate being with loved ones than to share some sweetpotato comfort foods. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites to enjoy during Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s, whatever your heart desires. So go ahead and grab that tacky sweater and break out your favorite root vegetable, our sweet taters! Sweetpotato Rounds with Herbed Ricotta and Walnuts…

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The Age-Old Holiday Mystery

Table is set, decorations are hung, loved ones gather near and far. The holidays are a joyous time to pile your plates high with zero judgement and guilt. (That’s what your holidays are all about, right?) With so much joy and deliciousness filling the dining room, we hate to draw attention to the age-old mystery that plagues Thanksgiving. We’re looking at you – you beautiful, fluffy orange casserole. Candied yams have been a favorite on holiday tables for…

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Be Sweet for World Kindness Day

Did y’all know that November 13th is World Kindness Day? We’re all about it down here in North Carolina because who couldn’t stand to a little sweeter. We think there’s no better way to celebrate than creating some simple, sweet tater recipes for your friends and family. Whether it’s dropping off dinner for your neighbors or bringing in a surprise treat for your coworkers, our sweetpotato recipes are a delicious and nutritious way to show everyone a little…

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Be Sweet More Often

The holiday season is good time to remember to be a little sweeter, but we here at the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission think you (and everyone else!) should take that motto and apply it throughout the year. Whether it’s dropping off dinner for your neighbors or bringing in a surprise dessert for your coworkers, it’s important for everyone to be sweet more often. That’s why we’re partnering with Honest Cooking and 20 incredible bloggers…

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