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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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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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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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Getting’ Ready for Football Season with Sweet Taters

Okay y’all – it’s finally here – football season! Whether you’re a lover of college, professional or even your local high school team, there’s just something special about this time of year. And we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than by adding sweetpotatoes to every football party snack! From chili to nachos to gameday appetizers, sweet taters will satisfy the whole crowd while they cheer on their favorite team. Take a look at some of our favorite…

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Celebrate the Fiesta de Camotes this September!

There’s no better to celebrate the start of a new month (and almost new season) than with sweetpotatoes! This September, the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission is excited to announce Fiesta de Camotes, or Celebrating Sweetpotatoes, highlighting Hispanic restaurants and bakeries throughout North Carolina featuring sweetpotatoes in a special dish, and is just in time for National Hispanic Heritage Month. Take a look at some of the recipes these chefs are cooking up, and find them all…

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Get Grillin’ this Fourth of July with Sweetpotatoes!

It’s finally here y’all, everyone’s favorite summertime holiday: the Fourth of July! So that means hot dogs, fresh watermelon and grilled everything. You know we just love grilled sweetpotatoes, and we’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites for your outdoor barbecue tomorrow! Grilled Sweetpotato Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing, Blue Cheese and Pecans This grilled salad blows your boring ol’ sweetpotato salad out of the water! With tangy blue cheese and crunchy pecans, your taste…

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Stay Healthy with Sweetpotato Bowls!

Now that the warm weather is here, we want delicious options that won’t weigh us down and just makes us feel good. Well folks, have no fear, sweetpotato bowls are here! From adding quinoa to avocados to salmon, we think there’s a bowl for everyone. Tahini Grilled Avocado, Cauliflower and Sweetpotato Power Bowl Whether you need an option for a #MeatlessMonday or just want a yummy lunch to ‘power’ you through the day, this bowl is…

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Memorial Day Cookout: 5 Grilled Sweetpotato Recipes

For most, Memorial Day means the kickoff of grilling season. While sweetpotatoes are renowned for their long-standing appearance on holiday dinner tables, many are surprised to learn that they are actually a year-round vegetable. With grilling season upon us, toss your taters into that open pit – trust us, they can take the heat! Sweet and creamy on the inside, charred and crunchy on the outside – what’s not to love? Here are a few of our favorite grilled sweetpotato…

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Sweetpotato Bread Pudding

Recipe Developed by Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN in Partnership with NCSPC Revamped bread pudding with bites of sweetpotato and hints of dark chocolate chips make for a custardy, light dessert that’s budget-wise and slow-cooker friendly. Ingredients      6 cups stale bread, cut into 2” pieces 2 cups sweetpotatoes, cut into 1/2” pieces 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Instructions Spray your slow cooker…

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Celebrating #NationalSaladMonth with Sweetpotatoes!

Y’all know we just love salads, especially when there’s sweet taters involved! To celebrate #NationalSaladMonth throughout the month of May, we’ve gathered some of our favorite salad ideas. Grilled Sweetpotato Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing, Blue Cheese and Pecans Okay, bear with us y’all! We know this isn’t a typical salad, necessarily, but it still counts, right?! This dish is just perfect for those upcoming summertime parties as a side to your favorite barbecue plates.

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