As part of my detox I am incorporating sweet potato’s into my diet, not to replace white potato’s but to enhance my choices. I keep hearing great news about these funny looking orange potato’s, and below are a few health benefits and links to find out more.
Health benefits of sweet potatoes:
Seriously, why have I waited this long.
More great info. on Sweet Potato’s:
- One of my favourite sites is the World’s Healthiest Foods, check it out often. Here is what they have to say about these orange numbers.
- Women’s Health my go to magazine for all things body and mind. Check out this great healthy recipe.
- Last but not least, looks like I’m not the only one looking to incorporate sweet potatoes into her diet, they are flying off the shelves will an all time sales high.
They also happen to actually be a vegetable not a starch so technically you could still have white potatoes in your day and not have too many carbs! 😉
My favourite is a salad with the steamed sweet potatoe tossed in a honey mustard vinaigrette. Then you add celery, red onion, parlsey. The recipe is from the Moosewood Restaurant Cooks At Home, p. 135. Also quite good if you roast them with carrots or potatoes tossed with spices such as paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper.